Do you know how many towers you can admire in Marina di Camerota?

Read our Guide to the Towers of Marina di Camerota and find out how to reach them.

Torre Calamoresca, Marcellino or Muzza: it is built directly on the rock, the modest dimensions and the very high position with respect to the coast make the tower an entirely sighting or guard rather than defensive function.
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Torre d’Arconte: it is believed that it essentially had a barrier function to prevent the attack of pirates on the two beaches on either side of the small promontory on which it stands; the lime used for the walls is of the same reddish color as the sand present on the hill.
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Torre degli Iscolelli or Frontone or Falconara: comparing its basic dimensions with the other towers it is possible to hypothesize its classification among the guard towers; from this tower, built directly on the rock, you can see the Infreschi Tower on one side and the Cala Bianca Tower on the other.
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Torre del Mingardo: the tower, which during the twentieth century was transformed into a dwelling, consists of three levels; it had a barrier function and the guardians on duty controlled the mouth of the Mingardo on one side and the Cephal cove on the other.
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Torre del Poggio: it is the highest of the coastal towers of the coast (18 meters), perfect for signaling smoke and fire; its modest basic dimensions suggest that it is purely used as a lookout without any defensive function.
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Torre dell’Isola: watchtower located in the part of the coast full of small coves that were often used by pirates to complete their sudden attacks on boats; the typology of this tower is with three machicolations.
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Torre della Fenosa: watchtower consisting of two large superimposed rooms: on one side you can see the coast of Capo Palinuro, while on the other the coves of Marina di Camerota; the tower shows at the top the typical protruding crown, consisting of three thrones on each side.
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Torre dello Spacco della Pietra or Muzza: guard tower built following a new imposition of taxes in 1594 wanted by the Royal Court to complete the coastal defensive plan; the external walls are made of calcareous stones, dark gray in color, with inserts of small white stones.
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Torre dello Zancale: from the square of this tower, with a defensive and sighting function, it was possible to control both the coast of Infreschi and the promontory on which the urban core stands; towards the middle of the nineteenth century it was the only usable tower and housed the customs guard.
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Torre di Cala Bianca: before reaching Infreschi, between inlets and bays, this tower rises whose typology is with four thrones and can be classified as a lookout tower; the walls of the tower, which today present the results of a cannon shot from the last war, were built using local stones.
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Torre degli Infreschi: the tower, due to the number of thrones (five) and the defensive position of the homonymous natural port, is to be ascribed to the barrage towers provided for in the coastal defensive plan; given its strategic interest, the tower will be targeted by cannon fire and blown up with mines by order of an English naval officer in 1812.
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