18 days in Italy & Spain Itinerary

18 days in Italy & Spain Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Positano, Italy
— 1 night
Ferry
3
Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Venice Treviso
4
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Newark

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the striking features of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Villa d'Este and then contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Rome day trip website.

Newark, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Rome. 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

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
©
Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.7
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

1
night
Positano, Italy

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.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Positano trip planning app.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 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. You'll set off for Capri on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Positano

Tours · Outdoors · Transportation · Parks
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2
nights
Capri, Italy

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), Head underground at Blue Grotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Via Camerelle, make a trip to I Faraglioni, Head underground at White Grotta, then cruise along Via Krupp, then make a trip to Belvedere Cannone, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Capri day trip planning 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. In July, daytime highs in Capri are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
I Faraglioni
Must see
I Faraglioni
4.8
Monte Solaro ©
Mountain
Monte Solaro
4.8

4
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Explore hidden gems such as St Mark's Campanile and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, take a stroll through Campo Santa Margherita, and examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice travel planning app.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Capri to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Capri in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 67°F in Venice. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
Doge's Palace ©
Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
Canal Grande ©
Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
St Mark's Campanile ©
Observation Deck
St Mark's Campanile
4.6

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fenals Beach and Food Tours. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Ciutadella Park, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona attractions planner.

Fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Fenals Beach ©
Beach
Fenals Beach
4.4
©
Food Tour
Food Tours
4.8

2
nights
Ibiza Town, Spain

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Cap Blanc and then take a memorable tour with CharterAlia Boat Hire Ibiza. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Puig de Missa, then have some family-friendly fun at Kentucky Derby, and finally stroll through Cala Comte.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Ibiza Town tour planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Ibiza Town are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Transportation · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Cala Comte ©
Must see
Cala Comte
4.6
Puig de Missa ©
Church
Puig de Missa
4.6

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Alcazar of Segovia and The Walls of Avila. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Madrid journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. When traveling from Ibiza Town in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:
Highlights from your trip
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Military Museum
Alcazar of Segovia
4.7
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

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