Calabria & Tropea
Whether you're seeking outdoor adventures in the lush national parks, indulging in the flavors of Calabrian cuisine, or discovering hidden gems along the coast, Calabria is a destination that promises to leave a lasting impression. Separated from Sicily by the Strait of Messina, Calabria rich in rugged natural landscapes with stunning coastline and beaches and lapped by the splendid crystal blue Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas. Discover pretty coastal Tropea with its lanes and piazzas and the coast of the gods in Vibo Valentia. Calabria invites travelers to discover its off-the-beaten-path treasures and immerse themselves in its authentic Italian charm.
When to visit
Calabria experiences a Mediterranean climate, with generally mild and pleasant weather throughout the year. The best time to visit Calabria depends on personal preferences and the activities you plan to engage in.
Spring (April to June): Spring in Calabria brings mild temperatures and blooming landscapes. It's an ideal time for outdoor activities, such as hiking, exploring ancient ruins, and enjoying the beautiful coastal areas. The weather is generally pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from 15°C (59°F) to 25°C (77°F).
Summer (July to August): Summers in Calabria are hot and dry, with temperatures often reaching above 30°C (86°F). This is the peak tourist season, as visitors flock to the region's stunning beaches and seaside resorts. It's perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and enjoying the vibrant coastal atmosphere.
Autumn (September to November): Autumn in Calabria brings milder temperatures, making it a comfortable time to visit. The weather remains pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 15°C (59°F) to 25°C (77°F). It's a great time to explore Calabria's natural beauty, engage in outdoor activities, and experience local festivals and cultural events.
Winter (December to February): Calabria's winters are generally mild, with temperatures averaging around 10°C (50°F). While it may be too cold for beach activities, it's a quieter time to visit and explore the region's historical sites, museums, and picturesque towns.