9 days in France & Spain Itinerary

9 days in France & Spain Itinerary

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Start: Manila, Philippines
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Manila, Philippines


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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.
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: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker site.

Manila, Philippines to Paris is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Paris is minus 7 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Manila in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, thenhunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Parque del Retiro, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the next day, stop by Las Ramblas, stroll around Parc Guell, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona travel route builder.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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