15 days in Spain & France Itinerary

15 days in Spain & France Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
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Seville, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Paris, France
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Nice, France
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Palau Guell, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and stop by El Barri Gòtic.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Barcelona tour builder website.

London, UK to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in June, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can fly to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then make a trip to Torre del Oro, then admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Barcelona to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seville, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Parks
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Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid road trip site.

You can fly from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
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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.
You've now added Disneyland Paris to your itinerary. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Madrid in June, with highs in Paris at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

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Nice, France

— 3 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Lérins Islands in Cannes (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Nice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Churches · 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.

France travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Historic Sites
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.