19 days in Calabria Itinerary

19 days in Calabria Itinerary

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19 days in Calabria Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  3​h
1
Pizzo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Reggio Calabria
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Gerace
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Le Castella
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Civita
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Cosenza
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Rossano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Crotone
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Santa Severina
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Rome

2
nights
Pizzo

Pizzo ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Francesco di Paola, explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese Murat, then make a trip to I Vicoli di Pizzo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Piedigrotta Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza della Repubblica. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno Svevo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pizzo trip builder tool .

Rome to Pizzo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. May in Pizzo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for Reggio Calabria on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Pizzo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello Normanno Svevo
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Castello Aragonese Murat ©
Castello Aragonese Murat
Piedigrotta Church ©
Piedigrotta Church
Chiesa San Francesco di Paola ©
Chiesa San Francesco di Paola

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hours
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 25th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata, admire all the interesting features of Arena dello Stretto, then take in the exciting artwork at Opere di Rabarama, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Reggio Calabria trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Pizzo to Reggio Calabria takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Reggio Calabria are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gerace.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Arena dello Stretto ©
Arena dello Stretto

2
nights
Gerace

Gerace ©
Gerace is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria, Calabria, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cattolica di Stilo, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata del Marmarico, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Gerace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi. On the next day, make a trip to Castello di Gerace and then don't miss a visit to Le Bombarde.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gerace online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Reggio Calabria to Gerace takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Le Castella.

Things to do in Gerace

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Cascata del Marmarico, Cattolica di Stilo
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Cattedrale di Gerace ©
Cattedrale di Gerace
Cattolica di Stilo ©
Cattolica di Stilo
Le Bombarde ©
Le Bombarde

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night
Le Castella

Le Castella ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese di Le Castella.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Le Castella trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Gerace to Le Castella by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Civita.

Things to do in Le Castella

Historic Sites
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Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella

2
nights
Civita

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 29th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museo Etonico Arbresh, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, then take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Setteventi del Pollino. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museo delle Icone e della Tradizione Bizantina and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Andrea Alfano.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Civita road trip site .

You can drive from Le Castella to Civita in 3 hours. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cosenza.

Things to do in Civita

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Pinacoteca Andrea Alfano, Museo delle Icone e della Tradizione Bizantina
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Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta
Pinacoteca Andrea Alfano ©
Pinacoteca Andrea Alfano

3
nights
Cosenza

Cosenza ©
Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. On the 31st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Francesco di Paola, step into the grandiose world of Castello Normanno-Svevo, and then examine the collection at Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sila National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cosenza online vacation planner .

Drive from Civita to Cosenza in 1.5 hours. May in Cosenza sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Rossano.

Things to do in Cosenza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sila National Park, Santuario di San Francesco di Paola
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Sila National Park ©
Sila National Park
Santuario di San Francesco di Paola ©
Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab) ©
Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab)

3
nights
Rossano

Rossano ©
Rossano is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza, Calabria, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo della Liquirizia "Giorgio Amarelli", explore the world behind art at Museo Diocesano e del Codex, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Maria Santissima Achiropita, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Orologio.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rossano tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cosenza to Rossano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Rossano

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello Ducale, National Archeological Museum of Sibaritide
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2
nights
Crotone

Crotone ©
Crotone is a city and comune in Calabria. On the 5th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Capo Colonna, then explore the ancient world of Museo e Parco Archeologico Nazionale di Capo Colonna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Madonna di Capocolonna, and finally delve into the distant past at Da Capo Colonna a Le Castella. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Senatore Vini, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mamitas Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Crotone driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Rossano to Crotone takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Santa Severina.

Things to do in Crotone

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mamitas Beach, Senatore Vini
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Senatore Vini ©
Senatore Vini

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nights
Santa Severina

Santa Severina ©
Santa Severina is a town and comune in the province of Crotone, in the Calabria region of southern Italy.NameThe name derives from ancient Siberine (῾Αγία Σεβερίνη, Σεβεριάνη). Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museo Diocesano di Santa Severina. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Strongoli, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Filomena, then steep yourself in history at Piazza Campo, then don't miss a visit to Battistero, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Carrafa di Santa Severina.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Santa Severina travel website .

Traveling by car from Crotone to Santa Severina takes an hour. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Severina

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Cascatelle del Crocchio, Chiesa di San Nicola Vescovo, Ruderi dell'Abbazia di Sant'Angelo de Frigillo, Castello di Strongoli, Castello dei Conti d'Aquino
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