24 days in Italy, France & Spain Itinerary

24 days in Italy, France & Spain Itinerary

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Start: Faro, Portugal
Drive:  11 h 45 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Montpellier, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Turin, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
7
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Bari, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  10 h 30 min
9
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h 30 min
10
Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 30 min
End: Faro, Portugal

2
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 12th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Faro, Portugal to Barcelona is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Faro to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. June in Barcelona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Montpellier.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites 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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nights
Montpellier, France

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
On the 13th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Zoologique Henri de Lunaret, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Planet Ocean Montpellier, and then take a stroll through Place de la Comedie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Pierre, get your game on at Mad Monkey, then meet the residents at Seaquarium, and finally get outside with Promenade a Cheval La Marisma.

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Traveling by train from Barcelona to Montpellier takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Montpellier can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Montpellier

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Promenade a Cheval La Marisma, Seaquarium
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Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
Mad Monkey ©
Mad Monkey
Seaquarium ©
Seaquarium

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Marseille is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Marseille trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Montpellier to Marseille by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Marseille sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Turin.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
Chateau d'If ©
Chateau d'If
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 18th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Palazzo Reale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile del Duomo di Torino, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoom Torino.

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You can drive from Marseille to Turin in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. While traveling from Marseille, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zoom Torino
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Zoom Torino ©
Zoom Torino
Parco del Valentino ©
Parco del Valentino

1
night
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Liston, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa delle Sante Teuteria e Tosca, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Verona online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Turin to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Turin in June: highs in Verona hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

2
nights
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 22nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Cannaregio, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Venice vacation planner.

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome day trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bari.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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nights
Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Attractions like Lungomare Imperatore Augusto and Zoosafari make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Bari side-trips: Grotte di Castellana (in Castellana Grotte), Matera (Casa Noha, Sassi di Matera, &more) and Altamura (La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino & Cattedrale). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Nicola, appreciate the history behind Statua di San Nicola, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo, and steep yourself in history at Piazza dell'Odegitria.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bari trip planner.

Fly from Rome to Bari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nice.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Matera, Altamura, Grotte di Castellana, Zoosafari
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Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana
Zoosafari ©
Zoosafari

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nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stop by Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nice journey planner.

You can fly from Bari to Nice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bari in July: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Place Massena ©
Place Massena
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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night
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the activities along Jardi del Turia.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Valencia driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Valencia takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in July, expect nights in Valencia to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Jardi del Turia ©
Jardi del Turia
La Lonja de la Seda ©
La Lonja de la Seda

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