7 days in Calabria Itinerary

7 days in Calabria Itinerary

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7 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5 h 45 min
1
Reggio Calabria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Le Castella
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Laino Borgo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Tropea
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

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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. On the 1st (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Reggio Calabria tour itinerary planner .

Valletta, Malta to Reggio Calabria is an approximately 6-hour combination of ferry and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Le Castella.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Scilla, Pentedattilo
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Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

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Le Castella

Le Castella ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Le Castella, step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese di Le Castella, then look for gifts at Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche, and finally make a trip to Le Cannella.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Le Castella trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Reggio Calabria to Le Castella in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Laino Borgo.

Things to do in Le Castella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Le Cannella
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Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche ©
Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche
Le Cannella ©
Le Cannella

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nights
Laino Borgo

Laino Borgo is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta Azzurra, then step off the mainland to explore Island Dino, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Santuario Diocesano Madonna della Grotta, then make a trip to Arco Magno, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, and finally take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Laino Borgo trip builder tool .

Drive from Le Castella to Laino Borgo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Laino Borgo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Praia A Mare, Civita, Arco Magno
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River Rafting & Tubing
Island Dino ©
Island Dino
Arco Magno ©
Arco Magno

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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 6th (Fri): look for gifts at Gourmetit, kick back and relax at Grotticelle beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Capo Vaticano, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Riaci. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, then kick back and relax at Tropea Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Piedigrotta Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tropea holiday planning tool .

Drive from Laino Borgo to Tropea in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Tropea sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tropea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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