Calabria’s main airport is Lamezia Terme International Airport, and it is about an hour’s drive to begin your holiday in Ricadi.
The best time to visit Ricadi is between mid-March and mid-June, and between September and November. In June, July and August, many Italians head to the coast for their summer holidays so beaches and towns can become busy.
You can enjoy balmy temperatures between 12°C and 20°C from mid-March to mid-June. Alternatively, avoid the school holidays and enjoy the warm autumn weather and temperatures of 12°C to 25°C from September until November.
Rainfall and humidity remain low throughout the year.
At the current time, British citizens do not require a visa to visit Italy.
You don’t have to leave a tip in Italy – most Italians don’t tip for restaurant meals, bar drinks, taxi rides or hair and beauty treatments. However if you do leave a tip, you might receive quicker service.
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