14 days in Calabria Itinerary

14 days in Calabria Itinerary

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14 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Le Castella
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Tropea
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Nicotera
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Reggio Calabria
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
5
Praia A Mare
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Rossano
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: St. Petersburg

2
nights
Le Castella

Le Castella ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dell'Assunta, examine the collection at Museo Meridionale Della Lambretta, then make a trip to Le Cannella, then look for gifts at Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese di Le Castella. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Copanello di Staletti, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Steccato di Cutro, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Santissimo Crocifisso.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Le Castella trip planner .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Le Castella is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Le Castella due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Le Castella

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cutro, Chiesa dell'Assunta, Spiaggia di Copanello di Staletti, Le Cannella, Museo Meridionale Della Lambretta
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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

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). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tropea Beach, make a trip to Capo Vaticano, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grotticelle beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tropea planner .

Getting from Le Castella to Tropea by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Tropea can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Nicotera.

Things to do in Tropea

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pizzo, Capo Vaticano, Spiaggia di Riaci, Spiaggia Paradiso del sub
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola ©
Artistic Creations The Lighthouse ©
Artistic Creations The Lighthouse

1
night
Nicotera

Nicotera ©
Nicotera is a comune (municipality) in the province of Vibo Valentia, Calabria, southern Italy.HistoryNicòtera origins lie with the ancient Greek city of Medma which was founded by the Locresis of Locri Epizephyris.During the period of Roman domination it partially survived only through the emporium (port), near today’s Nicotera Marina. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castello dei Ruffo, look for gifts at 'Nduja San Donato, then get engrossed in the history at Insediamento Rupestre e Museo della Civilta Rupestre e Contadina, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido La Carioca.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nicotera trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Tropea to Nicotera takes an hour. August in Nicotera sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Nicotera

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

'Nduja San Donato
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'Nduja San Donato ©
'Nduja San Donato
Castello dei Ruffo ©
Castello dei Ruffo

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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Pentedattilo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chianalea di Scilla, then explore the world behind art at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta, then take a memorable drive 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.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Reggio Calabria holiday maker app .

Getting from Nicotera to Reggio Calabria by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Nicotera in August, Reggio Calabria is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Praia A Mare.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Praia A Mare

Praia A Mare ©
Praia a Mare is a town and comune of the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of Italy. On the 29th (Thu), head off the coast to Island Dino, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta Azzurra. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Murales, make a trip to Isola Di Cirella, then get great views at Belvedere, then don't miss a visit to Arco Magno, and finally don't miss a visit to Santuario Diocesano Madonna della Grotta.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Praia A Mare driving holiday website .

You can take a train from Reggio Calabria to Praia A Mare in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rossano.

Things to do in Praia A Mare

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Diamante, San Nicola Arcella, River Rafting & Tubing
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Island Dino ©
Island Dino
River Rafting & Tubing
Arco Magno ©
Arco Magno

3
nights
Rossano

Rossano ©
Rossano is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza, Calabria, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): cool off at AcquaPark Odissea 2000 and then take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo della Liquirizia "Giorgio Amarelli", then identify plant and animal life at Setteventi del Pollino, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rossano online trip maker .

Drive from Praia A Mare to Rossano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rossano

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Civita
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AcquaPark Odissea 2000 ©
AcquaPark Odissea 2000

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