8 days in Calabria Itinerary

8 days in Calabria Itinerary

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8 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly + Bus:  4 h
1
Reggio Calabria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tropea
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Le Castella
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Laino Borgo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
End: Rome

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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta, and then get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Arena dello Stretto, explore the historical opulence of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, make a trip to Pentedattilo, then cruise along Belvedere di Piazza San Rocco, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Chianalea di Scilla.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Reggio Calabria online tour itinerary planner .

Rome to Reggio Calabria is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. July in Reggio Calabria sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Scilla, Pentedattilo
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Tropea side-trips: Pizzo (Piedigrotta Church & Castello Aragonese Murat). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Tropea Beach, don't miss a visit to Spiaggia Paradiso del sub, get outside with Grotticelle beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tropea itinerary maker website .

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 July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Tropea, with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Le Castella.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pizzo, Capo Vaticano, Spiaggia Paradiso del sub
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano

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night
Le Castella

Le Castella ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for gifts at Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche, then make a trip to Le Cannella, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese di Le Castella.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Le Castella trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Tropea to Le Castella in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Laino Borgo.

Things to do in Le Castella

Shopping Historic Sites

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

2
nights
Laino Borgo

Laino Borgo is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): Head underground at Grotta di Sant'Angelo, then take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at le case del nibbio, make a trip to Arco Magno, and then head off the coast to Isola Di Dino.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Laino Borgo online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Le Castella to Laino Borgo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Laino Borgo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

le case del nibbio, Il ponte del diavolo, Island Dino, Arco Magno, Grotta di Sant'Angelo
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River Rafting & Tubing
Island Dino ©
Island Dino
Arco Magno ©
Arco Magno

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