10 days in Barcelona, Ghent & Paris Itinerary

10 days in Barcelona, Ghent & Paris Itinerary

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10 days in Barcelona, Ghent & Paris Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 30​min
2
Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Delta del Llobregat and La Barceloneta. Get some historical perspective at El Barri Gòtic and Casa Batlló. Spend the 4th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of La Sagrada Familia, stroll through Park Güell, make a trip to Ciutat Vella, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planning site .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Barcelona is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. In May, Barcelona is colder than Kuwait City - with highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Ghent.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Delta del Llobregat
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), look for all kinds of wild species at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, then take an in-depth tour of Gravensteen Castle, and finally make a trip to St. Veerleplein.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ghent online journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Barcelona to Ghent in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in May, with highs in Ghent at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Ghent

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
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Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Palace of Versailles. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacre Coeur Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Paris travel app .

Drive from Ghent to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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