31 days in Spain & Paris Itinerary

31 days in Spain & Paris Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

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Paris, France
— 1 day
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Barcelona, Spain
— 7 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 8 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 5 nights
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Nerja, Spain
— 3 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
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Paris, France

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary site.

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Paris is 9 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around 70°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites

Barcelona, Spain

— 7 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Joan Miro Foundation and Magic House, Col.leccio XEVI. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey (in Montserrat), Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar (in Tossa de Mar) and Dali Theatre-Museum (in Figueres). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, see the interesting displays at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), and get a taste of local nightlife at CaixaForum Barcelona.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 79°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Valencia, Spain

— 8 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Get some historical perspective at Castillo de Santa Barbara and Plaza de la Virgen. You'll explore and learn at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valencia: Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA) (in Alicante), Benidorm (Playa de Levante & El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm) and Le Petit Hammam Gandia (in Gandia). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral, meet the residents at Oceanografic Valencia, get a sense of history and politics at Plaza del Ayuntamiento, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Valencia road trip site.

Getting from Barcelona to Valencia by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 65°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Tue) before leaving for Granada.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Granada, Spain

— 5 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alhambra and Fortaleza de la Mota. Appreciate the collections at Los Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana and Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Granada trip planner.

You can fly from Valencia to Granada in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Valencia in September, Granada is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. You'll set off for Nerja on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Nerja, Spain

— 3 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo de Velez and Museo de Nerja. Popular historic sites such as Convent of the Carmelitas and Punta Lara are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: stroll through Burriana Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and enjoy breathtaking views from Balcony of Europe.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Nerja trip planning tool.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You will leave for Valencia on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Nerja

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Valencia, Spain

— 1 night

City of Mediterranean Light

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Valencia tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nerja to Valencia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nerja in September, Valencia is a bit warmer at night with lows of 65°F. You'll set off for Barcelona on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Valencia

Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours · Parks

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Get a sense of the local culture at Parc Guell and Museu Picasso. You'll explore and learn at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Parc de Montjuic. Change things up with a short trip to Vila Vella (Old Town) in Tossa de Mar (about 1h 25 min away). See even more of Barcelona: appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, view the masterpieces at Villa del Arte Galleries, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona planner.

Getting from Valencia to Barcelona by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can fly to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Paris, France

City of Light

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, Paris is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.