17 days in Italy & Spain Itinerary

17 days in Italy & Spain Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Positano, Italy
— Few hours
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Capri, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

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 16th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Square, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

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Newark, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Historic Site
Roman Forum
4.7
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World heritage site
Palatine Hill
4.6

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for gifts at Theodora Moda Positano and then kick back and relax at Fornillo.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Positano online holiday 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 July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
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Beach
Fornillo
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Theodora Moda Positano
5.0

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Capri, Italy

Capri
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 19th (Wed), explore the galleries of Villa San Michele, don't miss a visit to Belvedere Cannone, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, then take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, and finally stop by Eco Capri. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at La Bottega dell'Arte di Sergio Rubino, enjoy breathtaking views from Belvedere di Migliara, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, take in panoramic vistas at Belvedere di Tragara, then stop by Carthusia, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Capri holiday maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Positano to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Capri

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Nature

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I Faraglioni
4.8
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Mountain
Monte Solaro
4.8

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Capri to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Capri in July since evenings lows in Venice dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
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Water Body
Canal Grande
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Observation Deck
St Mark's Campanile
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Magic Fountain and Barcelona Cathedral. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, and catch a live event at Camp Nou.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Barcelona online day trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

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World heritage site
Parc Guell
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Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castell de Eivissa and Cala Comte. Step out of Ibiza Town with an excursion to Cala Bassa in Sant Antoni de Portmany--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Dalt Vila, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala d'en Serra Beach, tour the water at your own pace with CharterAlia Boat Hire Ibiza, and get your game on at Kentucky Derby.

To plan Ibiza Town vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Cala Comte
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Neighborhood
Dalt Vila
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, walk around Parque del Retiro, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid itinerary site.

You can fly from Ibiza Town to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. While traveling from Ibiza Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

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