31 days in Madrid, Italy & Paris Itinerary

31 days in Madrid, Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Modena, Italy
— 1 night
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Portofino, Italy
— 1 night
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La Spezia, Italy
— 3 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 day
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 1 night
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Assisi, Italy
— 1 day
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Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
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San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Madrid online route maker.

Bogota, Colombia to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. While traveling from Bogota, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 68°F. On the 2nd (Fri), you're off to Turin.

Things to do in Madrid

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:

Turin, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Magic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, then examine the collection at Museo del Grande Torino e della Leggenda Granata, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Antonio of Ranverso Abbey. Keep things going the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Turin journey tool.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Turin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:

Milan, Italy

— 3 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.
Il Cenacolo and Castello Sforzesco will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Piazza del Duomo and Cappella Colleoni. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Bergamo (Campanone o Torre Civica & Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero) and Brescia Castle (in Brescia). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, examine the collection at Casa Milan, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and test your problem-solving skills at La Casa Maledetta.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Milan journey app.

Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Turin in July: highs in Milan hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:

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 8th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Dorsoduro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then buy something for everyone on your list at T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, and finally make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Venice day trip website.

Getting from Milan to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Modena.

Things to do in Venice

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Modena, Italy

— 1 night

Capital of Engines

Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Panini Motor Museum, see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, and finally stop by Acetaia di Giorgio.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Modena online vacation planner.

Getting from Venice to Modena by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Modena can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Portofino.

Things to do in Modena

Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Portofino, Italy

— 1 night
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. On the 11th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria d'Arte Portofino, enjoy the sea views from Faro di Portofino, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giorgio, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portofino sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Modena to Portofino in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Modena in July, expect nights in Portofino to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 82°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to La Spezia.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

La Spezia, Italy

— 3 nights
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. Get some cultural insight at Castello Malaspina and Basilica Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chiesa di San Lorenzo and Borgo Storico di Corniglia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Spezia: Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church (in Vernazza) and Chiesa Di San Pietro (in Corniglia). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Cristo Re, and see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Amedeo Lia.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the La Spezia road trip planning app.

You can drive from Portofino to La Spezia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Portofino in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 65°F in La Spezia. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in La Spezia

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:

Pisa, Italy

— 1 day
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, examine the collection at National Museum of Saint Mathew, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Michele in Borgo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa road trip planning app.

Getting from La Spezia to Pisa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip site.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

Siena, Italy

— 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Palazzo Chigi Saracini, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Salimbeni, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, then view the masterpieces at Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli , then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga di Siena, and finally steep yourself in history at Cappella di Piazza.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Siena attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Siena, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19:

Assisi, Italy

— 1 day

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Nuova, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santo Stefano, then explore the galleries of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Assisi

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:

Naples, Italy

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 20th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Casa del Salone Nero, explore the ancient world of Casa di Nettuno e Anfitrite, explore the ancient world of Partem Domus lignea - Casa del Tramezzo di Legno, then explore the ancient world of Anfiteatro Romano, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri. On the next day, delve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried, engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, delve into the distant past at Casa del Fauno, then don't miss a visit to Terme del Foro, and finally explore the ancient world of Odeon - Teatro Piccolo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Naples holiday builder website.

You can drive from Assisi to Naples in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Naples when traveling from Assisi in July, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:

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.
Relax by the water at Fornillo and La Solara. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Ravello and Villa Rufolo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens & Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela), Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Cloister del Paradiso) and Monastero di San Paolo (in Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di San Francesco, and look for gifts at Nana' Positano.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Positano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Giovanni Rotondo.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy

— 1 night
San Giovanni Rotondo is the name of a city and comune in the province of Foggia and region of Apulia, in southern Italy.San Giovanni Rotondo was the home of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina from 28 July 1916 until his death on 23 September 1968. To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Giovanni Rotondo road trip planning app.

Drive from Positano to San Giovanni Rotondo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Positano in July since evenings lows in San Giovanni Rotondo dip to 66°F. On the 25th (Sun), you're off to Rome.

Things to do in San Giovanni Rotondo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

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 25th (Sun): look for gifts at Gelateria Panna e Liquirizia, get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and finally delve into the distant past at Pantheon. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and finally make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from San Giovanni Rotondo to Rome takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
On the 27th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, and finally kick back and relax at Paris Plage. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, then take a stroll through Île de la Cité, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and finally explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 79°F and lows about 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Thu) before leaving for Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mercado San Miguel and Mercado de San Antón. When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Playa del Alberche in Aldea del Fresno, approximately Aldea del Fresno away. Enjoy Madrid some more: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, take a stroll through Barrio de Salamanca, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and shop like a local with Cava Baja Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Paris to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Madrid: highs are around 94°F and lows about 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

Italy travel guide

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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.