17 days in Italy, Spain & France Itinerary

17 days in Italy, Spain & France Itinerary

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17 days in Italy, Spain & France Itinerary

Start: Bogota, Colombia
Fly:  20​h 15​min
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Valencia, Spain
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Turin, Italy
— 1 night
3
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
8
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bogota, Colombia

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Valencia trip itinerary planning site .

Bogota, Colombia to Valencia is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Bogota to Valencia, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Valencia is somewhat warmer than Bogota - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel to Turin.

Things to do in Valencia

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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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 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, then don't miss a visit to Villa della Regina, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica of Superga.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Turin travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Turin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in June, you will find days in Turin are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

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Take a train from Turin to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in June, you will find days in Milan are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 1st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum. On the next day, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Get some cultural insight at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine and Cathédrale La Major. Get in touch with nature at Plage du Corton and CIP Marseille. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and head off the coast to Chateau d'If.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Marseille trip tool .

You can fly from Rome to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Plage du Corton
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Plage du Corton ©
Plage du Corton
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and then stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and then steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For photos and more tourist information, read our Paris online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in July, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Buen Pastor Cathedral and then kick back and relax at La Concha Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia online tour planner .

Getting from Paris to San Sebastian - Donostia by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In July in San Sebastian - Donostia, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Buen Pastor Cathedral ©
Buen Pastor Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and then appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in July; daily highs in Barcelona reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) 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
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic