Castle Squillace

The Mysterious History of Squillace Castle

There are castles everywhere in Italy. And I’m not sure what it is, but every time I visit one, I’m swept up in its history and legends. When visiting castles, it’s almost surreal to imagine how old they are and what life was like in these places centuries ago. Calabria has some really fabulous castles...
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Graffiti in Squillace

Squillace is a small seaside town in the province of Catanzaro with ties to many important periods in history including links to the ancient Greek colony of Skyllètion (or Scolacium). In the early Middle Ages, raids forced citizens of Scolacium to flee their village. They retreated seven miles south and settled in modern-day Squillace. Squillace...
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