13 days in Paris & Madrid Itinerary

13 days in Paris & Madrid Itinerary

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13 days in Paris & Madrid Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
End: Madrid, Spain

7
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.
Family-friendly places like Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and Luxembourg Palace will thrill your kids. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Change things up with a short trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen in Rouen (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris planning site .

If you are flying in from Puerto Rico, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mercado San Miguel and Rio Creative Art Center. Kids will enjoy Royal Palace of Madrid and Parque del Retiro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo & Lahperla) and Old City (in Segovia). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery, make a trip to Gran Via, and shop like a local with Diseno Propio. Artesania..

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Madrid online vacation maker .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Madrid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Madrid: highs are around 36°C and lows about 19°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo, Old City
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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