Not far from Cosenza, inside the National Park of Sila, There’s a site like no others. This majestic, ancient woodland in the centre of Calabria region preserves 58 examples of larch pine trees which are estimated to be over 350 years old. These pines are an endemic species on the Calabrian territory, whose impressive dimensions have made them famous. The Giants of Sila is open from April to November and occasionally for groups during winter season. Ordinary entrance ticket or guided tours are available. In summer, don’t miss a night of star watching.
● FAI members: free entry
● Adults: €6
● Reduced (aged 6-18): €3
● Children aged 0-5: free entry
● Students aged 25 or under: €3
● Family (2 adults + 2 or more children 6 - 18 years old): €14
● INTO - The International National Trust Organization members* (for more informations www.into.org/places/), Bienfaiteurs Amis du Louvre*, ICOM*, those with disabilities + 1 companion: free entry
● FAI members: €5
● Adults: €10
● Reduced (aged 6-18): €6
● Students 25 or under: €6
● INTO – The International National Trusts Organization members (for more informations www.into.org/places/), Soci Mécènes e Soci Bienfaiteurs Amis du Louvre, ICOM, those with disabilities + 1 companion: €5
● Family (2 adults + 2 or more children 6-18 y.o.): €26
During events the price may be subject to change.
● For those arriving from the A3 motorway or from the Tyrrhenian side
The Reserve can be reached from the A3 motorway by taking the Cosenza (“Sud” or “Nord”) exit, then follow the signs for Camigliatello Silano on the SS 107 (Silana-Crotonese) road. Take the exit for Croce di Magara. Follow the signs until you reach the Reserve, which is located approximately 3 km from this exit.
● For those arriving from the Ionian side
From the SS 106 highway, near Crotone, take the SS 107 highway until you come to the Croce di Magara exit, then follow the signs for 3 km and you will reach the Reserve.
Visitors with disabilities and, when applicable, their caregiver have free access, in accordance with M.D. 507/97 updated to M.D. 13/2019 and L.104/92.
A reduced ticket is required in case of guided tours, events and other additional services.
Guide dogs and therapy dogs with a training certificate for assistance to persons with disabilities are allowed, always on a leash.
For persons with reduced mobility: 2 short paths dedicated are available for the visit.
Comfortable shoes are recommended.
Dogs are allowed.