16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
3
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Le Lavandou, France
— 2 nights

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Barcelona travel route planner.

Mackay, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mackay to Barcelona is minus 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mackay in June, with highs in Barcelona at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 24th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, then stop by A Outra Face da Lua, then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Barcelona in June, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Lisbon

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian ©
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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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 25th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, 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: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Florence by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Florence due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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

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nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Do your shopping at Piccadilly Ceramics and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Do some cultural sightseeing at Le Vigne di Raito and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano & Fornillo) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Ravello road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Piccadilly Ceramics, Valle delle Ferriere, Le Vigne di Raito, Spiaggia Lannio
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito

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nights
Le Lavandou, France

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Get in touch with nature at Plage de Gigaro and Plage de Guerrevieille. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Cavaliere and Plage de Sylvabelle. Step out of Le Lavandou to go to Saint-Tropez and see La Ponche Beach, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Plage d'Aiguebelle and stroll through Plage de Jean Blanc.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Le Lavandou vacation maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ravello to Le Lavandou. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in July since evenings lows in Le Lavandou dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Plage de Guerrevieille, La Ponche Beach
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Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro

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