16 days in Italy, Amsterdam & Spain Itinerary

16 days in Italy, Amsterdam & Spain Itinerary

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16 days in Italy, Amsterdam & Spain Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  15​h 30​min
1
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
5
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 4th (Tue), make a trip to Mercato Centrale, look for gifts at I'Mago, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, stop by Paolo Penko, then look for gifts at L'Arte dei Ciompi, and finally stop by Scrivimi. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Pegna, then see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then stop by Florence Shop 4 It, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Florence attractions planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Florence is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Florence due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in February, things will get much colder in Florence: highs are around 14°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Mercato Centrale ©
Mercato Centrale
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Jean Saade ©
Jean Saade

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, browse the eclectic array of goods at Porta Portese, then look for gifts at Pasticceria Lai Di Lai Dino, and finally stop by Paciotti Salumeria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): stop by Antica Caciara Trasteverina, stop by Vetro Artefatto, stop by Castroni, look for gifts at Giuliani Fabbrica Marrons Glaces & Cioccolateria, then wander the streets of Via Condotti, and finally stop by Elena Kihlman Designer Concept Store.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome holiday builder site .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Porta Portese ©
Porta Portese

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to Albert Cuyp Market or Leidseplein. Step out of the city life by going to Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and Sloepdelen Boat Rental. The adventure continues: look for gifts at The American Book Center, browse the range of quality goods at De Bijenkorf, hunt for treasures at Bloemenmarkt, and wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, Amsterdam is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Barcelona.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Albert Cuyp Market ©
Albert Cuyp Market
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The American Book Center ©
The American Book Center

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.
On the 13th (Thu), wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Barceloneta Beach, indulge your taste buds at La Boqueria, then make a trip to Las Ramblas, and finally look for gifts at Casa Gispert.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Barcelona itinerary planner .

Getting from Amsterdam to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in February, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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La Boqueria ©
La Boqueria
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and finally stop by San Miguel Artesania (Spanish traditional handmade ceramics ).

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Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in February, with highs in Madrid at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel

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