15 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

15 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights


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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Bring the kids along to Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, have some family-friendly fun at Fox In A Box Madrid, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip itinerary builder.

Seattle, USA to Madrid is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

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

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 20th (Sat), find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then have some family-friendly fun at The Witching Hour Room Escape, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Virtua.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online route planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in June, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Bring the kids along to Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini) and Castiglione (Spiaggia di castiglione & Lido di Ravello). There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for gifts at Nana' Positano, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Grado, and ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Positano trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Fontana sant'Andrea, Torre di Grado, Lido Capo di Conca
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. On your second day here, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planning app.

Drive from Positano to Florence in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus, subway, train, and flight. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): get interesting insight from Like a Venetian, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and then don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Venice sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Like a Venetian ©
Like a Venetian
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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