35 days in Calabria Itinerary

35 days in Calabria Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  27 h
1
Reggio Calabria
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Gerace
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Le Castella
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Rossano
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Civita
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Praia A Mare
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Cosenza
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Tropea
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  29 h
End: Sydney

4
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. Get out of town with these interesting Reggio Calabria side-trips: Castello Ruffo di Scilla (in Scilla), Palmi (Cala di Rovaglioso, Villa Comunale Giuseppe Mazzini, &more) and Chiesa Maria SS. del Rosario (in Bagnara Calabra). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, look and learn at Planetarium Provincial Pythagoras, visit Snai RC, and don't miss a visit to Pentedattilo.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Reggio Calabria trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Reggio Calabria is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Reggio Calabria. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gerace.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Scilla, Condofuri, Palmi, Pentedattilo, Sentiero della Civilta Contadina
Highlights from your plan
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria ©
Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

5
nights
Gerace

Gerace ©
Gerace is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria, Calabria, southern Italy. Get out of town with these interesting Gerace side-trips: Eremo di Sant'Ilarione (in Caulonia), Bivongi (Monastero di San Giovanni Theristis & Cascata del Marmarico) and Cattolica di Stilo (in Stilo). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Gerace, make a trip to Chiesa di San Giovannello, explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico della Villa romana, and go deep underground at Antiche Miniere.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gerace tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Reggio Calabria to Gerace by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Gerace can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Le Castella.

Things to do in Gerace

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Serra San Bruno, Badolato, Bivongi, Pazzano, Cattedrale Santuario Maria Ss. Annunziata
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Gerace ©
Cattedrale di Gerace
Cattolica di Stilo ©
Cattolica di Stilo
Lido Solesi ©
Lido Solesi

2
nights
Le Castella

Le Castella ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Curmo, then make a trip to Le Cannella, then stop by Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese di Le Castella. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Scolacium Archaeological Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Habana Beach Club, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dell'Assunta, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Steccato di Cutro.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Le Castella trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gerace to Le Castella in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rossano.

Things to do in Le Castella

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Chiesa dell'Assunta, Spiaggia di Steccato di Cutro, Scolacium Archaeological Park, Habana Beach Club, Spiaggia di Curmo
Highlights from your plan
Habana Beach Club ©
Habana Beach Club
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche ©
Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche

4
nights
Rossano

Rossano ©
Rossano is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza, Calabria, southern Italy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rossano: Crotone (National Archaeological Museum of Crotone, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, &more), Cassano allo Ionio (Casa Museo Palazzo Viafora & Grotta di Sant'Angelo) and Lido Serenella (in Torretta). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo della Liquirizia "Giorgio Amarelli", admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano e del Codex, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and make a splash at AcquaPark Odissea 2000.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rossano day trip website.

Traveling by car from Le Castella to Rossano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Civita.

Things to do in Rossano

Outdoors Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Crotone, Cassano allo Ionio, Castello Ducale, Lido Serenella
Highlights from your plan
Castello Ducale ©
Castello Ducale
Museo della Liquirizia ©
Museo della Liquirizia "Giorgio Amarelli"
AcquaPark Odissea 2000 ©
AcquaPark Odissea 2000

2
nights
Civita

Civita ©
Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. On the 8th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Setteventi del Pollino, take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Etonico Arbresh, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, and finally make a trip to Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at le case del nibbio, make a trip to Parco Della Lavanda, and then explore the striking landscape at Grotta del Romito.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Civita trip builder tool.

You can drive from Rossano to Civita in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Praia A Mare.

Things to do in Civita

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Morano Calabro, Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons, Grotta del Romito
Highlights from your plan
Grotta del Romito ©
Grotta del Romito
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta
le case del nibbio ©
le case del nibbio

5
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 Laino Borgo (Complesso Monumentale Santuario delle Cappelle, River Rafting & Tubing, &more), Torre dell'Orologio (in Orsomarso) and Isola Di Cirella (in Cirella). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Island Dino, head outdoors with Scogliera Di Cirella, kick back and relax at Lido Florida, and Head underground at Grotta Azzurra.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Praia A Mare vacation app.

You can drive from Civita to Praia A Mare in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Cosenza.

Things to do in Praia A Mare

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Laino Borgo, Scalea, Diamante, San Nicola Arcella, Torre dell'Orologio
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Island Dino ©
Island Dino
Arco Magno ©
Arco Magno

5
nights
Cosenza

Cosenza ©
Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. Change things up with these side-trips from Cosenza: Sila National Park (in San Giovanni in Fiore), Santuario di San Francesco di Paola (in Paola) and Santa Severina (Cattedrale di Santa Anastasia, Piazza Campo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab), make a trip to Fiumefreddo Bruzio, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Cocuzzo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Cosenza.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Cosenza trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Praia A Mare to Cosenza by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in Cosenza sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Cosenza

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Santa Severina, Abbazia di Santa Maria di Corazzo, Centro Storico San Fili, Monte Cocuzzo, Fiumefreddo Bruzio
Highlights from your plan
Santuario di San Francesco di Paola ©
Santuario di San Francesco di Paola
Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab) ©
Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab)
Fiumefreddo Bruzio ©
Fiumefreddo Bruzio

5
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. Get out of town with these interesting Tropea side-trips: Pizzo (I Vicoli di Pizzo, Piedigrotta Church, &more) and Parco della Biodiversita Mediterranea (in Catanzaro). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tropea Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Michelino Beach, don't miss a visit to Spiaggia Paradiso del sub, and take some stellar pictures from Affaccio Raf Vallone.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tropea trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Cosenza to Tropea takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Tropea sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pizzo, Capo Vaticano, Spiaggia di Riaci, Spiaggia Paradiso del sub, Michelino Beach
Highlights from your plan
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola ©
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano