15 days in Northwest Italy, Barcelona & Prague Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy, Barcelona & Prague Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome holiday builder.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Riyadh in August, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Rome: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Assisi.
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Assisi, Italy — 1 night

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Assisi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in August, Assisi is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Verona.
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Verona, Italy — 1 night

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally catch a live performance at Arena di Verona.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Verona online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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.
On the 24th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary app.

Drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

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 26th (Fri): wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, walk around Parc Guell, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Barcelona sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 4 nights

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Prague road trip planning website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Prague in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect Prague to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 16°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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