16 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

16 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Bengaluru, India


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3
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona online visit planner.

Bengaluru, India to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Barcelona, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, expect nights in Barcelona to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 22nd (Sun), walk around Parque del Retiro, thencontemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

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Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in December: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 14°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Murano, Burano & Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): catch all the local highlights with Murano, Burano & Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, thenbrowse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice attractions planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in December, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Duomo di Siena (in Siena). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Florence trip site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Venice in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Duomo di Siena
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rome day trip planning site.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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