5 days in Calabria Itinerary

5 days in Calabria Itinerary

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5 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Civita
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Tropea
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Reggio Calabria
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: London

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night
Civita

Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. On the 8th (Tue), make a trip to Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Etonico Arbresh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Madonna della Catena, and finally identify plant and animal life at Setteventi del Pollino. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Il ponte del diavolo, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta di Sant'Angelo, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Civita trip site .

London, UK to Civita is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Civita is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tropea.

Things to do in Civita

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cassano allo Ionio, River Rafting & Tubing, Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons
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River Rafting & Tubing
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta
Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons ©
Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons

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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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, enjoy the sand and surf at Tropea Beach, then get into the urban bustle at Tropea, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Capo Vaticano.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tropea driving holiday tool .

Getting from Civita to Tropea by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Tropea

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Capo Vaticano
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola ©
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano

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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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Chianalea di Scilla.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Reggio Calabria driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Tropea to Reggio Calabria in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tropea in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Reggio Calabria, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chianalea di Scilla
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Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

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