60 days in Amsterdam, Italy & Barcelona Itinerary

60 days in Amsterdam, Italy & Barcelona Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 4 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
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Caserta, Italy
— 6 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 8 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at De Hege Gerzen and Body Worlds. Get in touch with nature at Landtong Rozenburg and Strand Egmond aan Zee. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Molen De Fortuin (in Hattem), Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft) and Strand Rockanje (in Rockanje). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from A'dam Lookout, and make a trip to Museum Quarter.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam visit planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Amsterdam is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Buenos Aires in December, expect Amsterdam to be much colder, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 5 nights

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.
Visit Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Castello Estense (in Ferrara). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia.

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You can fly from Amsterdam to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Venice sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal and Lago di Molveno. Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza Duomo and Palazzo Te. Go for a jaunt from Verona to Trento to see MUSE - Science Museum about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, and contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Verona online tour planner.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In December in Verona, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Piazza della Signoria and Centro Storico. Piazza Maggiore and Piazza del Duomo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa) and Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano (in Bologna). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Verona in December; daily highs in Florence reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Italy

— 4 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Siena and Centro Storico di Siena. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza del Campo and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: San Gimignano (Historic Centre of San Gimignano & Duomo di San Gimignano). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, and contemplate the long history of San Francesco.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Siena trip app.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. December in Siena sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Assisi, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Rufino, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bosco di San Francesco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Assisi online tour planner.

Getting from Siena to Assisi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Siena in December, expect nights in Assisi to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are little chillier, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Rome, Italy

— 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roman Forum and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Get in touch with nature at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Assisi to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in December, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Caserta.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Caserta, Italy

— 6 nights
Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania region of Italy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cattedrale di Troia and Caserta War Cemetery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prata Sannita and Chiesa San Francesco di Paola. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Reggia di Caserta, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Michael Archangel, don't miss a visit to Eremo di San Vitaliano, and contemplate the long history of Chiostro di Sant'Agostino.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Caserta trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Caserta by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Caserta are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Caserta

Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Positano, Italy

— 2 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stroll through Spiaggia Grande, get a dose of the wild on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, and then kick back and relax at Fornillo. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo della Carta and then take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Positano day trip website.

Getting from Caserta to Positano by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Caserta in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Positano. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Naples, Italy

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo Cappella Sansevero and Catacombe di San Gennaro. Get some historical perspective at Underground Naples and Cloister of Santa Chiara. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione), Presepe Artistico (in Cava De' Tirreni) and Salerno (Marina Di Vietri, Duomo di Salerno, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Positano in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Naples, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 10 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey and Masella. Escape the urban bustle at Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats and Great Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Esparreguera (Ermita romanica de Santa Maria del Puig & Iglesia de Santa Eulalia), Cala del Pi (in Platja d'Aro) and Playas de Calella (in Calella de Palafrugell). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, engage your brain at CosmoCaixa Barcelona, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and identify plant and animal life at La Fageda d'en Jorda.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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.