Melissa is situated approximately 300 miles (483 kilometers) southeast of Rome, the country's capital.
It's no surprise Melissa is a perennial favourite with travelers; the surrounding region features numerous great natural and man-made attractions. Cutro, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north, and Crosia, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast of Melissa are also worth checking out.
Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west of Melissa is Cosenza, a regional city where you can visit Duomo di Cosenza, Hohenstaufen Castle and Teatro Morelli. Azienda Ospedaliera dell'Annunziata, Church of Sant'Agostino and Calabria National Park are also good spots for calling into before heading back to Melissa.
Should the weather turns nasty; don't worry, Calabria boasts some terrific art galleries, craft workshops and mansions, that'll keep you and your family entertained and dry. History lovers will adore Calabria's fabulous traditional villages, old towns and castles.
Why don't you have a go at some wintersports here? Cross-country skiing is a good option. Another possibility is skiing. Travelers with special interests are sure to enjoy Melissa's culinary tours, winery tours and guided nature walks.
When it is time to pack your suitcase and say "Ciao" to Melissa, you'll have loads of special memories to last a lifetime.