La Sila

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Sila, La


a mountain massif in Calabria, in southern Italy. La Sila reaches an elevation of 1,929 m at Mount Botte Donato. It is composed primarily of granites, gneisses, and, in some places, limestones. There are thickets of Mediterranean shrub vegetation. Oak and coniferous forests are found at elevations above 1,850m.

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Of the dozen or so restaurants around the centre of town we tried La Sila on our first night, a charmingly informal Italian restaurant that was understandably packed to the rafters all night.