8 days in Spain & France Itinerary

8 days in Spain & France Itinerary

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8 days in Spain & France Itinerary

Start: Fundao, Portugal
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Tordesillas, Spain
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Burgos, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Toulouse, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Carcassonne, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Biarritz, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Valladolid, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
End: Fundao, Portugal


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Tordesillas, Spain

Tordesillas ©
Tordesillas is a town and municipality in the province of Valladolid, Castile and León, central Spain. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Bodega Muelas, don't miss a visit to Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Real Monasterio de Santa Clara, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Sacro San Antolin, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento a Reina Juana I de Castilla.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tordesillas online itinerary planner .

Fundao, Portugal to Tordesillas is an approximately 3-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February in Tordesillas, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Burgos.

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Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas ©
Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas
Bodega Muelas ©
Bodega Muelas
Real Monasterio de Santa Clara ©
Real Monasterio de Santa Clara

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Burgos, Spain

Burgos ©
Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. On the 1st (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de las Huelgas.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Burgos trip planner.

Getting from Tordesillas to Burgos by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Tordesillas in February, expect nights in Burgos to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 6°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

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Monasterio de las Huelgas ©
Monasterio de las Huelgas

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
On the 1st (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Igueldo and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach.

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You can drive from Burgos to San Sebastian - Donostia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Burgos in March, things will get a bit warmer in San Sebastian - Donostia: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Toulouse.

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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

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Toulouse, France

Toulouse
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Toulouse day trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Toulouse takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. You'll set off for Carcassonne on the 3rd (Tue).

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night
Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
On the 3rd (Tue), take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and finally ponder the design of Fountain of Neptune.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Carcassonne trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Toulouse to Carcassonne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Carcassonne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Biarritz.

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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

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Biarritz, France

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Rocher de la Vierge, enjoy the sand and surf at La Cote des Basques, indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Superbe, then enjoy the sea views from Phare de Biarritz, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Biarritz trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Carcassonne to Biarritz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Biarritz are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Things to do in Biarritz

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Phare de Biarritz ©
Phare de Biarritz
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge
La Superbe ©
La Superbe

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

Vitoria-Gasteiz ©
The capital of the Basque country, Vitoria-Gasteiz is a medieval city with lively suburbs and a traditional but elegant urban feel.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Anillo Verde, stroll around Parque de la Florida, then admire the striking features of Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Santa Maria.

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You can drive from Biarritz to Vitoria-Gasteiz in 2 hours. Traveling from Biarritz in March, plan for little chillier nights in Vitoria-Gasteiz, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Valladolid.

Things to do in Vitoria-Gasteiz

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Side Trips

Bodegas Tritium, Bodegas Marques de Riscal
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Bodegas Tritium ©
Bodegas Tritium
Catedral de Santa Maria ©
Catedral de Santa Maria
Plaza de la Virgen Blanca ©
Plaza de la Virgen Blanca

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Valladolid, Spain

Valladolid ©
A city of booming industry with a strong emphasis on leisure and cultural involvement, Valladolid is also known for its historical heritage and medieval feel.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): browse the different shops at Pasaje Gutierrez.

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You can drive from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Valladolid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Valladolid are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Plaza Mayor de Valladolid ©
Plaza Mayor de Valladolid
Museo Nacional de Escultura ©
Museo Nacional de Escultura
Campo Grande ©
Campo Grande

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