Maiera is located approximately 230 miles (370 kilometers) from Rome, the national capital, and about 90 miles (145 kilometers) from Amalfi.
To discover why so many holiday-makers decide on Calabria as a holiday spot, ensure you spend a while longer in the area. Examples of places within a relatively short distance of Maiera are Guardia Piemontese, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, and Guardia Piemontese Marina, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north.
If you're staying in Maiera, head to Cosenza. Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southeast, this regional city is where you'll find Hohenstaufen Castle, Calabria National Park and Church of Sant'Agostino. If you have time to spare, visit Duomo di Cosenza, Azienda Ospedaliera dell'Annunziata and Teatro Morelli before you return to Maiera.
Houses of faith are the best doorways into a community's spiritual heart. The shrines throughout Calabria are certainly no exception. If the rain clouds roll in, don't panic, Calabria boasts plenty of indoor theaters, art museums and nature museums, that'll keep you and your family busy.
Touring to places you've never been can encourage the daredevil in people. If you're feeling brave, have a go at parasailing. This region has a number of excellent places for sea kayaking, so be sure you leave room in your schedule to fit it in. Scuba diving is another popular activity here.
When your time is up in this unique place, say farewell the way locals do, with a hearty "Ciao."