The Aspromonte is a mountain range of the Apennines, it develops in overlapping terraces. The highest peak is Montalto (1.956 m) formed by archaic rocks. The lower plane is met by the Mediterranean Bush. On the Ionian side are often seen prickly broom along with mastic trees, myrtle and the tamarisks. Going further up the real forests appear, while the coastal zone is dominated by citrus groves and vineyards. At the height of 1,311 meters, in front of the sea, appear the ski resort of Gambarie.