15 days in Province of Catanzaro Itinerary

15 days in Province of Catanzaro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Catanzaro attractions planner

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Catanzaro
— 6 nights
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Copanello
— 1 night
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Squillace
— 3 nights
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Staletti
— 4 nights
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Catanzaro

— 6 nights
Catanzaro, also known as the city of the two seas, is an Italian city of 91,000 inhabitants and the capital of the Calabria region and of its province.The archbishop's seat was the capital of the province of Calabria Ultra for over 200 years. Change things up with these side-trips from Catanzaro: Tropea (Affaccio Raf Vallone, Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo, &more), Capo Vaticano (Scuba & Snorkeling, Grotticelle beach, &more) and Castello Aragonese di Le Castella (in Le Castella). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese Murat, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata, and pause for some serene contemplation at Piedigrotta Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Catanzaro online journey maker.

Lamezia Terme to Catanzaro is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Catanzaro can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Copanello.

Things to do in Catanzaro

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Copanello

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Copanello di Staletti, then steep yourself in history at Scolacium Archaeological Park, then don't miss a visit to Museo Scolacium, and finally make a trip to Vasche di Cassiodoro.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Copanello trip planner.

Copanello is very close to Catanzaro. In June, daily temperatures in Copanello can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Squillace.

Things to do in Copanello

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Squillace

— 3 nights
Squillace is an ancient seaside town and comune, in the Province of Catanzaro, part of Calabria, southern Italy, facing the Gulf of Squillace.Squillace is situated on the east coast of Calabria, on the shores of an extensive bay, the Gulf of Squillace (Golfo di Squillace), which indents the coast of Calabria on the east as deeply as that of the Gulf of Saint Euphemia (Italian: Golfo di Sant'Eufemia) does on the west, with a comparatively narrow isthmus between them. Get out of town with these interesting Squillace side-trips: Curinga (Santuario di Maria SS del Carmelo & Il Gigante di Curinga). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Copanello Lido Libero, stroll around Il Bosco Sospeso, take in the views from Ponte Ghetterello - “Ponte del Diavolo”, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Normanno di Squillace.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Squillace trip maker tool.

Squillace is just a short distance from Copanello. June in Squillace sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Staletti.

Things to do in Squillace

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Staletti

— 4 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Staletti: Cirimingiano (in Badolato), Stilo (Castle of Stilo & Cattolica di Stilo) and Antiche Miniere (in Pazzano). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Di Caminia, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Pietragrande, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria Nel Bosco Santuary, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruderi Chiesa Madre.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Staletti online route maker.

Staletti is just a stone's throw from Squillace. In July, daytime highs in Staletti are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Staletti

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Province of Catanzaro travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Parks
Catanzaro, also known as the city of the two seas, is an Italian city of 91,000 inhabitants and the capital of the Calabria region and of its province.The archbishop's seat was the capital of the province of Calabria Ultra for over 200 years. It houses the University "Magna Græcia", the second largest University of Calabria.Catanzaro is an urban centre, with much activity, including some coastal towns, such as Sellia Marina and Soverato, and the municipalities of Silas, with a total of 156,196 inhabitants. Catanzaro is being consolidated to form a greater metropolitan area, by the Region of Calabria, and in connection with the town of Lamezia Terme, comprising 10 municipalities. This will lead to the creation of an integrated area involving over 200,000 inhabitants.During the summer months, the Ionian coast from Catanzaro to Soverato is an important tourist attraction, especially for the youth, and is in the presence of several important structures located in the coastal districts of the city and the towns of Copanello and Soverato.Catanzaro is also known as city of the three V's, referring to the three distinct features of the city, namely Saint Vitalian, the patron saint; velvet, because the city has been an important silk center since Byzantine times; and wind, because of the strong breezes from the Ionian Sea and La Sila."VVV" was the symbol by which Catanzaro's silk industry was known, identified for both its domestic and foreign markets, and iconic for the finest fabrication of silks, velvets, damasks, and brocades from the city.

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