10 days in Spain, London & Paris Itinerary

10 days in Spain, London & Paris Itinerary

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10 days in Spain, London & Paris Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: New York City, United States

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Big Ben, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the London holiday planning site .

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In March, daytime highs in London are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the next day, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

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

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona attractions planner.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in March, with highs in Barcelona at 62°F and lows at 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, then admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and then examine the collection at Prado National Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Madrid travel planning website .

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Madrid, with lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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