8 days in Calabria Itinerary

8 days in Calabria Itinerary

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8 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Bournemouth
Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
1
Laino Borgo
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Le Castella
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Tropea
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Reggio Calabria
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  13 h 15 min
End: Bournemouth

1
day
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 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Grotta del Romito, steep yourself in history at Complesso Monumentale Santuario delle Cappelle, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Laino Borgo trip planner .

Bournemouth, UK to Laino Borgo is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Le Castella.

Things to do in Laino Borgo

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Grotta del Romito
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River Rafting & Tubing
Grotta del Romito ©
Grotta del Romito

1
night
Le Castella

Le Castella ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stop by Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa della Visitazione della Beata Vergine Maria, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese di Le Castella.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Le Castella trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Laino Borgo to Le Castella in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Le Castella

Historic Sites Shopping
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Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche ©
Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche

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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piedigrotta Church and Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo. Step out of the city life by going to Tropea Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Take a break from Tropea with a short trip to Castello Aragonese Murat in Pizzo, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Capo Vaticano, have fun and explore at Creazioni Artistiche Il Faro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, and take a stroll around Tropea.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tropea online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Le Castella to Tropea takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Capo Vaticano, Pizzo, Spiaggia di Riaci
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano
Grotticelle beach ©
Grotticelle beach

2
nights
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 24th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata, get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, cruise along Belvedere di Piazza San Rocco, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Maria S.S Immacolata di Scilla e Favazzina, and finally make a trip to Chianalea di Scilla.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Reggio Calabria day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tropea to Reggio Calabria takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Reggio Calabria, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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