27 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

27 days in Spain & Italy Itinerary

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Bilbao, Spain
— 6 nights
2
Alicante, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Javea, Spain
— 2 nights
4
San Gimignano, Italy
— 8 nights
5
Milan, Italy
— 5 nights

6
nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
You'll get in some beach time at La Concha Beach and Playa de Azkorri. Get a sense of the local culture at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Wine Tours & Tastings. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bilbao: San Sebastian - Donostia (Plaza de la Constitucion, Parte Vieja, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Casco Viejo, get your game on at Formula Racing, explore the world behind art at Museum of Sacred Art (Museo de Arte Sacro), and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bilbao online tour builder.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Bilbao is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Bilbao, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in August, things will get a bit warmer in Bilbao: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alicante.

Things to do in Bilbao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

San Sebastian - Donostia
Highlights from your plan
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Alicante, Spain

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Castillo de Santa Barbara and El Palmeral will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Arqueologico de Alicante and El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alicante: Benidorm (Playa de Levante, Poniente Beach, &more). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Juan.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alicante trip site.

You can fly from Bilbao to Alicante in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bilbao in August, with highs in Alicante at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Javea.

Things to do in Alicante

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Benidorm, El Palmeral
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Playa de San Juan ©
Playa de San Juan
Castillo de Santa Barbara ©
Castillo de Santa Barbara
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante ©
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante

2
nights
Javea, Spain

Javea ©
Xàbia or Jávea is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Valencia, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Granadella, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arenal Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Mirador Cruz del Portixol.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Javea road trip planner.

You can drive from Alicante to Javea in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Javea, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Javea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Arenal Beach ©
Arenal Beach
Playa La Granadella ©
Playa La Granadella

8
nights
San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza del Campo and Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana. Visit Duomo di Siena and Centro Storico di Siena for their historical value. Explore San Gimignano's surroundings by going to Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Accademia del Buon Gusto (in Panzano in Chianti) and Siena (Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Verrazzano, contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di San Gimignano.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Gimignano trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Javea to San Gimignano in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Javea in September, plan for little chillier nights in San Gimignano, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Greve in Chianti, Castello del Trebbio, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Milano and Cathedral of Como (Duomo). Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Castello Sforzesco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Turati Centro Nautico Lario (in Argegno), Bergamo (Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore & La Citta Alta) and Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, and appreciate the extensive heritage of I Navigli.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan online holiday planner.

Drive from San Gimignano to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Bergamo, Turati Centro Nautico Lario, Isola Comacina, I Giardini di Villa Melzi, Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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