43 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

43 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

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Catania, Italy
— Few hours
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Taormina, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Bari, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Lecce, Italy
— 5 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Greve in Chianti, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 5 nights
10
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 5 nights
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights

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Catania, Italy

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Catania trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Melbourne, Australia to Catania is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Catania hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Taormina.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites
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Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata ©
Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata

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Taormina, Italy

With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Isola Bella and Corso Umberto. Take a break from Taormina with a short trip to Riserva Naturale Orientata Laghetti di Marinello in Patti, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: walk around Villa Comunale, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Comunale Sant' Agostino, ponder the design of Quattro Fontane di Taormina, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Taormina visit planner.

Getting from Catania to Taormina by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Catania in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Taormina, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Taormina

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Riserva Naturale Orientata Laghetti di Marinello
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale

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Palermo, Italy

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro and Cattedrale di Palermo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palermo: Museum Of Optical Illusions (in Trapani) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in San Vito lo Capo). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Ustica, see the interesting displays at Santuario Santa Rosalia, make a trip to Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo, and appreciate the history behind Monumento strage di Capaci.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Palermo tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Taormina to Palermo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Bari.

Things to do in Palermo

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Museum Of Optical Illusions, Scuba & Snorkeling, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo

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Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grotte di Castellana and Lungomare Imperatore Augusto. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Nicola, admire the striking features of Il Succorpo della Cattedrale di Bari, make a trip to Piazza del Ferrarese, and appreciate the history behind Statua di San Nicola.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Bari trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Palermo to Bari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bari are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lecce.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Grotte di Castellana
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Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana
Lido Sun Beach ©
Lido Sun Beach

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Lecce, Italy

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico Otranto and Duomo di Lecce. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, Lecce, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di Santa Maria di Cerrate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Irene, and explore the world behind art at Museo Fantasy.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lecce trip planner.

You can drive from Bari to Lecce in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lecce are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, Centro Storico Otranto
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Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce
Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cascata delle Marmore and Cupola di San Pietro. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Monastero Di S.Benedetto in Subiaco, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lecce to Rome takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Vatican City, Cascata delle Marmore, Monastero Di S.Benedetto
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Portovenere and Piazza del Duomo. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find out how to plan a trip to Florence, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Greve in Chianti.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Portovenere
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Food Tours
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

3
nights
Greve in Chianti, Italy

Greve in Chianti ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): do a tasting at Lamole Di Lamole, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pieve di San Leolino, do a tasting at Fattoria Viticcio, thenpause for some photo ops at Monumento al Navigatore Giovanni da Verrazzano, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Matteotti. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Accademia del Buon Gusto, do a tasting at L'Orcio a Ca di Pesa srl, thendo a tasting at Azienda Agricola Altiero, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello di Montefioralle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di Santo Stefano A Montefioralle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Greve in Chianti trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Greve in Chianti takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Greve in Chianti can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Greve in Chianti

Wineries Historic Sites
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Accademia del Buon Gusto ©
Accademia del Buon Gusto
Tenuta Riseccoli ©
Tenuta Riseccoli
Lamole Di Lamole ©
Lamole Di Lamole

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Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Es Vedra and Platja de ses Salines. Change things up with a short trip to S'Arenal Petit in Portinatx (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: stroll through Cala Comte, see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, get your game on at Kentucky Derby, and take in the waterfront at Puerto de Ibiza.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Greve in Chianti to Ibiza Town. Traveling from Greve in Chianti in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Ibiza Town. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Kentucky Derby, Cala Comte, S'Arenal Petit
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Es Vedra ©
Es Vedra
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Catedral de Mallorca and Cuevas del Drach. Take a break from Palma de Mallorca with a short trip to Cala Mesquida Beach in Cala Mesquida, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Palma Aquarium, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Castell de Bellver, and enjoy the sand and surf at Calo Des Moro.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Palma de Mallorca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Palma de Mallorca when traveling from Ibiza Town in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cala Mesquida Beach, Cuevas del Drach
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Calo Des Moro ©
Calo Des Moro
Catedral de Mallorca ©
Catedral de Mallorca
Cuevas del Drach ©
Cuevas del Drach

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vila Vella (Old Town) and Walking tours. Step out of Barcelona with an excursion to Village Medieval de Pals in Pals--about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Village Medieval de Pals, Vila Vella (Old Town)
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
CosmoCaixa Barcelona ©
CosmoCaixa Barcelona

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