Photos of Italy -
Home Advertise Articles Email Forum News Store

Art, Cuisine, Famous Italians, Festivals, Folklore, Genealogy, Holidays, Hotels, Photos, Real Estate, Sports, Travel and More

  • Buying Property Guide
  • City/Island Guides
  • Inheritance Guide
  • Regional Guides
    Surname Collection
    Add your name to the collection.
    Authentic Italian recipes for you to enjoy.
    Photo Galleries
    Enjoy photos of Italy, wine making & more.
    Proverbs in Italian & English.
    Our Paesani
    Weekly column dedicated to today's Italy.
    by Francesca Di Meglio

    Italian Memories
    Articles on growing up Italian.
    by Cookie Curci

    Una Mamma Italiana
    Articles for Italian mammas.
    by Tiffany Longo

    Learn Italian
    English-Italian guides
    Spanish-Italian guides.

    Molto Italiano
    Sign up for our FREE newsletter.
    Test your knowledge of Italy.
  • Culture, Folklore & Traditions
    Calabria Region Guide

    Donna di Luzzi Traditional Folk Costume
    Donna di Luzzi Traditional Folk Costume
    Experience the culture of Reggio
    Experiencing first-hand the cultural experiences that the Reggio area can give can be a truly unique way to experience this land.

    Language of Calabria
    Here you will find information to assist in your understanding of the Calabria language. It includes a collection of books and a verb database.

    The Legend of Alaric's Treasure
    Legend has it that the King of the Visigoths was buried in Cosenza, Calabria after he ransacked the city of Rome in 410 AD. Is this just another tale of folklore or is there truth to this story?

    Scylla and Charybdis, the myth between the two shores
    It is a story full of passion, unrequited loves, fierce revenge and a dramatic epilogue, the one that tells of the mythological deeds of gods and mortals in the mirror of water that separates Reggio from Messina.

    Traditional Costumes from Calabria
    These are images taken from a valuable collection of rare prints of late 1700 and early 1800, when Italy still did not exist as a nation and Calabria was part of the "Kingdom of the Two Sicilies."

    Folk Songs/Groups

    Calabrisella Mia
    Back in time, in the beautiful region of Calabria, in a pristine village where life is pure and simple, takes place a beautiful love story. These photos give you an opportunity to see the story unfold frame by frame.

    Songs from Calabria
    These folk songs from the Calabria region include: La Calavresella, La Catanzarese and La Scillitana.


    Detti e Proverbi Calabresi
    This list contains a number of proverbs and sayings.

    This includes proverbs written in the dialect for the region and it includes the proverb in the standard Italian.

    Calabria Resources
    Introduction Cities Cuisine
    Culture/Folklore Entertainment Events/Feasts
    Genealogy History Hotels
    Maps Museums Photos
    Practical Info Religion Travel/Tourism


    Follow Us

    Featured Item

    Italiansrus Gear

    Partner Links


    Italiansrus Gear
    Proudly display the colors of Italy with these great products.

    Speak Italian? Speak it better! Subscribe to Tutto italiano Today!
    The world largest online retailer for Premium Italian Fashions.

    Real Estate

    Property in Calabria is the leading Italian property portal listing hundreds of homes for sale in Calabria.


    | Home | Email | Forum | Newsletter |

    Copyright © 1998-2024 Anthony Parente. All rights reserved.