Route & dates
Start: Atlanta, United States
Fly: 16 h
Barcelona, Spain— 4 nights
Fly: 2 h 45 min
Ibiza Town, Spain— 3 nights
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus: 10 h 15 min
Amalfi, Italy— 4 nights
Bus + Train + Fly: 20 h 15 min
End: Atlanta, United States
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Ciutat Vella and Barri de Gracia. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fenals Beach and Playa de La Barceloneta. Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to Vila Vella (Old Town) in Tossa de Mar, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.
For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona driving holiday tool.
Atlanta, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from Atlanta, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.
Things to do in Barcelona
Fenals Beach, Vila Vella (Old Town)
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:
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.You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castell de Eivissa and Cala Saladeta. Visit Playa Es Arenals and Cala de Sant Vicent for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Ibiza Town side-trips: S'Arenal Petit (in Portinatx), Cala Benirras (in Port de Sant Miguel) and Formentera (La Mola Lighthouse & Calo Des Mort). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Kentucky Derby, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Cap Blanc, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.
To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ibiza Town trip tool.
Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amalfi.
Things to do in Ibiza Town
Sant Antoni de Portmany, Formentera, Cala de Sant Vicent, S'Arenal Petit, Cala Benirras
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.Relax by the water at Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Step off the beaten path and head to Paestum Ruins and Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II. Step out of Amalfi to go to Massa Lubrense and see Baia di Ieranto, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, steep yourself in history at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.
To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amalfi trip builder website.
Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ibiza Town to Amalfi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In September, daytime highs in Amalfi are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Amalfi
Ravello, Positano, Paestum, Baia di Ieranto
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20: