27 days in Spain & France Itinerary

27 days in Spain & France Itinerary

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27 days in Spain & France Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
4
Ronda, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
7
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


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3
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Barcelona is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Barcelona. Traveling from Riyadh in October, expect Barcelona to be much colder, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, shopping, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente, and walk around Retiro Park.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Madrid visit planning tool .

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, plan for little chillier nights in Madrid, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

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Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

3
nights
Seville, Spain

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.
Seville is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Plaza de Espana, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz.

Make your Seville itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in October since evenings lows in Seville dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

4
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, get great views at Puente Nuevo, and explore the stunning scenery at SierrAventura Ronda.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ronda online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Wineries
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery

2
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 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral and Royal Chapel, then don't miss a visit to Court of the Lions, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, then take a stroll through Albayzin, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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You can drive from Ronda to Granada in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ronda in November, things will get slightly colder in Granada: highs are around 19°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner .

Fly from Granada to Paris in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Granada in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
On the 14th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, get your game on at Laser game Evolution, then see the interesting displays at Granet Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, then pick up some local products at Marche de Lourmarin, and then explore and take pictures at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary app .

Getting from Paris to Aix-en-Provence by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In November, Aix-en-Provence is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, Laser game Evolution, Marche de Lourmarin
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4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay) and Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron). There's lots more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, walk around Colline du Chateau overlook, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nice sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois, Massif de l'Esterel
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel

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