43 days in Italy & Spain Itinerary

43 days in Italy & Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Positano, Italy
— 5 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 6 nights
5
Verona, Italy
— 4 nights
6
Como, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
8
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights


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5
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. For shopping fun, head to Theodora Moda Positano or Stella Moda S.n.c.. Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Ravello (La Bottega delle Arti & Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma), Bossa (in Salerno) and Mini Store (in Maiori). The adventure continues: look for gifts at I love Positano home design.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Positano trip website.

Lima, Peru to Positano is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Lima to Positano due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Lima in July: highs in Positano hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Praiano, Ceramica D'Urso Vietri, Bossa, Mini Store
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Theodora Moda Positano ©
Theodora Moda Positano
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Ceramica D'Urso Vietri ©
Ceramica D'Urso Vietri

6
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.
Head to Via Condotti and Officine Creative Romafor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rome day trip planner.

Drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Porta Portese ©
Porta Portese
Via Condotti ©
Via Condotti

6
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For shopping fun, head to Goccia Shoes or MIO Store - Firenze. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, stop by Paolo Penko, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Jean Saade ©
Jean Saade
Il Galeone ©
Il Galeone
Massai Orafi in Florence ©
Massai Orafi in Florence

6
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.
Do your shopping at Mater Domini and Incantesimi di Alberto. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Banzai & Scrovegni Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and look for gifts at Bragora.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Venice vacation site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Bragora ©
Bragora
Gioielleria Eredi Jovon ©
Gioielleria Eredi Jovon
Segni nel Tempo antiquarian bookshop ©
Segni nel Tempo antiquarian bookshop

4
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Piazza delle Erbe and Cioccolateria Via Conventino. Get out of town with these interesting Verona side-trips: La Barca di Salvo (in Sirmione) and Borghetto sul Mincio (in Valeggio Sul Mincio). And it doesn't end there: stop by Baol Atelier Creativo, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio).

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Verona online road trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Verona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Como.

Things to do in Verona

Tours Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Barca di Salvo, Borghetto sul Mincio
Highlights from your plan
La Barca di Salvo ©
La Barca di Salvo
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Baol Atelier Creativo ©
Baol Atelier Creativo

4
nights
Como, Italy

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Head to Mr. Savethewall and Tea Worldfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Bellagio (Ad Hoc, Il Capriccio Calzature, &more), Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina) and Turati Centro Nautico Lario (in Argegno). There's still lots to do: stop by Dep Design Store, take advantage of the amenities at Lido Villa Olmo, have a few drinks at Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar, and take a stroll around Broletto.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Como trip maker.

You can drive from Verona to Como in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Como sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Como

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bellagio, Villa del Balbianello, Turati Centro Nautico Lario, La Piazzetta, Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar
Highlights from your plan
Dep Design Store ©
Dep Design Store
Mr. Savethewall ©
Mr. Savethewall
Azalea - Silk of Como ©
Azalea - Silk of Como

6
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.
Head to La Boqueria and La Talentafor plenty of shopping. Spend the 25th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona planning site.

You can fly from Como to Barcelona in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Como in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Shopping Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
La Boqueria ©
La Boqueria
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Head to Mercado San Miguel and ABC Serranofor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, look for gifts at Lola Fonseca, browse the eclectic array of goods at El Rastro, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid journey maker app.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: highs in Madrid hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel
El Rastro ©
El Rastro
ABC Serrano ©
ABC Serrano

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