8 days in Calabria Itinerary

8 days in Calabria Itinerary

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8 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Civita
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Le Castella
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Reggio Calabria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Tropea
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 45 min
End: Ljubljana

2
nights
Civita

Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): snap pictures at Il ponte del diavolo, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna del Castello. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, look for all kinds of wild species at Setteventi del Pollino, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Etonico Arbresh.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Civita attractions planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Civita is an approximately 12-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Le Castella.

Things to do in Civita

Wildlife Parks Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Santuario della Madonna del Castello
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River Rafting & Tubing
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta
Santuario della Madonna del Castello ©

1
night
Le Castella

Le Castella ©
On the 29th (Tue), kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Copanello di Staletti, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese di Le Castella, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa della Visitazione della Beata Vergine Maria.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Le Castella trip planner.

Getting from Civita to Le Castella by car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Le Castella

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Spiaggia di Copanello di Staletti
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Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella

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 30th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, take in the pleasant sights at Chianalea di Scilla, take in the pleasant sights at Corso Garibaldi, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Reggio Calabria route app .

Traveling by car from Le Castella to Reggio Calabria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Reggio Calabria, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tropea.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Scilla
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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. Get a sense of the local culture at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola and Artistic Creations The Lighthouse. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tropea Beach and Capo Vaticano. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tropea: Pizzo (Castello Aragonese Murat & Piedigrotta Church). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Grotticelle beach, stop by Gourmetit, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tropea attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Reggio Calabria to Tropea takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Reggio Calabria in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tropea, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Capo Vaticano, Pizzo
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano
Piedigrotta Church ©
Piedigrotta Church

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