7 days in Calabria Itinerary

7 days in Calabria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  18 h
1
Civita
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Reggio Calabria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tropea
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Newark

1
night
Civita

Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Setteventi del Pollino, then visit Casa Museo Palazzo Viafora, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Etonico Arbresh. On the next day, take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo, then Head underground at Grotta di Sant'Angelo, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Civita route planner.

Newark, USA to Civita is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark to Civita, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Civita

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cassano allo Ionio, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta
Casa Museo Palazzo Viafora ©
Casa Museo Palazzo Viafora

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata, get to know the fascinating history of Chianalea di Scilla, then get great views at Belvedere di Piazza San Rocco, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Reggio Calabria road trip planning site.

Drive from Civita to Reggio Calabria in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Reggio Calabria can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Scilla
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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria ©
Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

3
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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get outside with Capo Vaticano, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tropea Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Grotticelle beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Piedigrotta Church.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tropea road trip planning app.

You can drive from Reggio Calabria to Tropea in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Reggio Calabria in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 56°F in Tropea. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

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