The town was founded by
Locresians, after which it belonged to the
Marzanos and the family Del
In 1585, it became a marquisate under Geromina Colonna,
who left it to his son Ettore Pignatelli,
Duch of Monteleone.
The old town of Briatico was
ruined by the earthquake in 1783; in
this area there are still the ruins of the
ancient castle erected by Ferdinando
Bisbal; whereas on the coast there are two
watch towers: La
Rocchetta and Torre S.Irene;
along the river there are also roman
findings and the caves
A fishers town and tourist spot on the
northern slopes of
The sea is deep clean, the coasts rocky and
wild, alternating with sparkling white
a visit in Briatico:
The watch tower "La
Rocchetta", and the fish pond peschiera
Romana, aswell as Santa Irene,
that is accessible only by swimming, about a
hundred meters from the shore.
There is the archeological zone "Punta Saf˛".
The urban settlement "Briatico
The mill "Rocchetta".
The beautiful coastline and the inviting
beaches of Briatico are well worth a visit
during your stay in this area.