33 days in Italy, Spain & South of France Itinerary

33 days in Italy, Spain & South of France Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amalfi, Italy
— 3 nights
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Drive to Naples International Airport, Fly to Ibiza Airport, Drive to Sant Josep de Sa Talaia
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Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 7 nights
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Venice, Italy — 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Arche Scaligere, Torre dei Lamberti, &more) and Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Venice online day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Venice, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Venice hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:

Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rome itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Amalfi.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

Amalfi, Italy — 3 nights

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Get out of town with these interesting Amalfi side-trips: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Fornillo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, indulge your senses at Amalfi Coast Drive, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amalfi driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Rome to Amalfi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in August, you will find days in Amalfi are little chillier (34°C), and nights are a bit warmer (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can fly to Sant Josep de Sa Talaia.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Side Trips
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Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, Spain — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): head off the coast to Es Vedra, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Comte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines, take in the awesome beauty at Sa Talaia, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Massage Beach Ibiza.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sant Josep de Sa Talaia trip itinerary builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Amalfi to Sant Josep de Sa Talaia with the Route module. September in Sant Josep de Sa Talaia sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Ronda.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Ronda, Spain — 3 nights

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, wander the streets of Old City, make a trip to Ronda, and examine the collection at Museo Lara.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ronda journey builder site.

You can fly from Sant Josep de Sa Talaia to Ronda in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Sant Josep de Sa Talaia in September, you will find days in Ronda are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.
Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito & Catedral Primada). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Estacion de Atocha, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Ronda to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ronda in September, expect Madrid to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Side Trip
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, stop by Las Ramblas, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Nice.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:

Nice, France — 7 nights

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Musee Picasso (in Antibes) and Cannes (Lérins Islands & La Croisette). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Nice online itinerary planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Nice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.