Borgo Ferri is located on the shore of the Ionian Sea in the village
of Santa Caterina Ionio. There are 3000 residents in Santa Caterina
and the village is geographically divided into two parts: Santa Caterina
Ionio Marina and Santa Caterina Ionio superior. Santa Caterina Ionio
marina is bordered by eight kilometers of sandy beaches and crystal
clear water while the antiquated Santa Caterina Ionio superior is located
approximately 600 meters above sea level and is surrounded by olive
plantations and vineyards.
The populace of Santa Caterina Ionio reflects a warm and friendly Mediterranean
hospitality. People are polite and are used to welcoming visitors from
all over the world on a year-round basis, especially during the summer
The village provides all the necessary facilities and services for modern-day
living. It has a bank, grocery stores, supermarkets, two gas stations,
several restaurants, bars, medical clinics, dental clinics, legal and
notarial services, two schools, five churches, many different stores,
and a train and bus service that provides direct transportation to the
airport, to Rome, and to other major Italian cities.
Located close to Santa Caterina Ionio, just 12 kilometers away, is the
city of Soverato, which is well known as the “Pearl of the Ionian
Sea”; it is a very popular summer vacation site and has 50,000
residents. Soverato offers all the facilities of a medium-sized city.
The region’s capital, Catanzaro, is 40 kilometers away from Santa
Caterina and has a population of 150,000 residents. The international
airport of Lamezia Terme (SUF) is located 50 kilometers away from Santa