17 days in Italy, Fatima & Madrid Itinerary

17 days in Italy, Fatima & Madrid Itinerary

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17 days in Italy, Fatima & Madrid Itinerary

Start: San Jose, Costa Rica
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Siena, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Pompeii, Italy
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Turin, Italy
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
7
Fatima, Portugal
— 1 night
+2
bus + subway + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: San Jose, Costa Rica

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Gallerie Degli Uffizi capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi, look for gifts at L'Arte dei Ciompi, and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Florence road trip app .

San Jose, Costa Rica to Florence is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from San Jose to Florence. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Jose in April; daily highs in Florence reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

1
night
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stop by La Fabbrica delle Candele, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, then shop like a local with Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli , and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Siena journey site .

Getting from Florence to Siena by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April in Siena, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

1
night
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pisa online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Siena to Pisa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Pisa sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.
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Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Popular historic sites such as Pantheon and Piazza Navona are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Trastevere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip tool .

You can fly from Pisa to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Pisa in May, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stop by Artigianato Rallo, stop by Theodora Moda Positano, then make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally explore the ancient world of Teatro Grande. On the next day, look for gifts at Gallerie Idee D'arte, stop by Stella Moda S.n.c., stop by Boutique Lavinia T-Shirt Positano, then look for gifts at Louise Moda Positano, then look for gifts at Feludei, and finally look for gifts at Don Catello.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pompeii trip builder site .

Getting from Rome to Pompeii by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Pompeii, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Pompeii

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Positano
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Theodora Moda Positano ©
Theodora Moda Positano
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Stella Moda S.n.c. ©
Stella Moda S.n.c.

1
night
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Turin trip app .

Getting from Pompeii to Turin by combination of train and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Pompeii in May, expect Turin to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fatima.

Things to do in Turin

Museums
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Piazza Castello ©
Piazza Castello

1
night
Fatima, Portugal

Fatima
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fatima route planner.

Explore your travel options from Turin to Fatima with the Route module. Traveling from Turin to Fatima, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Turin in May, expect nights in Fatima to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. You will leave for Madrid on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Fatima

Outdoors Tours Parks
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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Royal Palace of Madrid and Museo Cerralbo will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Gran Via. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, walk around Parque del Retiro, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Madrid sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Fatima to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Madrid sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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