Founded by Hercules

Italian town of Tropea is a spa town, however, is not very popular among English-speaking tourists. This settlement love themselves more than the Italians, filling its beaches.

According to legend, the city, perched on a cliff in the Bay of St. Euphemia, founded by Hercules. Tropea is located on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea, which is called the Coast of the Gods (Costa degli Dei). Translated, it means "Coast of the Gods." On clear days you can see from the coast of the volcanic island of Stromboli, which regularly tours depart. If you do not believe in the legend of Hercules, it turns out that the city was founded Scipio Africanus, coming back with a victory and giving the city the gods, thanks for the win. That is, presented the trophy. Hence the name of the city. Year of the foundation of the city is 202 BC


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