12 days in Paris, Luxembourg City & Barcelona Itinerary

12 days in Paris, Luxembourg City & Barcelona Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights


Paris, France

— 4 nights

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet), Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen) and Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm (in Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs, and explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary app.

Portland, USA to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Paris is 9 hours. When traveling from Portland in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can take a train to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 1 night

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): appreciate the views at Moselle Valley, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Merveilleux, then trek along Circuit Wenzel, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally steep yourself in history at Casemates du Bock.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Luxembourg City attractions planning website.

You can take a train from Paris to Luxembourg City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Trails

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Barcelona, Spain

— 5 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.
Change things up with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou (about 1h 45 min away). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and walk around Parc Guell.

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You can fly from Luxembourg City to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Luxembourg City in August: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 83°F and lows are around 71°F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

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