Rome, the national capital, is located 270 miles (435 kilometers) northwest of Rossano.
Calabria is a firm fixture on the tourist trail, which means getting from A to B is relatively easy. Make sure you schedule in plenty of time to explore the numerous scenic and cultural wonders the region has to share. Camigliatello, lays 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, while Trebisacce sits 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south.
Rent a vehicle and visit Cosenza, a regional center, located approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Rossano. This regional center has plenty of tourist attractions, such as Duomo di Cosenza, Church of Sant'Agostino and Teatro Morelli. If you have time to spare, consider checking out Hohenstaufen Castle, Calabria National Park and Azienda Ospedaliera dell'Annunziata before you return to Rossano.
If you're on the lookout for things to do that won't blow the budget, round up the family and head to Calabria's many outdoor cultural attractions such as open-air exhibits, open-air markets and lighthouses. A useful technique to really get to know a spot is by researching its history. While in Calabria, be sure to tour the area's fine historic palaces.
Joining one of the winery tours, culinary tours and city walking tours is a good way to get an understanding of Calabria. Pack your gear or rent it on the spot, and make the most of the region's water sports. Kite surfing is an option. Another option is snorkeling.
You'll never want to say "Ciao" (farewell) to this appealing spot.