15 days in Calabria Itinerary

15 days in Calabria Itinerary

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15 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Mora
Fly + Drive:  18 h 45 min
1
Paola
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Laino Borgo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Le Castella
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Tropea
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Gerace
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Reggio Calabria
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Mora

1
night
Paola

Paola ©
Paola is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.GeographyPaola is on the eastern shore of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Murales, steep yourself in history at Porta del Sangue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna del Pettoruto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di San Francesco di Paola. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Santissimo Rosario, step into the grandiose world of Castello Della Valle, then contemplate the long history of Amantea Vecchia, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Coreca.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paola trip planning website .

Mora, Sweden to Paola is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Laino Borgo.

Things to do in Paola

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Amantea, Santuario della Madonna del Pettoruto, Porta del Sangue, Murales, Castello Della Valle
Highlights from your plan
Santuario di San Francesco di Paola ©
Chiesa del Santissimo Rosario ©
Chiesa del Santissimo Rosario
Murales ©
Murales

1
night
Laino Borgo

Laino Borgo is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. On the 10th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Complesso Monumentale Santuario delle Cappelle, explore the striking landscape at Grotta del Romito, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Laino Borgo trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Paola to Laino Borgo takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Le Castella.

Things to do in Laino Borgo

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Grotta del Romito
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Grotta del Romito ©
Grotta del Romito

2
nights
Le Castella

Le Castella ©
On the 11th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Curmo, kick back and relax at Spiagge Rosse, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese di Le Castella. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Steccato di Cutro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Assunta, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Copanello di Staletti.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Le Castella visit planner.

Getting from Laino Borgo to Le Castella by car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tropea.

Things to do in Le Castella

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Steccato di Cutro, Spiaggia di Curmo, Spiaggia di Copanello di Staletti, Chiesa dell'Assunta
Highlights from your plan
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
Chiesa dell'Assunta ©
Chiesa dell'Assunta

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. Get a sense of the local culture at Piedigrotta Church and Bonta e Delizie di Calabria. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola and Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia di Fuoco (in Capo Vaticano) and Castello Aragonese Murat (in Pizzo). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tropea Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Capo Vaticano, make a trip to Grotticelle beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tropea road trip tool .

You can drive from Le Castella to Tropea in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gerace.

Things to do in Tropea

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Capo Vaticano, Pizzo
Highlights from your plan
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano
Grotticelle beach ©
Grotticelle beach

2
nights
Gerace

Gerace ©
Gerace is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria, Calabria, southern Italy. On the 16th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Sacro Cuore di Gesu, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Gerace, then don't miss a visit to Castello di Gerace, then steep yourself in history at Porta dei Vescovi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero Sant'Anna. On your second day here, go for a walk through Le Bombarde, kick back and relax at Lido Cuba Libre, and then explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico della Villa romana.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gerace route site .

Traveling by car from Tropea to Gerace takes 2 hours. Traveling from Tropea in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Gerace. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Gerace

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lido Cuba Libre, Parco Archeologico della Villa romana
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Gerace ©
Cattedrale di Gerace
Chiesa del Sacro Cuore di Gesu ©
Chiesa del Sacro Cuore di Gesu
Chiesa di San Giovannello ©
Chiesa di San Giovannello

3
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. Lungomare Falcomata and Chianalea di Scilla will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria and Castello di Santo Niceto. Change things up with these side-trips from Reggio Calabria: Sentiero della Civilta Contadina (in Bova), Castello Ruffo di Scilla (in Scilla) and Galliciano (IL Museo Etnografico & Borgo Greco Galliciano). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta, steep yourself in history at Palazzo e Teatro Siracusa, get a new perspective on nature at Museo del Bergamotto, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate dell'Amendolea.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Reggio Calabria online vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Gerace to Reggio Calabria takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Reggio Calabria can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Condofuri, Scilla, Cascate dell'Amendolea, Castello di Santo Niceto, Sentiero della Civilta Contadina
Highlights from your plan
Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Castello Ruffo di Scilla ©
Castello Ruffo di Scilla

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