32 days in Province of Cosenza Itinerary

32 days in Province of Cosenza Itinerary

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Rossano
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Villapiana
— 8 nights
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Praia A Mare
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Cosenza
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Rossano

— 8 nights
Rossano is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza, Calabria, southern Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Sila National Park (in San Giovanni in Fiore), Cariati (Mamitas Beach, Tomba Bretia Cariati, &more) and Lido Snoopy (in Ricota Grande). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 22nd (Sun) at AcquaPark Odissea 2000. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo della Liquirizia "Giorgio Amarelli", explore the historical opulence of Castello Ducale, make a trip to Basilica Santo Angelo d'Acri, and stop by A Piccanteria.

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Lamezia Terme to Rossano is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Villapiana.

Things to do in Rossano

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Villapiana

— 8 nights
Villapiana is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. You'll explore and learn at Museo Etonico Arbresh and le case del nibbio. Explore Villapiana's surroundings by going to Castrovillari (Mera...voglie Dal Mondo & Castello Aragonese), Museo delle Icone e della Tradizione Bizantina (in Frascineto) and Civita (Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, Il ponte del diavolo, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Sea and Beach in Roseto Capo Spulico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Matrice, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Rocca Imperiale, and explore the galleries of Campo di Internamento di Ferramonti di Tarsia.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Villapiana road trip planning site.

You can drive from Rossano to Villapiana in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Praia A Mare.

Things to do in Villapiana

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Praia A Mare

— 8 nights
Praia a Mare is a town and comune of the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of Italy. Let the collections at Museo del Cedro and Antiquarium di Torre Cimalonga capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Praia A Mare: Sangineto Lido (in Sangineto), Manuel's Beach (in Belvedere Marittimo) and Cirella (Isola Di Cirella & Lido Alexander). And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Buddha Beach, make a trip to Arco Magno, and step off the mainland to explore Island Dino.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Praia A Mare trip app.

Getting from Villapiana to Praia A Mare by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cosenza.

Things to do in Praia A Mare

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Cosenza

— 7 nights
Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. Appreciate the collections at Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab) and Museo Storico all'Aperto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cosenza: Amantea (Spiaggia di Coreca & Lido Mediterraneo), Monte Cocuzzo (in Mendicino) and Fiumefreddo Bruzio (Lido Serenella & Fiumefreddo Bruzio). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Galleria nazionale di Cosenza, explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno-Svevo, stop by Colavolpe, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Francesco di Paola.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cosenza trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Praia A Mare to Cosenza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cosenza

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Province of Cosenza travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Landmarks · Beaches
Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. The city proper has a population of 71,000; the urban area counts over 268,000 inhabitants. It is the capital of the Province of Cosenza, which has a population of around 735,000.The ancient town is the seat of the Cosentian Academy, the second academy of philosophical and literary studies to be founded in the Kingdom of Naples (1511) and one of the oldest in Europe. To this day, the city remains a major cultural hub in Southern Italy, with several museums, theatres, libraries and the University of Calabria.Geography and ClimateLocated at the confluence of two historical rivers, the Busento and the Crati, Cosenza stands 238 m above sea level in a valley between the Sila plateau and the coastal range of mountains. The old town, overshadowed by its Norman castle, descends to the river Crati. The modern city lies to the north, beyond the Busento, on level ground.Almost completely surrounded by mountains, Cosenza is subject to a microclimate scarcely influenced by the Mediterranean Sea, with cold winters and hot summers.

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