20 days in France, Spain & The Netherlands Itinerary

20 days in France, Spain & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
3
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 2 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
5
Granada, Spain
— 5 nights

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to The Jordaan and Museumphoto. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, stroll around Vondelpark, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

Austin, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Austin to Amsterdam. While traveling from Austin, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee de l'Orangerie and Atelier des Lumieres. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and snap pictures at Pont Alexandre III.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online travel planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Fougeres, and then steep yourself in history at Mont Saint-Michel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee de la Paysannerie, thensee the interesting displays at Cathedraloscope, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In May in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Dol-de-Bretagne, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Chateau de Fougeres
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chateau de Fougeres ©
Chateau de Fougeres
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

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.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Vila Vella (Old Town). Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Parc de Montjuic. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Lloret de Mar (Jardines de Santa Clotilde & Museu del Mar - Can Garriga), Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar (in Tossa de Mar) and Casa Museu Lluis Domenech i Montaner (in Canet de Mar). And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona, take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, and don't miss a visit to Passeig de Gracia.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Barcelona online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mont-Saint-Michel to Barcelona in 8.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in May: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tarragona, Lloret de Mar, Tossa de Mar, Casa Museu Lluis Domenech i Montaner
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)

5
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Albayzin and Wine Tours & Tastings. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica de San Juan de Dios and Malaga Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Malaga (Teatro Romano, Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, &more) and Parque De La Paloma (in Benalmadena). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Nicolas.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Granada trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, you will find days in Granada are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Malaga, Parque De La Paloma
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Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Royal Chapel of Granada ©
Royal Chapel of Granada
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum

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