15 days in Spain, Amsterdam & Rome Itinerary

15 days in Spain, Amsterdam & Rome Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
4
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to Albert Cuyp Market or De 9 Straatjes. Get a sense of the local culture at Anne Frank House and Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Zandvoort aan Zee in Zandvoort, approximately Zandvoort away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stop by The American Book Center, listen to music at Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, and visit The Jordaan.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. October in Amsterdam sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palatine Hill and Del Giudice Roma. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Point Break (in Fregene), Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare (in Maccarese) and Sabbianera Super Beach (in Anguillara Sabazia). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, look for gifts at Paciotti Salumeria, take a stroll through Trastevere, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Latina, Point Break, Cascata delle Marmore, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare, Sabbianera Super Beach
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de La Barceloneta, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Cathedral of Avila. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parque Natural Hayedo de Tejera Negra and Mercado San Miguel. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Caballos la Vereda (in Riaza), Playa del Alberche (in Aldea del Fresno) and Club De Golf El Fresnillo (in Avila). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stop by La Chinata Sol, stop by Gay Madrid & the Chueca District, and do a tasting at Pinkleton & Wine.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Madrid route maker site.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Madrid. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Avila, Old City, Caballos la Vereda, Playa del Alberche, Parque Natural Hayedo de Tejera Negra
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Playa del Alberche ©
Playa del Alberche
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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