11 days in Calabria Itinerary

11 days in Calabria Itinerary

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11 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Reggio Calabria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tropea
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Le Castella
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Rossano
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Laino Borgo
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

2
nights
Reggio Calabria

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. On the 14th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Pentedattilo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, then get to know the fascinating history of Chianalea di Scilla, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta, then cruise along Belvedere di Piazza San Rocco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario S. Maria del Carmelo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cala di Rovaglioso.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Reggio Calabria online sightseeing planner .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Reggio Calabria is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in September, expect nights in Reggio Calabria to be much warmer, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Scilla, Palmi, Pentedattilo
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Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

3
nights
Tropea

Tropea ©
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Change things up with these side-trips from Tropea: Pizzo (Piedigrotta Church, I Vicoli di Pizzo, & more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Tropea Beach, head outdoors with Capo Vaticano, stop by Gourmetit, and don't miss a visit to Grotticelle beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tropea holiday maker .

Getting from Reggio Calabria to Tropea by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Reggio Calabria in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Tropea. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Le Castella.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pizzo, Capo Vaticano, Spiaggia di Riaci, Spiaggia Paradiso del sub
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Artistic Creations The Lighthouse ©
Artistic Creations The Lighthouse

1
night
Le Castella

Le Castella ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Le Castella, then don't miss a visit to Le Cannella, then stop by Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche, and finally make a trip to Castello Aragonese di Le Castella.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Le Castella journey planner .

You can drive from Tropea to Le Castella in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rossano.

Things to do in Le Castella

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Le Cannella
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Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche ©
Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche
Le Cannella ©
Le Cannella

1
night
Rossano

Rossano ©
Rossano is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza, Calabria, southern Italy. On the 20th (Fri), cool off at AcquaPark Odissea 2000, then examine the collection at Museo della Liquirizia "Giorgio Amarelli", and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Ducale.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rossano trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Le Castella to Rossano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Laino Borgo.

Things to do in Rossano

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Castello Ducale
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AcquaPark Odissea 2000 ©
AcquaPark Odissea 2000

3
nights
Laino Borgo

Laino Borgo is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Arco Magno, then take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museo Etonico Arbresh, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, then get great views at Torre dell'Orologio, and finally head off the coast to Island Dino.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Laino Borgo online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Rossano to Laino Borgo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Laino Borgo

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Civita, Torre dell'Orologio, Arco Magno, Island Dino
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River Rafting & Tubing
Island Dino ©
Island Dino
Arco Magno ©
Arco Magno

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