14 days in Spain, Italy & Greece Itinerary

14 days in Spain, Italy & Greece Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta and then make a trip to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take a stroll through Las Ramblas, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Barcelona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Barcelona, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New Delhi in July, with highs in Barcelona at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks
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Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 5th (Wed), kick back and relax at Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare and then stop by Elena Kihlman Designer Concept Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take a stroll through Trastevere, and then look for gifts at Antica Caciara Trasteverina.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 7th (Fri), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle and then go for a walk through I Navigli. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Rome to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Milan when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping

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Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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 9th (Sun): make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take a stroll through Dorsoduro.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Athens.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature
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Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): wander the streets of Monastiraki, then look for gifts at Didw Athens, then admire the striking features of Parthenon, and finally look for gifts at ChiliMenta.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Athens in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Venice to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Venice in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Athens. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to fly to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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Heraklion, Greece

— 2 nights
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then stop by Eli's Ceramic Art, then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Athens to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in July, expect nights in Heraklion to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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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.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.