22 days in Spain, Italy & Greece Itinerary

22 days in Spain, Italy & Greece Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
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Elafonisos, Greece
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at El Barri Gòtic and Las Ramblas. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, make a trip to Casa Batllo, view the masterpieces at Galeria La Lesia, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Barcelona is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Barcelona is minus 9 hours. In January, Barcelona is much colder than Brisbane - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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 9th (Sun): 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), then browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice attractions planning app.

Getting from Barcelona to Venice by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, things will get little chillier in Venice: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Shop till you drop at M.G. Design and Limbo Art Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Silvia Tanganelli, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the exciting artwork at Collezione Roberto Casamonti, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Florence vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. While traveling from Venice, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Shop till you drop at Soqquadro APS and Trevimage. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Pantheon. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Roma, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale and San Giovanni del Toro will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Amalfi Coast and Ravello-Minori Walk. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, get a taste of the local shopping with Petit Prince Art Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ravello driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Minori, Amalfi Coast, Parrocchia San Giovanni
Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Elafonisos, Greece

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Step out of the city life by going to Megali Paralia and Simos Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia and Monemvasia Fortress. Change things up with these side-trips from Elafonisos: Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store (in Monemvasia) and Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion (in Velies). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lefki Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Elafonisos travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Ravello to Elafonisos with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Monemvasia, Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Simos Beach ©
Simos Beach
Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia
Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia
Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): view the masterpieces at Pandora Art Gallery, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then explore the galleries of Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou', and finally view the masterpieces at Ioannidou Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Mount Lycabettus, take in the exciting artwork at Technohoros Art Gallery, then take a stroll through Plaka, then stop by Ermou Spirits Cava Pittaras Trade Beverages, and finally take a stroll through Ermou Street.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Elafonisos to Athens. January in Athens sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ermou Street ©
Ermou Street
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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