13 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

13 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  9 h
1
Nice, France
— 1 night
Train:  15 min
2
Eze, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, make a trip to Fort du Mont Alban, then examine the collection at Palais Lascaris, and finally don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais. On the next day, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Nice is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, expect Nice to be colder, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Eze.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Fort du Mont Alban
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice ©
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice

3
nights
Eze, France

Eze ©
Hillside villages along the Mediterranean coast don't come more picturesque than Eze, attracting vacationers with its perfectly preserved medieval streets, colorful botanical gardens, and sweeping sea views.
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Chapelle du Rosaire will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Palmes Beach and Eden Plage Mala. It doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze and contemplate the waterfront views at Les Gorges du Verdon.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Eze journey builder.

Eze is very close to Nice. In February in Eze, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Cannes.

Things to do in Eze

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Palmes Beach, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Chapelle du Rosaire, Les Gorges du Verdon, Eden Plage Mala
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Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Chapelle du Rosaire ©
Chapelle du Rosaire

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nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Villa Eilenroc and then delve into the lush surroundings at Lérins Islands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), then explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes, and then take a stroll through La Croisette.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cannes trip itinerary planning tool.

Take a train from Eze to Cannes in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Cannes sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Antibes, Haut de Cagnes
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) ©
Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe)

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Pont d'Avignon. Visit Palais des Papes and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Paul Cezanne’s Studio (in Aix-en-Provence), Amphitheatre (les Arenes) (in Arles) and Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence).

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Marseille day trip planning app.

You can drive from Cannes to Marseille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Chateau des Baux de Provence
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Ciutat Vella, then admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, and finally admire the striking features of Palau Guell. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sant Miquel del Fai Monastery.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona route planner.

Getting from Marseille to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sant Miquel del Fai Monastery
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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