16 days in Austria, Paris & Barcelona Itinerary

16 days in Austria, Paris & Barcelona Itinerary

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16 days in Austria, Paris & Barcelona Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis, United States
Fly:  12​h
1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Minneapolis, United States

5
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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

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Minneapolis, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Paris, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Paris: highs are around 60°F and lows about 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

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Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Prater. There's still lots to do: stroll through Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to Josefsbrunnen, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of St. Virgil.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna online trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Paris to Vienna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Vienna are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Salzburg.

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Schonbrunn Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 21st (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg journey builder website .

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. April in Salzburg sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

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Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) ©
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)

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.
Dedicate the 26th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc Guell.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Barcelona takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Salzburg - with highs of 66°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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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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