23 days in Italy, Amsterdam & Lisbon Itinerary

23 days in Italy, Amsterdam & Lisbon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
3
Mantua, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Brindisi, Italy
— 5 nights

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Jordaan and Canals area. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Portuguese Synagogue and Kolksluis Spaarndam. Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to Grote Markt in Haarlem--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, stroll through The Amstel, contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, and examine the collection at Micropia.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam day trip planning website.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Amsterdam is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Amsterdam. Traveling from Buenos Aires in August, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kolksluis Spaarndam, Grote Markt, Canals area
Highlights from your plan
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Canals area ©
Canals area
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt

6
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Convento de Cristo will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Centro Historico de Cascais and Batalha Monastery. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Castelo de Tomar (in Tomar), Capelas Imperfeitas (in Batalha) and Evora (Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, &more). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Luzia, get to know the fascinating history of Miradouro de Santa Luzia, and explore the galleries of Igreja de Sao Roque.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mantua.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Evora, Tomar, Batalha, Fatima, Centro Historico de Cascais
Highlights from your plan
Convento de Cristo ©
Convento de Cristo
Castelo de Tomar ©
Castelo de Tomar

4
nights
Mantua, Italy

Mantua ©
Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palazzo Te and Castello di Torrechiara. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Borghetto sul Mincio and Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mantua: Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Maranello), Palazzo Gotico (in Piacenza) and Modena (Duomo di Modena & Via Taglio). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Rotonda di San Lorenzo, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Rivalta, explore the world behind art at Camera degli Sposi, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Broletto.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mantua online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Mantua takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in Mantua sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Brindisi.

Things to do in Mantua

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Valeggio Sul Mincio, Modena, Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato, Cathedral of Cremona, Castello di Torrechiara
Highlights from your plan
Rotonda di San Lorenzo ©
Rotonda di San Lorenzo
Castello di Rivalta ©
Castello di Rivalta
Castello di Torrechiara ©
Castello di Torrechiara

5
nights
Brindisi, Italy

Brindisi ©
Brindisi is a city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Brindisi, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Step off the beaten path and head to Castello Aragonese and Centro Storico Locorotondo. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lido Azzurro and Calidoski Beach Bar. Change things up with these side-trips from Brindisi: Parrocchia Santa Maria Assunta (in San Donaci), Taranto (Chiesa del Carmine, Ponte Girevole, &more) and Lido Gogo (in San Pietro Vernotico). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Ostuni, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Torre San Gennaro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Bianco Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno Svevo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brindisi online attractions planner.

You can fly from Mantua to Brindisi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Brindisi when traveling from Mantua in September, with lows around °C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brindisi

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Taranto, Carovigno, San Pietro Vernotico, Cathedral of Ostuni, Centro Storico
Highlights from your plan
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Centro Storico Locorotondo ©
Centro Storico Locorotondo
Cathedral of Ostuni ©
Cathedral of Ostuni

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