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The mountains and the hills of “Le Serre”are stretched between the Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas.The natural beautiful landscape is improved by the characteristic villages that are different and peculiar for culture and ancient monuments .For their peculiarity they are particularly visited by tourists .
Its enchanting woods, laid on granite mountains, are ideal destinations for lovers of nature who are looking for uncontaminated landscapes . Below you can find a list of some of the most interesting villages and landmarks you can visit. We invite you to discover more about these beautiful areas.
SERRA SAN BRUNO
(About 5 km from "Il Mondo della Preistoria")
Serra San Bruno, well- known for the natural beauty that surrounds it, is situated in a lush valley rich of history and spirituality. The most important attraction is the beauty of its churches, but in particular the Carthusian monastery in Romanesque style, which is also one of the most important monastery in Italy . To complete the spectacular landscape there are dense woods and high beeches that surround the town:
ADRENALINA VERDE ADVENTURE PARK
An amazing Adventure Park situated in a beautiful green area. For services, opening hours and costs, please visit www.adrenalinaverde.it
MUSEUM OF THE ASSUNTA DI SPINETTO'S CHURCH
Small museum where you can observe holy objects
MUSEUM OF THE CHARTERHOUSE
For services, opening hours and costs, please visit www.museocertosa.org
SANTA MARIA DEL BOSCO
A green area surrounded by pine trees where San Bruno prayed and spent his last days.
Where people still use the firewood technique of the Phoenicians
LACINA LAKE IN BROGNATURO
(about 8 km from "Il Mondo della Preistoria")
As soon as you get to Lacina Lake the landscape will take your breath away. Situated at about 1000 meters above the sea level, the Lacina Lake is an artificial lake fed by the river Alaco. In this artificial lake the only population of Menyanthes of this region lives.Concerning the flora there are more than 300 species, about 26% of them are rare. The main habitats are represented by beech forests. The lake plays an important role in the regional context, in fact it is one of the few wetlands in the southern mountain that shows richness in habitat and high concentration of rare species.
(about 15 km from "Il Mondo della Preistoria")
This small village was founded in 1775 as a steel plant by Giovanni Battista Conty, director of the Royal ironworks, under the government of Charles de Bourbon. During the events related to the process of Italian unification, it was overshadowed by the Savoia government, and began a rapid decline which led it to cease its activities in 1881.
MUSEUM OF FOUNDRY OF CALABRIA
For information call 0963/370501.
Territorial Office for Biodiversity: For more information call 0963/89832
It is a large natural park where you can find ponds, picnic areas, several natural paths and trails. Of particular interest is the garden of medicinal herbs. The park is open every day free of charge.