10 days in Province of Cosenza Itinerary

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Drive to Messina Marittima, Ferry to Villa San Giovanni, Drive to Cosenza
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Cosenza
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Drive to Villa San Giovanni, Ferry to Messina Marittima, Drive to Catania

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Cosenza — 9 nights

Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. Your list of things to see and do now includes Museo delle Icone e della Tradizione Bizantina, Chiesa di San Giuliano, Santuario della Madonna del Castello, and other attractions.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cosenza online road trip planner.

Catania to Cosenza is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also take a bus. In September in Cosenza, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Province of Cosenza travel guide

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Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. The city proper has a population of 71,000; the urban area counts over 268,000 inhabitants. It is the capital of the Province of Cosenza, which has a population of around 735,000.The ancient town is the seat of the Cosentian Academy, the second academy of philosophical and literary studies to be founded in the Kingdom of Naples (1511) and one of the oldest in Europe. To this day, the city remains a major cultural hub in Southern Italy, with several museums, theatres, libraries and the University of Calabria.Geography and ClimateLocated at the confluence of two historical rivers, the Busento and the Crati, Cosenza stands 238 m above sea level in a valley between the Sila plateau and the coastal range of mountains. The old town, overshadowed by its Norman castle, descends to the river Crati. The modern city lies to the north, beyond the Busento, on level ground.Almost completely surrounded by mountains, Cosenza is subject to a microclimate scarcely influenced by the Mediterranean Sea, with cold winters and hot summers.

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