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Excellent 5/5 Score from 11 reviews

Palazzo Pizzo Residence overlooking the sea

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 11 reviews

Relax at Palazzo Pizzo Residence, enjoy sea and sun set views from a private terrace

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The newly renovated residence is located in an over 200 year old, beautifully restored palazzo in the historic center of Pizzo, above the "Costa degli Dei", coast of Gods. Enjoy the peaceful location at the sea while at the same time the bustling Piazza della Repubblica of the old town center of Pizzo with its bars, ice cream parlors, restaurants and little grocery shops is just a 2 minutes walk away!

20 stairs down in a rock, about 50 meter above sea level, you will enjoy 180 degree sea view and beautiful sunsets. On a clear day, the volcano island Stromboli (part of the Aeolian islands of Sicily) appears in the distance.

The apartment, located in the "seminterrato" (basement) of the palazzo, features old stone walls and a vaulted stone ceiling. It is bright with windows facing the sea, a tiny French balcony and a large private garden terrace.

A brand new red kitchenette and the dining area are overlooking the sea. Even from the shower in the bathroom, below a vaulted ceiling tiled with blue mosaic, you can enjoy sea view. The living area and bedroom are separated by an antique wooden paravent. The apartment is very spacious and has a stunning private garden terrace where you can relax above the coast. The garden terrace is only accessible from the residence, from both the kitchen and the living area. The terrace has a bit of late morning sun and more sun in the afternoon, depending on the season. You will sea sunsets and Stromboli on clear days.

In just 2 minutes walk you can reach the main piazza with its many gelaterias, bars and restaurants, as well as some small grocery shops where you can buy water, milk, wine, cheese, salami, fresh fish, vegetable, fruits and more.

In just a 10-15 minutes walk you can reach the beach at Pizzo Marina.

Other areas of Pizzo, Pedigrotta, Marinella or Marina can also be reached with an Ape-Taxi Service from the main piazza.

You do not need a car to stay at Palazzo Pizzo Residence. But if you plan to rent a car, please rent a SMALL car, as the alleys in the historic center are very narrow. Usually you can find parking space in the alleys around. However, when there is no parking available we can show you free public parking or organize a garage (please contact us in advance).

Don't want to prepare breakfast at home? Walk 2 minutes to the piazza, and choose one of the many bars. They all will make you a freshly brewed cappuccino and serve pastry.

Check-in times are 3pm to 8pm, check-out is 10am. For a smooth check-in, please contact us at least 2 days prior to your arrival. We need to know your arrival time to organise the handover of the key and quick introduction to the apartnment. Thank you!

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Pizzo Marina 400 m
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Lamezia International Airport (SUF) 25 km, Nearest railway: Vibo Marina - Pizzo 3 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking

About this location

The Calabria region

Pizzo is only 25km from international airport Lamzezia Terme (SUF) and one of the most charming fisher villages in Calabria. This part of the Calabrian coast is called "Costa degli Dei". It offers sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise water with green mountains in the background. Other airports from where you can drive or take a train are Reggio Calabria, Catania (Sicily) and Naples. From the Amalfi Coast it is only 2 1/2 h by train from "Salerno" to "Vibo-Velentia - Pizzo".

Find our webiste for more information about Pizzo and day trips from Pizzo into the region or see our reviews on Tripadvisor.


Pizzo is famous for its delicious tartufo ice cream. And maybe also for its moment in history when French King Murat of Naples, brother in law of Napoleon, was captured in Pizzo and excecuted in the town's little castello Aragonese (or Castello Murat). The historic center of the village is located on a rock about 50 meter above the sea. From it's many small alleys and the main piazza you can enjoy beautiful sea views. Palazzo Pizzo Residence is located only 2 minutes from the busy Piazza della Repubblica in a quiet alley in an over 200 year old newly restored palazzo. This palazzo is next to the Church "Chiesa del Carmine" which was erected on a former chapel, that itself was built in the 16th century by coral fisher from the Amalfi Coast. The residence offers spectacular views over the bay of Sant Eufemia and on clear days until Stromboli, the volcano island that is part of the Aeolian islands of Sicily. From Pizzo you can start many day trips.

