13 days in Paris, Lyon & Barcelona Itinerary

13 days in Paris, Lyon & Barcelona Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Paris, France — 6 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paris tour builder.

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Paris is 6 hours. March in Paris sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to fly to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 2 nights

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then get to know the fascinating history of Colline de Fourviere, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

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You can fly from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Lyon are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell, kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

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You can fly from Lyon to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in March, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 62°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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