Sailing Holidays in Briatico

The village, which has a population of about 4100, stands on a small plateau on the coast, about 30 m high with vertical sides, situated on the W bank of Fiumara Murria. The village is dominated E by a church with belfries surmounted by cupolas, and W by a large, dark building partly in ruins. The ruins of an ancient village can be seen W of Briatico. In fine weather, anchorage can be obtained about 40 m offshore abreast Briatico in depths of about 8 m; local knowledge is required.