12 days in Barcelona, Rome & Tuscany Itinerary

12 days in Barcelona, Rome & Tuscany Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Diego, United States
Fly:  17 h
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: San Diego, United States

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona vacation maker website.

San Diego, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Barcelona is 9 hours. While traveling from San Diego, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 55°F in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence online visit planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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