13 days in Tropea, Bologna & Florence Itinerary

13 days in Tropea, Bologna & Florence Itinerary

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Tropea
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Bologna
— 5 nights
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Florence
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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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): look for gifts at Gourmetit, explore the engaging exhibits at Artistic Creations The Lighthouse, then stroll through Tropea Beach, and finally stroll through Praia di Fuoco.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tropea trip planning app.

Manchester, UK to Tropea is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in May; daily highs in Tropea reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Bologna.

Things to do in Tropea

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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Bologna

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Padua (Incantesimi di Alberto, Prato della Valle, &more), Ravenna (Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Basilica San Vitale, &more) and Lido (in Venice). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, take an in-depth tour of La Macchina del Tempo, sample the fine beverages at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Parma.

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Getting from Tropea to Bologna by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planning tool.

Getting from Bologna to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wineries

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