42 days in Province of Cosenza Itinerary

42 days in Province of Cosenza Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Cosenza trip planner

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Fly to Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Drive to Oriolo
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Oriolo
— 8 nights
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Praia A Mare
— 6 nights
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Paola
— 7 nights
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Corigliano Calabro
— 7 nights
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Cariati
— 6 nights
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San Giovanni in Fiore
— 7 nights
Drive to Lamezia Terme Airport, Fly to Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport)

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Oriolo

— 8 nights
Oriolo is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sea and Beach in Roseto Capo Spulico and Lido Calypso. Museo delle Icone e della Tradizione Bizantina and Museo Etnografico will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Lido Playa del Sol (in Montegiordano), Roseto Capo Spulico (L'Antico Granaio Sotto il Castello Federiciano, Roseto Capo Spulico, &more) and Rocca Imperiale (Museo delle Cere, Chiesa Matrice, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castle, take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Tiziana.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Oriolo online vacation planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Oriolo is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Praia A Mare.

Things to do in Oriolo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Praia A Mare

— 6 nights
Praia a Mare is a town and comune of the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of Italy. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lido Armonia and Buddha Beach. Get some cultural insight at Torre Talao Scalea and Isola Pedonale Scalea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Praia A Mare: Grotta del Romito (in Papasidero), Isola Di Cirella (in Cirella) and Diamante (Lido Baja d'Oro & Centro Sportivo The Legend). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Island Dino, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, get outside with Stabilimento Balneare Il Pescespada, and find something for the whole family at AquaFans Reloaded.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Praia A Mare itinerary planner.

Drive from Oriolo to Praia A Mare in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Paola.

Things to do in Praia A Mare

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paola

— 7 nights
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. Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab) and Museo Dei Brettii E Del Mare will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Santuario di San Francesco di Paola and Museo dei Brettii e degli Enotri. Venture out of the city with trips to Riserva Naturale I Giganti della Sila (in Spezzano della Sila), Cosenza (Chiesa di San Domenico, Duomo di Cosenza, &more) and Castello Medioevale Cleto (in Cleto). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo della Civilta Contadina - Fagnano Castello, don't miss a visit to Fiumefreddo Bruzio, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Madonna del Pettoruto, and head outdoors with Lido Havana Club.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paola travel route planning app.

Drive from Praia A Mare to Paola in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Corigliano Calabro.

Things to do in Paola

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corigliano Calabro

— 7 nights
Corigliano Calabro is a comune and town located in the province of Cosenza, northeast of the city of Cosenza, in Calabria, southern Italy.SituationIt is situated near the mouth of a river of the same name, and contains an aqueduct. Museo Diocesano e del Codex and Museo della Liquirizia "Giorgio Amarelli" will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castello Ducale and MACA - Contemporary Art Museum of Acri. Venture out of the city with trips to Cassano allo Ionio (Casa Museo Palazzo Viafora & Grotta di Sant'Angelo), Rossano (AcquaPark Odissea 2000 & I Giganti del Cozzo del Pesco) and Sibari Avventura (in Sibari). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Lungomare Schiavonea, don't miss a visit to Basilica Santo Angelo d'Acri, head outdoors with Lido Kokorito, and stop by Orofino.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Corigliano Calabro trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Paola to Corigliano Calabro takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cariati.

Things to do in Corigliano Calabro

Museums · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cariati

— 6 nights
Cariati is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Get some cultural insight at Cattedrale di San Michele Arcangelo and Tomba Bretia Cariati. Take a break from Cariati with a short trip to Giganti di Pietra di Campana in Campana, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Mamitas Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Degli Osservanti, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Cariati.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cariati trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Corigliano Calabro to Cariati in an hour. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to San Giovanni in Fiore.

Things to do in Cariati

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

San Giovanni in Fiore

— 7 nights
San Giovanni in Fiore is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.The town originates from the Florense Abbey, built here by the Calabrian monk Joachim of Fiore in 1188.Marjorie Reeves of Oxford University was made an honorary citizen of San Giovanni for reviving interest in Joachim of Fiore. Explore San Giovanni in Fiore's surroundings by going to Camigliatello Silano (Parco Oldcalabria & La Nave della Sila). Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Sila National Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to Abbazia Florense and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercatino Camigliatello.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Giovanni in Fiore trip maker website.

You can drive from Cariati to San Giovanni in Fiore in 1.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in San Giovanni in Fiore

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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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