20 days in Italy, Spain & Norway Itinerary

20 days in Italy, Spain & Norway Itinerary

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Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Costa Adeje, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
Capri, Italy
— 1 night
Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
Train to Rome, Fly to New Delhi


Oslo, Norway — 3 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), see the interesting displays at Fram Museum, walk around Vigeland Park, and ponder the world of politics at Stortinget.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo holiday planning website.

New Delhi, India to Oslo is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Oslo due to the time zone difference. In October, Oslo is much colder than New Delhi - with highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can fly to Madrid.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
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Madrid, Spain — 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and stroll around Casa de Campo.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Oslo to Madrid by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Oslo in October, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Costa Adeje.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
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Costa Adeje, Spain — 3 nights

Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: trek along Barranco del Infierno and then kick back and relax at Playa del Duque.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Costa Adeje trip planning app.

Getting from Madrid to Costa Adeje by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Costa Adeje due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in October, with highs in Costa Adeje at 31°C and lows at 24°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Capri.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
Side Trips
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Capri, Italy — 1 night

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to Belvedere Cannone, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, and finally get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Capri online itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Costa Adeje to Capri in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Costa Adeje to Capri, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Costa Adeje in October: high temperatures in Capri hover around 26°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Positano.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trip
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Positano, Italy — 4 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Fontana sant'Andrea & Duomo di Sant'Andrea), Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Sorrento (Food Tours, Basilica di Sant'Antonino, &more). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, cool off at Fornillo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia San Giovanni.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Positano trip builder.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Positano are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Naples.
Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trips
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Naples, Italy — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Promenade Trieste (in Salerno) and Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri, Forum Baths, &more). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, admire the striking features of College of the Augustales, and explore the galleries of Chiesa Museo di Santa Luciella ai Librai.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Naples day trip site.

You can drive from Positano to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Positano in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Naples, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Side Trips
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Norway travel guide

Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Art Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.

Spain travel guide

Beaches · Nightlife · Architectural Buildings
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.

Tenerife travel guide

Water Parks · Beaches · Aquariums
Tenerife is the largest and most populous of the seven Canary Islands. With its abundance of sun-warmed beaches, deep gorges, dramatic cliffs, dense forests, and lush valleys filled with thriving banana plantations, the island offers an impressive variety of things to do: snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, hiking, and cycling. You can even spelunk in the island’s volcanic caves and tunnels, among the largest in the world. Tenerife is also known for its nightlife, attracting thousands of weekend revelers from nearby European countries. The island is highly urbanized, though there are still pockets where visitors can enjoy the distinctive local culture and sightseeing at a slower pace.

Italy travel guide

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.