15 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

15 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

Start: Madrid, Spain
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
End: Madrid, Spain


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3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Catedral Primada in Toledo, approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid road trip planning site .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In October in Madrid, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 27th (Sun), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir, and finally hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Valencia vacation builder tool .

Getting from Madrid to Valencia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Valencia, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

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, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, and see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Valencia in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Barcelona, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 1st (Fri), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and then explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence online trip maker .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Florence are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Milan tour itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Florence in November: highs in Milan hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Templo de Debod, then make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Milan to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Walking tours
Templo de Debod ©
Templo de Debod

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