14 days in Spain, Italy & Greece Itinerary

14 days in Spain, Italy & Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de La Barceloneta and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then make a trip to Casa Batllo.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Barcelona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in September, with highs in Barcelona at 30°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stroll through Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare and then stop by Elena Kihlman Designer Concept Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take a stroll through Trastevere, and then look for gifts at Antica Caciara Trasteverina.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle and then take in the pleasant sights at I Navigli. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip app.

You can fly from Rome to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Venice, Italy

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally don't miss a visit to Dorsoduro.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice driving holiday app.

Drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take a stroll through Monastiraki, look for gifts at Didw Athens, then admire the striking features of Parthenon, and finally stop by ChiliMenta.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Venice to Athens. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Venice in September; daily highs in Athens reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Heraklion, Greece

— 2 nights
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, stop by Eli's Ceramic Art, then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion sightseeing planner.

Getting from Athens to Heraklion by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.