5 days in Italy, Spain & Vienna Itinerary

5 days in Italy, Spain & Vienna Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
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Venice, Italy
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Milan, Italy

— 1 day

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then see the interesting displays at Civic Archaeological Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Milan journey maker tool.

Athens, Greece to Milan is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Milan. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in December; daily highs in Milan reach 9°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Mozarthaus Vienna, then see the interesting displays at Hofburg, and finally admire the striking features of Rathaus.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna tour planning app.

You can fly from Milan to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Milan, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vienna, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Palma de Mallorca online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Vienna to Palma de Mallorca by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in December; daily highs in Palma de Mallorca reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks
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Barcelona, Spain

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): visit El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Amatller.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Churches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.