31 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

31 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Perpignan, France
— 2 nights
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Sete, France
— 3 nights
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Avignon, France
— 9 nights
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Lyon, France
— 11 nights

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet and Far de Sant Sebastia are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museu d'Història de Catalunya and Playas de Calella. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Celler Mas Vicenc (in Cabra del Camp), Capella del Roser (in Valls) and La playa de Tamariu (in Tamariu). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Toros Monumental de Barcelona, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, and admire the masterpieces at Museu del Modernisme.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary maker.

Montreal, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Barcelona, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in September, with highs in Barcelona at 30°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Perpignan.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet, Celler Mas Vicenc, Far de Sant Sebastia, Playas de Calella, Capella del Roser
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Playas de Calella ©
Playas de Calella
Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet ©
Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet
La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu

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Perpignan, France

Perpignan ©
Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the world behind art at A Cent Metres du Centre du Monde, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Mathieu, stop by Les Caves Maillol, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jean-Le-Vieux, then make a trip to Chapelle du Tiers Ordre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques..

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Perpignan online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Barcelona to Perpignan in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Perpignan can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Sete.

Things to do in Perpignan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Eglise Saint-Mathieu ©
Eglise Saint-Mathieu
Eglise Saint-Jacques. ©
Eglise Saint-Jacques.
A Cent Metres du Centre du Monde ©
A Cent Metres du Centre du Monde

3
nights
Sete, France

Sete ©
Sète, known as Cette until 1928, is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France. We've included these beaches for you: Baleine Beach and Plage de la Corniche. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Le Cimetiere Marin and Phare Saint Louis. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Cimetiere le Py, delve into the distant past at Abbaye Saint-Felix-de-Montceau, explore the world behind art at Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, and take a stroll around Theatre de la Mer - Jean Villar.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sete online attractions planner.

You can take a train from Perpignan to Sete in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Sete can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Sete

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Abbaye Saint-Felix-de-Montceau
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Le Cimetiere Marin ©
Le Cimetiere Marin
Phare Saint Louis ©
Phare Saint Louis
Abbaye Saint-Felix-de-Montceau ©
Abbaye Saint-Felix-de-Montceau

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nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee 1900 and Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilique Saint Pierre and Chateau de Portes. Venture out of the city with trips to Eglise St-Vincent (in Les Baux de Provence), Saint-Remy-de-Provence (Les Antiques & Moulin à Huile d' Olive du Calanquet) and Un Siecle de Roulottes (in Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Saint Martial, examine the collection at Musee du Vin Brotte Degustation et Vente, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Agricol.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Avignon driving holiday tool.

Traveling by train from Sete to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October in Avignon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Uzes, Tarascon, Saint-Remy-de-Provence, Synagogue de Carpentras, Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt
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Basilique Saint Pierre ©
Basilique Saint Pierre
Chateau de Portes ©
Chateau de Portes
Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet ©
Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de Conjux and Plage de Chatillon. Monastere Royal de Brou and Cite medievale de Perouges are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Hotel-Dieu de Cluny (in Cluny), Le Puy-en-Velay (Cloitre de la Cathedrale du Puy-en-Velay, Cathedrale Notre-Dame, &more) and Chateau de Cormatin (in Cormatin). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Vincent, stop by Place des Jacobins, get engrossed in the history at Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, and see the interesting displays at Fresque des Lyonnais.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lyon trip planner.

Take a train from Avignon to Lyon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Avignon in October: highs in Lyon hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Le Puy-en-Velay, Tournus, Monastere Royal de Brou, Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre, Plage de Chatillon
Highlights from your plan
Fresque des Lyonnais ©
Fresque des Lyonnais
Statue de Notre Dame de France ©
Statue de Notre Dame de France
Abbaye Saint-Philibert ©
Abbaye Saint-Philibert

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