12 days in Paris, Luxembourg City & Barcelona Itinerary

12 days in Paris, Luxembourg City & Barcelona Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
2
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights

4
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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet), Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm (in Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris travel itinerary planner.

Portland, USA to Paris is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. Traveling from Portland in August, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Rouen, Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
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, thentrek along Circuit Wenzel, thenget to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings 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 °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parc Merveilleux, Moselle Valley
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Parc Merveilleux ©
Parc Merveilleux
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

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.
Change things up with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona itinerary planning site.

Fly from Luxembourg City to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Luxembourg City in August; daily highs in Barcelona reach °F and lows reach °F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

PortAventura
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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