12 days in France & Spain Itinerary

12 days in France & Spain Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Versailles, France
— 1 night
3
Lyon, France
— 1 night
4
Valence, France
— 1 night
5
Seville, Spain
— 1 day
6
Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
7
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights


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2
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.
On the 11th (Thu), shop like a local with words and things, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Antoine de Padoue, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Puces de la Porte de Vanves, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Pierre Montrouge, then walk around Arboretum Du Bois De Vincennes, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee de Saint-Maur. On your second day here, stop by Tang Freres, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Hippolyte, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Chine, then contemplate the long history of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, and finally get into the urban bustle at L'Empreinte.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in July: high temperatures in Paris hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, L'Empreinte, words and things, Musee de Saint-Maur
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Tang Freres ©
Tang Freres
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
L'Empreinte ©
L'Empreinte

1
night
Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
On the 13th (Sat), stop by One Nation Paris, contemplate the long history of Temple de l'Amour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Canal, then take in the exciting artwork at The Royal Chapel, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Versailles journey planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Versailles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Versailles, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Versailles

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
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One Nation Paris ©
One Nation Paris
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Grand Canal ©
Grand Canal

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): wander the streets of Place Bellecour, see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then stop by Secrets d'Apiculteur, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill.

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Take a train from Versailles to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Valence.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema

1
night
Valence, France

Valence ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for gifts at Huilerie Richard, admire the landmark architecture of Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, then stop by Cite du Chocolat Valrhona, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Valence vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lyon to Valence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Valence

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Musee du Nougat Fabrique Arnaud Soubeyran, Cite du Chocolat Valrhona, Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, Huilerie Richard
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Cite du Chocolat Valrhona ©
Cite du Chocolat Valrhona
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval ©
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval
Musee du Nougat Fabrique Arnaud Soubeyran ©
Musee du Nougat Fabrique Arnaud Soubeyran

1
day
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seville vacation maker app.

Drive from Valence to Seville in 15 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

1
night
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
On the 18th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo, and finally steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cordoba trip site.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville in July, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 44°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums
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Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Palacio de Viana ©
Palacio de Viana

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nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at Palacio de Alcazar Genil, then engage your brain at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias), then admire the striking features of Royal Chapel of Granada, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Milenium Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Centro Patrimonio Cultural Alpujarra, take an in-depth tour of Museo Almazara La Erilla, then see the interesting displays at Museo de las Ciencias Padre Suarez, and finally stop by Lolita's Closet.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Granada trip planner.

You can drive from Cordoba to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cordoba in July: highs in Granada hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museo Almazara La Erilla
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Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) ©
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias)
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Museo Almazara La Erilla ©
Museo Almazara La Erilla

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