8 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

8 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

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8 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
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 nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary maker site .

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, and then see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Mt Boron, then make a trip to Place Massena, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nice online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in March: high temperatures in Nice hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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 parks, nightlife, museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Las Ramblas, see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online trip maker .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Nice to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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