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Battle Name : Amantea

Date(s) : 18 December 1806 - 06 February 1807

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Fourth Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Neapolitan Forces

Type of battle : Land, Seige


The garrison of this fortified port put up a stoic defence. On surrendering the 900 survivors were allowed to march out with honours of war. They were shipped to Sicily after agreeing not to fight against France for one year.


A fortified port on the west coast of the toe of Italy about 14 miles southwest of Cosenza. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (10.64%)

Neapolitan Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,300 (100.00%)