18 days in Italy, France & Barcelona Itinerary

18 days in Italy, France & Barcelona Itinerary

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Nimes, France
— 1 night
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Narbonne, France
— 1 night
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
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La Spezia, Italy
— 1 night
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Lucca, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights


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Nimes, France

Nimes ©
Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Temple de Diane.

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Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone to Nimes is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In April, daily temperatures in Nimes can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Narbonne.

Things to do in Nimes

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Musee de la Romanite ©
Musee de la Romanite
Esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle ©
Esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle
Temple de Diane ©
Temple de Diane

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Narbonne, France

Narbonne ©
The Mediterranean city of Narbonne links to the nearby Canal du Midi and the Aude River by the Canal de la Robine, which runs through the center of town.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Paul, examine the collection at Musee Archeologique, then steep yourself in history at Via Domitia of Narbonne, then contemplate the long history of Donjon Gilles Aycelin, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedrale St-Just.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Narbonne online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Nimes to Narbonne in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Narbonne

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cathedrale St-Just ©
Cathedrale St-Just
Eglise Saint-Paul ©
Eglise Saint-Paul
Donjon Gilles Aycelin ©
Donjon Gilles Aycelin

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Placa d'Espanya and Enigmik Escape Room. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Born, contemplate the long history of Ciutat Vella, and walk around Ciutadella Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Barcelona itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Narbonne to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Placa d'Espanya ©
Placa d'Espanya
El Born ©
El Born

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Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Piazza Carignano, then admire the masterpieces at Musei Reali, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga, and finally make a trip to Galleria San Federico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Fondazione Accorsi Ometto - Museo di Arti Decorative, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, then examine the collection at Museo del Carcere Le Nuove, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Turin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in April, expect Turin to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti ©
Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini ©

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La Spezia, Italy

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Ponte Thaon di Revel, learn about all things military at Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve, then examine the collection at Museo Civico Amedeo Lia, then examine the collection at Museo Del Sigillo, and finally hike along Monesteroli.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the La Spezia trip planner.

Getting from Turin to La Spezia by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in April, you will find days in La Spezia are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lucca.

Things to do in La Spezia

Museums · Outdoors · Trails
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Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia ©
Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia
Museo Civico Amedeo Lia ©
Museo Civico Amedeo Lia
Museo Del Sigillo ©
Museo Del Sigillo

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Lucca, Italy

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
On the 16th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, examine the collection at Chiesa e Battistero di San Giovanni e Santa Reparata, then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of San Frediano, and finally see the interesting displays at Puccini Museum - Casa Natale. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Torre delle Ore, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, then make a trip to Via Fillungo, then admire the natural beauty at Palazzo Pfanner, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lucca vacation maker app.

Getting from La Spezia to Lucca by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Lucca, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Basilica of San Frediano ©
Basilica of San Frediano
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Piazza Anfiteatro ©
Piazza Anfiteatro

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Stibbert Museum, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, examine the collection at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Lucca to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa d'Este, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the history behind La Pieta, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls ©
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©

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