20 days in Italy, Barcelona & Paris Itinerary

20 days in Italy, Barcelona & Paris Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Catania, Italy
— Few hours
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally make a trip to The Magic Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Barcelona road trip website.

Panama City, Panama to Barcelona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Panama City to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Panama City in October, expect Barcelona to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
On the 30th (Mon), explore the activities along Seine River, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Catania.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Catania, Italy

Catania ©

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania and then steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Catania trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Catania takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Catania

Highlights from your plan
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania ©

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Pantheon are in your itinerary. Attractions like Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, kick back and relax at V Lounge Beach Club, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Catania to Rome in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Rome are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Florence Academy of Fine Arts will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello di Verrazzano in Greve in Chianti--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappelle Medicee, and pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

To plan Florence vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November in Florence, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Verona trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in November, expect Verona to be a bit cooler, temps between 14°C and 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Gallerie dell'Accademia. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and explore the world behind art at Ca' d'Oro.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Venice are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Leolandia. On the 12th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), then take a memorable tour with Turati Centro Nautico Lario, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, and finally find something for the whole family at Leolandia.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Milan online route planner.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Turati Centro Nautico Lario ©
Turati Centro Nautico Lario

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