31 days in Spain & France Itinerary

31 days in Spain & France Itinerary

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31 days in Spain & France Itinerary

Start: Charlotte, United States
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Le Lavandou, France
— 4 nights
Taxi + Train:  4 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
8
Rouen, France
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Train + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Charlotte, United States


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2
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa de Maspalomas and Dunas de Maspalomas. Get outdoors at Las Canteras Beach and Playa de Amadores. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Caleta.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas holiday planner .

Charlotte, USA to Maspalomas is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Maspalomas is 5 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in June, expect nights in Maspalomas to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are slightly colder, around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores, Las Canteras Beach, Playa de la Caleta
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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 5th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally get great views at Catedral de Sevilla. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, take a memorable tour with Tours, then examine the collection at Torre del Oro, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza de España.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seville driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Seville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Maspalomas to Seville is 1 hour. Traveling from Maspalomas in June, you will find days in Seville are somewhat warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Attractions like Royal Palace of Madrid and Parque del Retiro make great kid-friendly stops. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Catedral Primada (in Toledo), The Walls of Avila (in Avila) and Alcazar de Segovia (in Segovia). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor and admire the masterpieces at Museo Lazaro Galdiano.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner .

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Madrid are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Catedral Primada, The Walls of Avila, Alcazar of Segovia
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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dali Theatre-Museum and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. Kids will enjoy Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Playa de La Barceloneta. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar to see Fenals Beach about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mandelieu-la-Napoule.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dali Theatre-Museum, Fenals Beach
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Dali Theatre-Museum ©
Dali Theatre-Museum
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

5
nights
Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France

Mandelieu-la-Napoule ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage du Chateau and Plage Robinson. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Musee du Parfum Fragonard. Change things up with these side-trips from Mandelieu-la-Napoule: Lac de Saint-Cassien (in Tanneron) and Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens).

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mandelieu-la-Napoule holiday maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Barcelona to Mandelieu-la-Napoule. In June, daily temperatures in Mandelieu-la-Napoule can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tanneron, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Plage du Midi, Musee Fragonard, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
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Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron

4
nights
Le Lavandou, France

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de Gigaro and Plage de Jean Blanc. Get outdoors at Plage d'Aiguebelle and La plage. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Le Lavandou: La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Vergeron, Plage de Sylvabelle, & more), Sentier Botanique (in Cogolin) and Confiserie Azureenne (in Collobrieres). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Cavaliere and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Le Lavandou day trip planner.

Getting from Mandelieu-la-Napoule to Le Lavandou by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Le Lavandou can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Sentier Botanique, Scuba & Snorkeling, Confiserie Azureenne
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims (in Reims) and Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, stroll through Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Le Lavandou to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Le Lavandou in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Paris, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau de Chambord, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Escape the urban bustle at Falaises d'Etretat and Omaha Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at American Cemetery & Memorial and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur), Calvados Experience by Pere Magloire (in Pont-L'Eveque) and Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and make a trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rouen, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Rouen to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Calvados Experience, Falaises d'Etretat, Normandy American Cemetery, Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

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