31 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

31 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bayeux, France
— 3 nights
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
4
Nice, France
— 5 nights
5
Saint-Raphael, France
— 4 nights
6
Hyeres, France
— 4 nights
7
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 4 nights

3
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Family-friendly places like Bayeux War Cemetery and Juno Beach will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Hillman Site (in Colleville-Montgomery), Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel) and Ranville (Pegasus Memorial & Cimetières Militaires). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, and examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux route builder app.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Dinard-Pleurtuit-Saint-Malo Airport, Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport and Deauville-Saint-Gatien Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Ranville, Abbaye aux Dames, Hillman Site, Omaha Beach
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Juno Beach ©
Juno Beach

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, visit Montmartre, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online vacation planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

5
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.
Attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Lloret de Mar (Lloret Beach, PlayVR Lloret, &more) and Platja mar menuda (in Tossa de Mar). There's much more to do: walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, and shop like a local with La Boqueria.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona route maker.

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Platja mar menuda
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Marineland and Colline du Chateau overlook. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Antibes (Plage de la Baie des Milliardaires, Plage de la Garoupe, &more). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, stroll through Plage Naturiste De La Batterie, enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, and see the interesting displays at Palais Lascaris.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nice, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Barcelona to Nice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Antibes, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Marché provençal ©
Marché provençal

4
nights
Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Attractions like Massif de l'Esterel and Kuentz le Monde des Cactus make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to Jardin Botanique des Myrtes (in Sainte-Maxime) and Vivier Gallo-Romain des Issambres (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Calanque de Maubois, put a fun spin on your tour with Total Xscape, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de L'Oratoire, and have some family-friendly fun at Fun City.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read our Saint-Raphael road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in July, Saint-Raphael is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Frejus, Jardin Botanique des Myrtes, Vivier Gallo-Romain des Issambres
Highlights from your plan
Frejus Beach ©
Frejus Beach
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Fun City ©
Fun City

4
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Bring the kids along to Plage des Oursinieres and Heraclee Beach. Explore Hyeres' surroundings by going to Plage de Cavaliere (in Le Lavandou) and Plage de Vergeron (in La Croix-Valmer). There's much more to do: walk around Parc St Bernard, kick back and relax at Plage La Capte, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Bonnettes, and get in on the family fun at Kiddy Parc.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hyeres trip maker app.

Drive from Saint-Raphael to Hyeres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Hyeres, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Le Pradet, Plage de l'Estagnol, Plage de Cavaliere, Plage De Peno
Highlights from your plan
Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Plage des Oursinieres ©
Plage des Oursinieres
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere

4
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Musee Granet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: Marseille (Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands & Calanque de Samena), Le Bois des Lutins (in Peypin) and Cassis (Bestouan Beach, Calanque de Port-Miou, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Route des Cretes, relax in the rural setting at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras, wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau, and take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cassis, Marseille, La Ciotat, Le Bois des Lutins, Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Highlights from your plan
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins
Bestouan Beach ©
Bestouan Beach

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