22 days in Italy & Barcelona Itinerary

22 days in Italy & Barcelona Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome driving holiday planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Rome is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Rome. While traveling from Brisbane, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Campo, &more) and Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Florence visit app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Venture out of the city with trips to Villa Monastero (in Varenna), Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina) and Spiaggia di Onno (in Oliveto Lario). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, tour the water at your own pace with Turati Centro Nautico Lario, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Milan road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Milan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Milan

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Villa Monastero, Turati Centro Nautico Lario, Villa del Balbianello, Spiaggia di Onno, Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
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Turati Centro Nautico Lario ©
Turati Centro Nautico Lario
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

2
nights
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 23rd (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Old Port, thenexamine the collection at Galata Museo del Mare, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Genoa road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Milan in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Genoa. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Galata Museo del Mare ©
Galata Museo del Mare
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi

4
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Genoa to Barcelona by combination of train and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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