15 days in Calabria Itinerary

15 days in Calabria Itinerary

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15 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Berlin
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  8 h 45 min
1
Reggio Calabria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tropea
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Cosenza
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Praia A Mare
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Rossano
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h
End: Berlin

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 6th (Sun): wander the streets of Borgo Greco Galliciano, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Santo Niceto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Madonna del Mare, get engrossed in the history at Sentiero della Civilta Contadina, steep yourself in history at Bova, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Chianalea di Scilla.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Reggio Calabria trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Reggio Calabria is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. October in Reggio Calabria sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Scilla, Bova, Santuario della Madonna del Mare, Castello di Santo Niceto, Borgo Greco Galliciano
Highlights from your plan
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. Get some cultural insight at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola and Castello Aragonese Murat. Visit Piedigrotta Church and Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo for their historical value. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Tropea Beach, make a trip to Capo Vaticano, stroll through Praia i Focu, and get curious at Artistic Creations The Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tropea road trip planning site .

You can drive from Reggio Calabria to Tropea in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Reggio Calabria in October, plan for little chillier nights in Tropea, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cosenza.

Things to do in Tropea

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Capo Vaticano, Pizzo
Highlights from your plan
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Piedigrotta Church ©
Piedigrotta Church

3
nights
Cosenza

Cosenza ©
Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santuario di San Francesco di Paola and Duomo di Cosenza. Get some cultural insight at Chiesa e Convento di San Francesco di Paola and Santuario della Madonna del Pettoruto. Change things up with these side-trips from Cosenza: Spiaggia di Coreca (in Amantea), Chiesa del Santissimo Rosario (in Paola) and Chiesa dell'Assunta (in Cropani). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco D'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Maria SS. delle Grazie della Quercia di Visora, and steep yourself in history at Complesso Monastico delle Cappuccinelle.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cosenza trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tropea to Cosenza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cosenza can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Praia A Mare.

Things to do in Cosenza

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Paola, Santuario della Madonna del Pettoruto, Chiesa dell'Assunta, Spiaggia di Coreca, Museo di Paleontologia Unical
Highlights from your plan
Santuario di San Francesco di Paola ©
Duomo di Cosenza ©
Duomo di Cosenza

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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Complesso Monumentale Santuario delle Cappelle, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then delve into the distant past at Torre dell'Orologio, and finally get engrossed in the history at Antiquarium di Torre Cimalonga. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Isola Di Dino, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia San Nicola di Platea, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Murales, and finally make a trip to Arco Magno.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Praia A Mare trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Cosenza to Praia A Mare by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rossano.

Things to do in Praia A Mare

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Scalea, Laino Borgo, Torre dell'Orologio, Arco Magno, Murales
Highlights from your plan
Murales ©
Murales
Parrocchia San Nicola di Platea ©
Parrocchia San Nicola di Platea

4
nights
Rossano

Rossano ©
Rossano is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza, Calabria, southern Italy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello Aragonese di Le Castella and Scolacium Archaeological Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta and Oratorio San Marco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rossano: Parco Archeologico Scolacium (in Borgia), Tenuta Iuzzolini (in Ciro Marina) and Civita (Il ponte del diavolo & Museo Etonico Arbresh). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo della Liquirizia "Giorgio Amarelli", take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Collegiata di San Pietro, explore the world behind art at Museo Diocesano e del Codex, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Carrafa di Santa Severina.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rossano visit planner .

Traveling by car from Praia A Mare to Rossano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will leave for home on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Rossano

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Civita, Santa Severina, Corigliano Calabro, Borgia, Tenuta Iuzzolini
Highlights from your plan
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
Museo Scolacium ©
Museo Scolacium
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta

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