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21 Oct 2014


"The best place to end our holiday in Calabria"

My husband and I cruised the Calabrian coast in 10 days, spending the last 3 in Palazzo Pizzo. And we're very happy we did!Communication through email with Susan, the owner, is very easy. She alr… More

Dear Maya, thank you for your kind review on airbnb and here! We are pleased that you have chosen to end your Calabrian holiday with a 3 day stay at our guest residence in Pizzo. Your photos of the evening skies in Pizzo are bellissimi! Grazie!

19 Oct 2014


"Wunderbarer Urlaub im Palazzo"

Wir kamen mit grossen Erwartungen in die Wohnung, da die Fotos und die Bewertungen excellent erschienen. Unsere Erwartungen wurden gar übertroffen. Die Wohnung ist äusserst geschmackvoll eingerichte… More

Es freut uns sehr, dass wir Eure Erwartungen erfuellen konnten! Danke und Gruezi in die Schweiz!

18 Sep 2014


"A fabulous experience - highly recommended."

In order to relax after our daughter's wedding in Ravello, Amalfi coast, my wife and I decided to stay in Italy to soak up the atmosphere before heading back home. We wanted to travel from Sale… More

Wow, mille grazie, Michael for this awesome review! Pizzo is indeed ideally located for a stop over when travelling between Amalfi and Sicily, with only a 2 1/2 hours train ride from Salerno. We are thrilled you and your wife enjoyed everything!

15 Sep 2014


"Fabulous apartment with wonderful views in a lovely old Italian town."

A really lovely apartment which is renovated beautifully in a fabulous location. The town of Pizzo is amazing and has a really good choice of places to eat and drink all of which are on the doorstep o… More

Thank you for sharing your experience in Pizzo. So happy to hear you liked it :-)

10 Aug 2014


"Design e relax"

Abbiamo soggiornato per una settimana in questo meraviglioso residence di design, comodo confortevole e funzionale.La residenza d'epoca associata ad un arredo minimale ma molto chic,ha reso il no… More

Grazie mille! Siete stati veramente gentile. Saluti anche da Angelo, ed a la prossima!!

5 Aug 2014


"Beautiful place"

Palazzo Pizzo is a very nice and beautiful place, with amazing views. Susanne is a great host and we would definitely love to come back.… More

Tak Cecilie! Thank you for your kind words. We also would love to have you over again.

21 Jun 2014


"Romantisch-stilvolle Ferienwohnung in altem Palazzo mit Traum-Meerblick"

Die Wohnung liegt spektakulär im Kellergewölbe eines traumhaft schön restaurierten alten Palazzo, direkt auf einem Felsen ca. 50 m über dem Meer. Aus den Fenstern sieht man direkt aufs Wasser - fa… More

Glueckliche Gaeste machen auch uns gluecklich! Vielen Dank fuer Eure schoene Beschreibung der Lage. Den Slogan "Mehr Meerblick geht nicht" finden wir spitze! :-) Ihr ward die ersten Gaeste der Saison, danke und bis zum naechsten Mal in Pizzo.

2 Apr 2014


"Herrliche Zeit im Palazzo Pizzo wie aus dem Bilderbuch"

Besser hätten wir es für unseren ersten Aufenthalt in Calabrien/Pizzo nicht antreffen können, schon die ruhige Lage und doch mitten im Zentrum des alten Kerns von Pizzo liegt der Palazzo Pizzo at… More

Vielen herzlichen Dank fuer diese wundervolle Bewertung! Wir freuen uns, dass es Euch bei uns so gut gefallen hat und hoffen, Euch bald wieder in Pizzo begruessen zu duerfen!

9 Dec 2013


"A very beautiful apartment in a wonderful seaside location"

The view from the terrace alone makes this apartment an outstanding place to stay (on a clear day you can even see Stromboli). Spacious, and comfortable, Palazzo Pizzo's apartment is newly renova… More

Thank you for your kind and very helpful review. We are pleased that you had a great stay with us and time for some interesting excursions in Calabria. Thank you also for recommending us to your friends. We hope we can greet you again in Pizzo one day.

10 Oct 2013


"Amazing apartment in Pizzo"

This amazing apartment is just two minutes walk from the main square and is situated in a newly renovated Palazzo. The apartment has uninterrupted sea views and its own terrace on which we enjoyed bre… More

Thank you again for choosing our apartment for your stay in Pizzo. We are happy to hear that we were able to make your stay confortable and enjoyable. Maybe we see you again on your next trip to Calabria.

Review 1-10 of 11

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