20 days in France, London & Barcelona Itinerary

20 days in France, London & Barcelona Itinerary

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20 days in France, London & Barcelona Itinerary

Start: Portland, United States
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Alencon, France
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
4
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
5
Carnac, France
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Cenac-et-Saint-Julien, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Tarbes, France
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Lourdes, France
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
9
Montpellier, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Bugarach, France
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
11
Rennes-le-Chateau, France
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Portland, United States


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2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ghost & Vampire Tours, Wellington Arch, Thames Dinner Cruise, and other attractions.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the London day trip tool .

Portland, USA to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Portland in May, with highs in London at 62°F and lows at 46°F. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scotney Castle Garden
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Scotney Castle Garden ©
Scotney Castle Garden
Cutty Sark ©
Cutty Sark
Piccadilly Circus ©
Piccadilly Circus

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musee Marmottan Monet as well as Canal Saint-Martin. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Latin Quarter and Ile Saint-Louis. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Île de la Cité and Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau). Step out of Paris to go to Chatenay-Malabry and see Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage and explore the activities along Seine River.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planning tool .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Alencon.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
Highlights from your plan
Musee Marmottan Monet ©
Musee Marmottan Monet
Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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Alencon, France

Alencon ©
Alençon is a commune in Normandy, France, capital of the Orne department. On the 2nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Le Musee du Velo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Alencon online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Paris to Alencon in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Alencon are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Alencon

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri, Le Musee du Velo
Highlights from your plan
Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri ©
Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri

3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 2nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Normandy Tank Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau Fort de Pirou, then make a trip to Chateau de Gratot, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale de Coutances.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Alencon to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Alencon in June, you will find days in Mont-Saint-Michel are little chillier (68°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Carnac.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Tours Trails

Side Trips

Coutances, Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, Chemin de Ronde, Chateau Fort de Pirou, Normandy Tank Museum
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Cathedrale de Coutances ©
Cathedrale de Coutances
Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches ©
Chateau Fort de Pirou ©
Chateau Fort de Pirou

1
night
Carnac, France

Carnac ©
Carnac is a commune beside the Gulf of Morbihan on the south coast of Brittany in the Morbihan department in north-western France.Its inhabitants are called Carnacois in French. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Carnac stones. On the 5th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Site du Bego, get engrossed in the history at Musee de Prehistoire, and then explore the ancient world of Carnac stones.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Carnac tour planner .

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Carnac in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Carnac can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Cenac-et-Saint-Julien.

Things to do in Carnac

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cathedrale Saint Pierre, Site du Bego
Highlights from your plan
Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones
Cathedrale Saint Pierre ©
Cathedrale Saint Pierre
Musee de Prehistoire ©
Musee de Prehistoire

1
night
Cenac-et-Saint-Julien, France

Cenac-et-Saint-Julien
Cénac-et-Saint-Julien is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.GeographyThe river Céou, a tributary of the Dordogne, forms part of the commune's south-western border; the Dordogne forms most of its northern border.The Commune has one main high street. To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cenac-et-Saint-Julien trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Carnac to Cenac-et-Saint-Julien takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Carnac in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cenac-et-Saint-Julien: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 56°F at night. On the 7th (Wed), you're off toTarbes.

Things to do in Cenac-et-Saint-Julien

Outdoors Tours Adventure

1
night
Tarbes, France

Tarbes ©
Tarbes is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in the Occitanie region of southwestern France. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the galleries of Musee Serbat, then see the interesting displays at Les Territoires du jazz, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Notre Dame de la Croix, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Sede.

Plan my day in Tarbes using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Cenac-et-Saint-Julien to Tarbes in 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Tarbes are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lourdes.

Things to do in Tarbes

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Marciac, Musee Serbat
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Sede ©

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Lourdes, France

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Sanctuaire Notre-Dame and then examine the collection at Musee du Gemmail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lourdes trip itinerary website .

Lourdes is very close to Tarbes. June in Lourdes sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montpellier.

Things to do in Lourdes

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame ©
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame

1
night
Montpellier, France

Montpellier
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Montpellier trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Lourdes to Montpellier by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June, Montpellier is somewhat warmer than Lourdes - with highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F. You'll set off for Bugarach on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Montpellier

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Bugarach, France

Bugarach ©
Bugarach is a commune in the Aude department in southern France, around 35 km south of Carcassonne. On the 9th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Termes, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau d'Aguilar, and finally examine the collection at Musee des Premiers Habitants de l'Europe.

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Getting from Montpellier to Bugarach by car takes about 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Bugarach can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rennes-le-Chateau.

Things to do in Bugarach

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Chateau d'Aguilar, Musee des Premiers Habitants de l'Europe, Chateau de Termes, Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes, Source Salee de la Sals
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes ©
Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes
Chateau de Termes ©
Chateau de Termes

few
hours
Rennes-le-Chateau, France

Rennes-le-Chateau
Rennes-le-Château is a small commune approximately 5 km south of Couiza, in the Aude department in Languedoc in southern France.This small French hilltop village is known internationally, and receives tens of thousands of visitors per year, because of various conspiracy theories, about an alleged buried treasure discovered by its 19th-century priest Bérenger Saunière, the precise nature of which is disputed by those who believe in its existence.HistoryMountains frame both ends of the region—the Cevennes to the northeast and the Pyrenees to the south. To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Rennes-le-Chateau tour itinerary site .

Rennes-le-Chateau is just a short distance from Bugarach. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. You'll set off for Barcelona on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Rennes-le-Chateau

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Popular historic sites such as Ciutat Vella and Vila Vella (Old Town) are in your itinerary. Let the collections at CosmoCaixa Barcelona and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Lloret de Mar (LloretBikes & Fenals Beach). It doesn't end there: wander the streets of El Born and explore the world behind art at Fundacio Joan Miro.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip website .

Drive from Rennes-le-Chateau to Barcelona in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Rennes-le-Chateau in June, with lows around 66°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Vila Vella (Old Town)
Highlights from your plan
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella
CosmoCaixa Barcelona ©
CosmoCaixa Barcelona

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