24 days in Spain, United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

24 days in Spain, United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 7 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Ibiza Town, Spain
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Manchester, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kids will enjoy Room Escape Games and Manchester Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Alton Towers Theme Park (in Alton) and Chester Zoo (in Chester). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Imperial War Museum North, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at National Football Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Manchester online trip maker.

Cape Town, South Africa to Manchester is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cape Town in March, with highs in Manchester at 48°F and lows at 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to London.
Museums · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 16th (Wed), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London journey planner.

Getting from Manchester to London by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Paris, France — 7 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.
Bring the kids along to Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, walk around Parc Guell, and then wander the streets of Las Ramblas. On your second day here, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then make a trip to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in March, with highs in Barcelona at 62°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can fly to Madrid.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Parque del Retiro and Prado National Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Isidro.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, Madrid is a bit cooler at night with lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Ibiza Town.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Ibiza Town, Spain — 3 nights

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ibiza Cathedral and Iglesia Sant Rafel. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Necropolis del Puig des Molins, relax and rejuvenate at Massage Beach Ibiza, explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, and stroll through Platja de ses Salines.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ibiza Town trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Ibiza Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Madrid in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ibiza Town, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Architectural Buildings · 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.