19 days in France, Spain & Portugal Itinerary

19 days in France, Spain & Portugal Itinerary

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Lyon, France
— 1 day
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Ars-sur-Formans, France
— Few hours
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Lourdes, France
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Fatima, Portugal
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

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 6th (Sat): admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, and finally walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon route builder app.

Sydney, Australia to Lyon is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get much colder in Lyon: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Fourviere Hill
4.8

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

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Take a train from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ars-sur-Formans.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Architectural Building
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
3.6
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5

few
hours
Ars-sur-Formans, France

Ars-sur-Formans
Ars-sur-Formans is a commune in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Arsois or ArsoisesGeographyThe village is in the south-western part of the Ain department 33 km north of Lyon and 10 km east of Villefranche-sur-Saône in the heart of the Dombes region - known for its many lagoons. To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ars-sur-Formans road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Paris to Ars-sur-Formans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In January in Ars-sur-Formans, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 10th (Wed), you're off to Lourdes.

Things to do in Ars-sur-Formans

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Baths

1
night
Lourdes, France

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. On the 11th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Moulin de Boly - Maison Natale de Bernadette and then explore the world behind art at Chateau Fort of Lourdes.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Lourdes trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Ars-sur-Formans to Lourdes in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In January, daytime highs in Lourdes are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lourdes

Highlights from your trip

3
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, catch a live event at Camp Nou, walk around Parc Guell, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lourdes to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In January, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Lourdes - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Parc Guell
4.1
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Madrid using our trip planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in January; daily highs in Madrid reach 12°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Fatima.

Things to do in Madrid

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

1
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Fatima, Portugal

Fatima ©
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Batalha Monastery.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fatima trip planner.

Traveling by car from Madrid to Fatima takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Fatima, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in January, things will get a bit warmer in Fatima: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Fatima

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Batalha Monastery
4.8

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 19th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, visit Alfama, then appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo, and finally make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Fatima to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2
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Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6

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