Serving Lamezia Terme, in Italy, Lamezia Terme International Airport is an airport located in the Sant’Eufemia district of Lamezia Terme, in Calabria, Italy. As the main airport of Calabria the airport operates with an asphalt-surfaced runway that measures around 2,400 metres or 7,900 feet, with regular, seasonal, and seasonal charter flights to 30 worldwide destinations via 18 airlines.
What to see & do
Home to around 75,000 natives, Lamezia Terme, or commonly referred to as Lamezia, is a city within the Catanzaro province of Calabria, Italy. Covering a total land area of around 162 square kilometres or 63 square miles, the municipality borders with Conflenti, Curinga, Falerna, Feroleto Antico, Martirano Lombardo, Nocera Terinese, Platania, and San Pietro a Maida, in addition to a few more. Former municipalities included within the Lamezia Terme territory include Nicastro, Sambiase, and Sant’Eufemia Lamezia. Some of the city’s main attractions include the Castle, the Bastion of the Knights of Malta, the ruins of the Cistercian abbey of Santa Maria di Corazzo, the abbey of the 40 Martyrs, the Diocesan Museum houses, and numerous churches of Sambiase di Lamezia Terme, to name a few. The Castle, to be found within Lamezia Terme, was built by the Bruttii or by Greek colonists at the top of a 320-metre, or 1,050 feet hill. Another attraction within the city include the Bastion of the Knights of Malta, is a well-preserved watchtower, which was built in 1550. The grand watchtower was built by Spanish viceroy of Naples Pedro de Toledo, and has been assigned to the knights. When within the area, ruins of numerous watchtowers within the territory can also be seen. Calabria on the other hand offers destinations that include Tropea, Crotone, Sila National Park, Catanzaro, Capo Vaticano, Soverator, Reggio Calabria, Aspromonte National Park, and Sibari, to name a few.
How to get around
Lamezia Terme is located adjacent to the well-known A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria Motorway. The city’s central location has made Lamezia Terme the primary transportation hub of the whole Calabria region of Southern Italy. Additionally, Lamezia Terme’s central railway station via the line that goes from Reggio to Naples, serves as one of the terminals for goods transportation, while also serving with a couple secondary branch connections to Catanzaro as well as Crotone. From Calabria, there is a free bus service from Lamezia Terme Airport, going to Tropea. Lastly, within Calabria, other transportation options include a train that goes through the entirety of the coast of Calabria, with its stops by main towns; or by car hire starting from the Lamezia Airport, to various stops within the region.
How to get there
Lamezia Terme International Airport operates regular, seasonal, and seasonal charter flights to destinations such as Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Munich, Zürich, Toronto, Milan, Rome, Turin, Vienna, Cologne, Hannover, Stuttgart, Brussels, Innsbruck, Malmö, Stockholm, Bergamo, Bologna, Charleroi, Hahn, London, Pisa, Treviso, Weeze, Vilnius, Brno, Ostrava, Prague, and Tel Aviv, through Air Berlin, Air Transat, Alitalia, Alitalia operated by Alitalia CityLiner, Alitalia operated by Mistral Air, Austrian Airlines, easyjet, Edelweiss Air, Germanwings, Helvetic Airways, Jetairfly, Lufthansa, Niki, Primera Air, Ryanair, Small Planet Airlines, SmartWings operated by Travel Service Airlines, and Sun d’Or International Airlines operated by El Al.