16 days in Spain, France & Italy Itinerary

16 days in Spain, France & Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): walk around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Madrid to Barcelona is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, you will find days in Barcelona are little chillier (33°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Visit Palace of Versailles and Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres for their historical value. It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planning site.

Getting from Paris to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

2
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Giovanni del Toro, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Annunziata, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Ravello holiday builder site.

Getting from Florence to Ravello by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Florence in September, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and Villa Adriana will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 18°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Villa Adriana, St. Peter's Basilica
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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