Many of Reggio di Calabria’s key attractions are close to Scilla, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s list is the fascinating Pylons and the iconic Regional Museum of Messina. If time permits, be sure to also visit Lantern Tower and the Fiera di Messina.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region the special place it is. Visit some of the interesting museums including the Museo San Paolo, the Museo Nazionale della Magna Grecia and Pinacoteca Civica. See established and up-and-coming artists performing live at the Teatro Comunale Francesco Cilea.
Get active out-of-doors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Get in touch with nature at one of the area’s beaches, for example the Lido Comunale Zerbi. Enjoy some of the beautiful urban spaces such as the Orto Botanico Pietro Castelli dell'Università di Messina in Messina.
If you have time in and around Scilla, stop by the Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, the Monumento ai Caduti di Tutte le Guerre and the Cathedral of Messina in Messina. Learn more about the events of the past by seeing some heritage sites, such as Aragonese Castle. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as the Sanctuary of Montevergine in Messina, the Chiesa degli Ottimati and Sant'Elia Church.
Spend an afternoon with fellow basketball lovers at PalaCalafiore, cheering on local heroes, the Viola Reggio Calabria. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear black and orange, the colors of the Viola Reggio Calabria.
To really get to know Scilla, think about making a reservation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Take your pick from the Hotel Royal Palace, Messina, the Hotel President, or the Capo Peloro Resort, Messina.