Crotone is a city in Calabria, southern Italy, on the Ionian Sea. Founded circa 710 BC as the Achaean colony of Croton, it was known as Cotrone from the Middle Ages until 1928, when its name was changed to Crotone. In 1994 it became the capital of the newly established Province of Crotone.
Things to See & Do
* Le Castella
* Crotone Cathedral
* Castle of Charles V
* Archeological museum
* Art gallery
Cruise Season - Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro ()
Language - Italian
Land Area - 179.8 km²
Population - 65,000 approx
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code - 39
Port Location - Crotone has two ports; commercial ships dock at Porto Nuovo.
Travel Links - Crotone Airport (Sant'Anna Airport) is served by Air One and charter airlines.
Crotone has also a railway station, although much of the tourism is served by the Salerno-Reggio Calabria highway. In recent time Crotone Port has been used by visitors on cruising vacations.