23 days in Calabria Itinerary

23 days in Calabria Itinerary

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23 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Cagliari, Sardinia
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Reggio Calabria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Gerace
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tropea
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Cosenza
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Praia A Mare
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Civita
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Catanzaro
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Cagliari, Sardinia

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. Explore Reggio Calabria's surroundings by going to Galliciano (Borgo Greco Galliciano & IL Museo Etnografico), Chiesa Greco-Ortodossa della Madonna di Grecia (in Condofuri) and Scilla (Belvedere di Piazza San Rocco & Castello Ruffo di Scilla). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata, see the interesting displays at Pinacoteca Civica Di Reggio Calabria, and gain insight at Palazzo e Teatro Siracusa.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Reggio Calabria trip maker site .

Cagliari to Reggio Calabria is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. April in Reggio Calabria sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gerace.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Condofuri, Scilla, Cascate dell'Amendolea
Highlights from your plan
Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

3
nights
Gerace

Gerace ©
Gerace is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria, Calabria, southern Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gerace: MUSABA - Parco Museo Laboratorio Santa Barbara (in Mammola), La Scialata (in San Giovanni di Gerace) and Parco di Villa Vittoria (in Mongiana). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Le Bombarde, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Nicola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovannello, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata del Marmarico.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gerace trip app .

You can drive from Reggio Calabria to Gerace in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Gerace are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Gerace

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Siderno, La Scialata, Cascata del Marmarico, MUSABA - Parco Museo Laboratorio Santa Barbara, Parco di Villa Vittoria
Highlights from your plan
Parco di Villa Vittoria ©
Parco di Villa Vittoria
Cattedrale di Gerace ©
Cattedrale di Gerace
Le Bombarde ©
Le Bombarde

4
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello Aragonese Murat (in Pizzo), Museo Statale di Mileto (in Mileto) and Vibo Valentia (Museo Archeologico Statale Vito Capialbi & Parco delle Rimembranze). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tropea Beach, don't miss a visit to L'Affaccio, stroll through Capo Vaticano, and take a stroll around Tropea.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tropea trip planner .

You can drive from Gerace to Tropea in 2 hours. In April in Tropea, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cosenza.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vibo Valentia, Spilinga, Capo Vaticano, Castello Aragonese Murat, Spiaggia Paradiso del sub
Highlights from your plan
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Artistic Creations The Lighthouse ©
Artistic Creations The Lighthouse

4
nights
Cosenza

Cosenza ©
Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. Change things up with these side-trips from Cosenza: Santuario di San Francesco di Paola (in Paola), Rossano (AcquaPark Odissea 2000 & Faro Capo Trionto) and Sila National Park (in San Giovanni in Fiore). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab), steep yourself in history at Chiesa e Convento di San Francesco di Paola, and explore and take pictures at War Game Arena.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cosenza trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tropea to Cosenza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Praia A Mare.

Things to do in Cosenza

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rossano, Caseifico Artigianale Paese, Santuario di San Francesco di Paola, Sila National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sila National Park ©
Sila National Park
Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab) ©
Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab)
Santuario di San Francesco di Paola ©

3
nights
Praia A Mare

Praia a Mare is a town and comune of the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Valle dell'Argentino (in Orsomarso), Cirella (Scogliera Di Cirella & Isola Di Cirella) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Laino Borgo). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Centro Sub Scalea, step off the mainland to explore Isola Di Dino, and don't miss a visit to Parco Della Lavanda.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Praia A Mare trip planning app .

Take a train from Cosenza to Praia A Mare in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Civita.

Things to do in Praia A Mare

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Diamante, River Rafting & Tubing, Valle dell'Argentino, Parco Della Lavanda, Arco Magno
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Valle dell'Argentino ©
Valle dell'Argentino
Island Dino ©
Island Dino

1
night
Civita

Civita ©
Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. On the 30th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Museo Etonico Arbresh, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, then snap pictures at Il ponte del diavolo, and finally identify plant and animal life at Setteventi del Pollino.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Civita trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Praia A Mare to Civita takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Catanzaro.

Things to do in Civita

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta

4
nights
Catanzaro

Catanzaro ©
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Catanzaro: Piedigrotta Church (in Pizzo), Le Castella (Scuba & Snorkeling & Castello Aragonese di Le Castella) and Battistero (in Santa Severina). There's lots more to do: stroll through Parco della Biodiversita Mediterranea, see the interesting displays at Museo del Costume Calabrese, don't miss a visit to Complesso Monumentale San Giovanni di Catanzaro, and identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Regionale delle Valli Cupe.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Catanzaro tour planner.

You can drive from Civita to Catanzaro in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Catanzaro are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Catanzaro

Parks Wildlife Adventure

Side Trips

Il Gigante di Curinga, Easyshot Softair, Castello Aragonese di Le Castella, Piedigrotta Church, Riserva Naturale Regionale delle Valli Cupe
Highlights from your plan
Parco della Biodiversita Mediterranea ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
Piedigrotta Church ©
Piedigrotta Church

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