17 days in Amantea & Capo Rizzuto Itinerary

17 days in Amantea & Capo Rizzuto Itinerary

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Amantea
— 14 nights
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Capo Rizzuto
— 2 nights
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Amantea

— 14 nights
Amantea is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.It is a tourist centre on the southern Tyrrhenian Sea coast.HistoryAmantea appears as a centre of its own in the 7th century, although traces of human presence from pre-historical times onwards have been found in the area. Your inner history buff will appreciate Piedigrotta Church and Chiesa di San Bernardino da Siena. Santuario di San Francesco di Paola and Collegiata di San Biagio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Amantea side-trips: Paola (Piazza del Popolo, Monastero di S. Maria di Valle Josaphat Badia, &more), Sila National Park (in San Giovanni in Fiore) and Pizzo (Chiesa Matrice S.Giorgio Martire, Le Spiagge di Pizzo, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Coreca, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Madonna del Carmine, walk around Parco Nazionale della Sila Centro Visitatori di Monaco A. Garcea, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno-Svevo.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Amantea trip planner.

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major aiport is Lamezia Terme Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Amantea can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Capo Rizzuto.

Things to do in Amantea

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Capo Rizzuto

— 2 nights
You've now added Le Cannella to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium, then make a trip to Le Cannella, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiagge Rosse.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Capo Rizzuto holiday planner.

Drive from Amantea to Capo Rizzuto in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Capo Rizzuto

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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