11 days in Rome, Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

11 days in Rome, Barcelona & Lisbon Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
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Barcelona, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added Campo de' Fiori, Trastevere, St. Peter's Basilica, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rome holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rome, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Camp Nou, Ciutadella Park and The Magic Fountain. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, shop like a local with La Boqueria, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Barcelona travel planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in August, you will find days in Barcelona are little chillier (83°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). You will leave for Lisbon on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, take a stroll through Alfama, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 61°F. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

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