19 days in Italy, Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

19 days in Italy, Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— Few hours
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lisbon online trip itinerary builder.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Porto Alegre in January, with highs in Lisbon at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 17th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and then stroll around Parque del Retiro. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Madrid tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Madrid by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in January, things will get slightly colder in Madrid: highs are around 12°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, see where the action happens at Camp Nou, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in January, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Milan.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Milan, Italy

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Milan vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Milan takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, things will get slightly colder in Milan: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Venice, Italy

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Pisa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Pisa, Italy

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John and then enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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Traveling by car from Venice to Pisa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. While traveling from Venice, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pisa, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route planner.

Drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You'll set off for Rome on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 28:

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Rome are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

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Spain travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · 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.

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.