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
Fly
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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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
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planning app.

Brisbane, Australia to Venice is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Venice. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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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: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence travel planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, visit Trastevere, and take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Florence in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Church of Santa Maria Assunta, Fornillo, &more) and Praiano (I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos & Torre di Grado). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Amalfi trip itinerary planning app.

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 May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Amalfi, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to fly to Seville.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:

Seville, Spain — 2 nights

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Seville is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seville online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Amalfi to Seville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Traveling from Amalfi in May, you will find days in Seville are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are little chillier (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Ronda.
Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:

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, explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the natural beauty at Jardines de Cuenca.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ronda trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and admire the striking features of Estacion de Atocha.

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Getting from Ronda to Madrid by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 6:

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 historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, walk around Parc Guell, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in June: highs in Barcelona hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to fly to Nice.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:

Nice, France — 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Bandol (Sentier Littoral, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more) and Antibes (Le Nomade, Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), &more). And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at SENSAS Nice, visit Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nice travel route planning website.

Getting from Barcelona to Nice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June in Nice, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 15:

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 · Churches · 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.