17 days in Spain, France & Amsterdam Itinerary

17 days in Spain, France & Amsterdam Itinerary

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17 days in Spain, France & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
3
Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles, United States


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3
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.
Barcelona is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at La Sagrada Familia, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, examine the collection at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, and make a trip to Park Güell.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona vacation maker site .

Los Angeles, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Barcelona, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in February, with highs in Barcelona at 58°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional del Prado, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, explore the world behind art at Royal Palace of Madrid, and explore the activities along Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro).

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 53°F and lows reach 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mercado de la Ribera, make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo, then take in the views from White Bridge (Zubi Zuri), then don't miss a visit to Plaza Moyua, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Basque Taste Food & Art & Wine and then admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bilbao trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Bilbao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Bilbao can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites Fun & Games Outdoors
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Room Escape Games
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, don't miss a visit to Arc de Triomphe, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Bilbao to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bilbao in February; daily highs in Paris reach 46°F and lows reach 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Natura Artis Magistra, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and explore the world behind art at Rembrandt House Museum.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planning website .

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 33°F. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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