11 days in Paris & Barcelona Itinerary

11 days in Paris & Barcelona Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Paris, France

— 6 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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, explore the world behind art at Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris travel route planner.

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Paris reach 74°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vila Vella (Old Town) and Fenals Beach. Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Sitges (La Playa de Sitges & Passeig Maritim) and Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar (in Tossa de Mar). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, wander the streets of El Born, and contemplate the long history of Ciutat Vella.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Paris in June, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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