Conte Ruggiero School is located in Calabria, a region in the extreme
south of Italy, in the little village of Santa Domenica only 3 km far
from the famous medieval town Tropea loved by visitors for its fascinating
narrow alleys and its breathtaking views over the sea.
Santa Domenica is a nice, inviting village, with a little centre, which
offers all for your daily needs, such as supermarkets, internet points,
shops and bars.
The school itself is surrounded by a huge garden of trees and plants. Here
you can find oranges, avocados and much more. Really close to the school
there is the sea. The beaches are easy to reach, in about 15 minutes on
foot you will reach the beach of "Formicoli". During high season you can
find there chairs, umbrellas and a bar service.
By car or even by train you can arrive in a few minutes in Capo Vaticano,
where you can find the famous beach and the viewing platform “Belvedere”.
“Belvedere” and the lighthouse are one of the most striking features of
the west coast of Calabria, “La Costa degli dei”. When the weather is good
you can have a wonderful view over the islands Stromboli, Sicily and the
How to arrive
The next airport is the International
Airport of Lamezia Terme. The distance from the airport to Santa Domenica
di Ricadi is about 65 km. At the airport there are buses, or taxi, which
can be used as a shuttle to the train station of Lamezia Terme, where
regional trains are leave for Tropea / Santa Domenica. If you prefer we
can come to the airport and pick you up. In that case somebody of our team
will wait for you at the airport to bring you directly to your
accommodation. There are direct flights to Lamezia from Germany,
Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands and England (London). As an alternative
solution, when you are travelling from other destinations, there are also
a lot of possibilities of air connections, which mostly go ahead with a
stop at Milan or Rome.
Most important airlines:
Website Airport Lamezia Terme:
If you arrive by train, you can
choose between the stations of Tropea or Santa Domenica, depending on the
connections. From the train station of Santa Domenica you will reach the
school by a 100/200m walk. The station of Tropea is instead about 3 km far
from Santa Domenica. In Tropea you can take whether a taxi or call us and
if it's possible we will come and pick you up. The train station of Vibo
Valentia Pizzo is 32km away from Santa Domenica. It’s necessary to let us
know when you arrive in order to organize someone to pick you up.
In case you arrive by yourself by car, we will send you an itinerary, which starts with the highway of Salerno to Reggio Calabria.