13 days in Tropea, Bologna & Florence Itinerary

13 days in Tropea, Bologna & Florence Itinerary

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13 days in Tropea, Bologna & Florence Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  10 h
1
Tropea
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5 h
2
Bologna
— 5 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Florence
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Manchester

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stop by Gourmetit, then have fun and explore at Artistic Creations The Lighthouse, then stroll through Tropea Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia di Fuoco.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tropea journey app .

Manchester, UK to Tropea is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Manchester to Tropea, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in May, things will get a bit warmer in Tropea: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Bologna.

Things to do in Tropea

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia di Fuoco
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Praia di Fuoco ©
Praia di Fuoco
Artistic Creations The Lighthouse ©
Artistic Creations The Lighthouse
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach

5
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Lido (in Venice), Padua (Incantesimi di Alberto, Prato della Valle, & more) and Ravenna (Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Basilica San Vitale, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, do a tasting at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bologna day trip tool .

You can fly from Tropea to Bologna in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Padua, Ravenna, Acetaia Villa San Donnino, Cattedrale di Parma, Piazza Maggiore
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Basilica of St. Anthony ©
Basilica of St. Anthony
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia ©
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia

6
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Bologna to Florence in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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