Campora San Giovanni

Campora San Giovanni ( San Campura Giuvanni or Campura Santu Janni ) is a fraction of Amantea in the Italian province of Cosenza, on the border with the province of Catanzaro (Calabria ). The town has 7,200 inhabitants.

Districts

  • Augurato
  • Carratelli
  • Cologni
  • Cozza
  • Cuccuvaglia
  • Fravitte
  • Gallo
  • Imbelli
  • Marano
  • Marinella
  • Mirabelli
  • Oliva
  • Piana Cavallo
  • Piana Mauri
  • Principessa
  • Ribes
  • Rubano
  • Strìttùrì
  • Villanova

Economy

Important sources of income of Campora San Giovanni are agriculture and tourism. Since the mid-20th century the red Tropea onion is grown in the region, which is also an important export product. In the resort a holiday village was built. Built in 2003, the port which connects the city with the Aeolian Islands, is part of the tourism infrastructure.

Traffic

Campora San Giovanni is situated on the state road SS 18 and can be reached by rail. About the A3 motorway, which links Salerno Reggio Calabria, you can reach is 25 km from Lamezia Terme Airport.

Cultural events

Every year, the Feast day is celebrated in honor of St. Francis of Paola from 1 to 3 September, accompanied by fireworks.

Pictures

The Funtana you Peshcaru ( Fountain of the doll ) to Augurato

The church of Saint Filomena to Augurato

Don Apollinaris Mashughuli during the patronal festival September 3, 2007, 500th anniversary of the death of St. Francis of Paula

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