18 days in Italy & Spain Itinerary

18 days in Italy & Spain Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights


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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 5th (Fri): explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally stop by New Arte Fuga - Glass Factory. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see photos and tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planning site.

Philadelphia, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Venice is 6 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in February, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 50°F and 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

New Arte Fuga - Glass Factory
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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 7th (Sun): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

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Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. February in Florence sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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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.
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, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome tour itinerary site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. February in Rome sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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

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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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, stroll around Ciutadella Park, and make a trip to Las Ramblas.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Barcelona are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · 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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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, then admire the striking features of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, then admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Pilatos.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Seville online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in February, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, take some stellar pictures from Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, see the interesting displays at Museo Lara, then see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacion del Vino, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda road trip website.

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries · Nature · Parks
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda ©
Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and make a trip to Estacion de Atocha.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Ronda to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ronda in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 52°F and lows reach 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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