Maratea about History and legends
Maratea is a splendid town that looks onto one of the most beautiful areas of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Maratea has been since the year 1960 receiving of tourism due to the fascination about a territory rich with history, culture and natural beauty. The stay in Maratea offers the tourist: the opportunity to discover the characteristic Marateai, the possibility of photographing the impressive statue of Christ the Redeemer which is 22 metres high (second in the world only to the Rio De Janeiro), for a stroll in the alleys of a medieval village and to visit the many small churches and to admire the characteristic tourist port. The discovery of the evocative and interesting area, the visitor can taste the specialties of the local cuisine and participate in numerous typical village feasts and cultural events of a high level.