16 days in Calabria Itinerary

16 days in Calabria Itinerary

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16 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  28 h
1
Reggio Calabria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Le Castella
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Laino Borgo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Paola
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Tropea
— 6 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Sydney

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. Take a break from the city and head to Lido Sogno and Belvedere di Piazza San Rocco. Get some historical perspective at Lungomare Falcomata and Chianalea di Scilla. Get out of town with these interesting Reggio Calabria side-trips: Scilla (Parrocchia Maria S.S Immacolata di Scilla e Favazzina & Castello Ruffo di Scilla), Bova (Sentiero della Civilta Contadina & Bova) and Capo Bruzzano (in Bianco). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, get outside with NewKitezone Center 1, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Santo Niceto, and delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Villa romana.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Reggio Calabria road trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Reggio Calabria is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Reggio Calabria due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get a bit warmer in Reggio Calabria: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Le Castella.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Scilla, Bova, Parco Archeologico della Villa romana, Lido Sogno, Castello di Santo Niceto
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Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla
Castello Ruffo di Scilla ©
Castello Ruffo di Scilla

2
nights
Le Castella

Le Castella ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche, then make a trip to Castello Aragonese di Le Castella, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa della Visitazione della Beata Vergine Maria. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Steccato di Cutro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Assunta, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Copanello di Staletti.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Le Castella online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Reggio Calabria to Le Castella takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Laino Borgo.

Things to do in Le Castella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Steccato di Cutro, Chiesa dell'Assunta, Spiaggia di Copanello di Staletti
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Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
Chiesa dell'Assunta ©
Chiesa dell'Assunta
Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche ©
Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche

1
night
Laino Borgo

Laino Borgo is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Grotta del Romito, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Complesso Monumentale Santuario delle Cappelle, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Laino Borgo visit site .

Drive from Le Castella to Laino Borgo in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Paola.

Things to do in Laino Borgo

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Grotta del Romito
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River Rafting & Tubing
Grotta del Romito ©
Grotta del Romito

2
nights
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. On the 17th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario San Francesco di Paola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Francesco di Paola, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Coreca, and finally take some stellar pictures from Amantea Vecchia. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with HLB Hang Loose Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Della Valle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sotterra.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paola day trip tool .

You can drive from Laino Borgo to Paola in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Paola

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Amantea, HLB Hang Loose Beach, Castello Della Valle, Saint Francesco of Paola
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Santuario di San Francesco di Paola ©
Santuario di San Francesco di Paola
Castello Della Valle ©
Castello Della Valle
Saint Francesco of Paola ©
Saint Francesco of Paola

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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. Visiting Tropea Beach and Capo Vaticano will get you outdoors. Visit Piedigrotta Church and Chiesa di San Nicola for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Castello Aragonese Murat in Pizzo (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Grotticelle beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praja i Focu, engage your brain at Creazioni Artistiche Il Faro, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tropea holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Paola to Tropea takes 2 hours. June in Tropea sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 24th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Tropea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Capo Vaticano, Pizzo, Michelino Beach, Spiaggia di Riaci, Chiesa di San Nicola
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The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola ©
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano

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