8 days in Calabria Itinerary

8 days in Calabria Itinerary

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8 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5 h 45 min
1
Reggio Calabria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Gerace
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
San Giovanni in Fiore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Le Castella
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Tropea
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

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 9th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Ruffo di Scilla.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Reggio Calabria trip maker .

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. In August, daytime highs in Reggio Calabria are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gerace.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Scilla
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1
night
Gerace

Gerace ©
Gerace is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria, Calabria, southern Italy. On the 11th (Sun), take in the pleasant sights at Le Bombarde, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Giovannello, contemplate the long history of Porta dei Vescovi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Sacro Cuore di Gesu, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Gerace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gerace vacation builder website .

Traveling by car from Reggio Calabria to Gerace takes 2 hours. August in Gerace sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Giovanni in Fiore.

Things to do in Gerace

Historic Sites Shopping
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Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi ©
Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi
Cattedrale di Gerace ©
Cattedrale di Gerace
Castello di Gerace ©
Castello di Gerace

2
nights
San Giovanni in Fiore

San Giovanni in Fiore ©
San Giovanni in Fiore is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.The town originates from the Florense Abbey, built here by the Calabrian monk Joachim of Fiore in 1188.Marjorie Reeves of Oxford University was made an honorary citizen of San Giovanni for reviving interest in Joachim of Fiore. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Sila National Park. On the next day, get outside with Silavventura, contemplate the long history of Piazza Campo, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Carrafa di Santa Severina, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum of Crotone.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Giovanni in Fiore travel planning tool .

You can drive from Gerace to San Giovanni in Fiore in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Le Castella.

Things to do in San Giovanni in Fiore

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Severina, National Archaeological Museum of Crotone
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Castello Carrafa di Santa Severina ©
Castello Carrafa di Santa Severina
Sila National Park ©
Sila National Park

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Le Castella

Le Castella ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche, then make a trip to Le Cannella, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese di Le Castella.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Le Castella trip planner .

Drive from San Giovanni in Fiore to Le Castella in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Le Castella

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

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nights
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. On the 15th (Thu), explore the engaging exhibits at Creazioni Artistiche Il Faro, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Tropea Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): stop by Enogastronomia Lorenzo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Michelino Beach, and then get engrossed in the history at Insediamento Rupestre e Museo della Civilta Rupestre e Contadina.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tropea online travel route planner .

Drive from Le Castella to Tropea in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Tropea are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Michelino Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Enogastronomia Lorenzo ©
Enogastronomia Lorenzo

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