16 days in Italy, Zagreb & Barcelona Itinerary

16 days in Italy, Zagreb & Barcelona Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Torre dei Lamberti, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni, and make a trip to Basilica di San Marco.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice road trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Venice is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in January, expect Venice to be slightly colder, temps between 9°C and 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Canal Grande
4.8
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: St Martin Cathedral (in Lucca), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Brain In A Cage (in Livorno). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Florence itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Venice in January: highs in Florence hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
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World heritage site
Piazzale Michelangelo
4.8

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption, stop by Break Time, examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zagreb sightseeing planner.

Getting from Florence to Zagreb by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Florence in January, things will get a bit cooler in Zagreb: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Architectural Building
Cathedral of the Assumption
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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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona online itinerary planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Barcelona by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zagreb in January, with highs in Barcelona at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Casa Batllo
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Parc Guell
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