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Province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy





The Province of Cosenza, one of the very few in Italy with coastlines along two different seas, includes the beautiful Sila mountains with their 3 lakes, Cecita-Mucone, Arvo and Ampollino, partly belonging to the Pollino National Park, founded in 1993.

Province of Cosenza

Info

Area: 6,650 km² -- Population: over 730,000 inhabitants -- Zip/postal codes: 87010-87100 -- Phone Area Codes: 0968, 0981, 0982, 0983, 0984, 0985 -- Car Plate: CS -- Communes: 155 communes -- Official website: http://www.provincia.cs.it/

The Comuni in the Province of Cosenza

Provinces of Calabria: Catanzaro | Cosenza | Crotone | Reggio Calabria | Vibo Valentia

What to see

  • the 11th century Church of Santa Maria delle Armi in Cerchiara, the town that ancient Calabrian historians called Arponio, which is today a popular destination for pilgrims for the miraculous events recorded.
  • the Sanctuary of San Francesco di Paola, in the town of Paola, the patron of Calabria and adjacent Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli, where the saint's relics are preserved.

Where to stay

Provinces of Calabria: Catanzaro | Cosenza | Crotone | Reggio Calabria | Vibo Valentia