15 days in Italy, France & Spain Itinerary

15 days in Italy, France & Spain Itinerary

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15 days in Italy, France & Spain Itinerary

Start: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  15​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Dammam, Saudi Arabia

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 7th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planning site .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Dammam to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Rome is much colder than Dammam - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris driving holiday planner .

Getting from Venice to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, Paris is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, then walk around Retiro Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Madrid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Paris in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Retiro Park ©
Retiro Park
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
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.
On the 18th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, examine the collection at Museo Picasso, and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

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Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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