17 days in France & Spain Itinerary

17 days in France & Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Rouen, France
— 2 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Toledo, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Jacquemart-Andre capture your imagination. Kids will enjoy Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Change things up with a short trip to The Trianons & The Hamlet in Versailles (about 40 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, see the interesting displays at Musee Nissim de Camondo, get engrossed in the history at Maison de Victor Hugo, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip maker tool.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

The Trianons & The Hamlet
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique), admire the landmark architecture of Palais Benedictine, thenexamine the collection at CHOCOLATS HAUTOT - Musee decouverte, and finally take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Secq des Tournelles, and finally examine the collection at Musee d'Histoire Naturelle de Rouen.

Before you visit Rouen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Rouen, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Fecamp
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Palais Benedictine ©
Palais Benedictine
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Ciutat Vella for their historical value. Kids will enjoy Parc Guell and Barcelona Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, explore the world behind art at Fundacio Antoni Tapies, get to know the resident critters at Barcelona Zoo, and make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Rouen to Barcelona in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Rouen - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 29th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cerralbo, see the interesting displays at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, thenget engrossed in the history at Lope de Vega Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, thencontemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Madrid road trip planning tool.

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in March since evenings lows in Madrid dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Sorolla ©
Museo Sorolla

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Toledo, Spain

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Roman Church, thenexplore the world behind art at Hospital de Tavera, thenmake a trip to Royal Palace of Aranjuez, and finally contemplate the long history of Castillo de San Servando. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo Convento De Santo Domingo El Antiguo, explore the world behind art at Museo de Santa Cruz, explore the world behind art at Church of Santo Tomé, thenexamine the collection at Museo del Greco, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Toledo route app.

You can drive from Madrid to Toledo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Toledo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Toledo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Royal Palace of Aranjuez
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Museo Convento De Santo Domingo El Antiguo ©
Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha ©
Castillo de San Servando ©
Castillo de San Servando

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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 2nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, make a trip to Torre del Oro, thencontemplate the long history of Royal Tobacco Factory, thensteep yourself in history at Plaza de España, and finally contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, take an in-depth tour of Archivo General de Indias, take in a show at Museo del Baile Flamenco, thenadmire the natural beauty at Casa de Pilatos, and finally contemplate the long history of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Seville trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Toledo to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Toledo in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Seville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Archive Saint John of God Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Centro Cultural Baños Árabes, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Fundacion Picasso - Museo Natal and then contemplate the long history of Alcazaba.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Granada trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Seville to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seville in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Granada, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Malaga, Centro Cultural Baños Árabes
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Centro Cultural Baños Árabes ©
Centro Cultural Baños Árabes

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