12 days in Barcelona, Paris & London Itinerary

12 days in Barcelona, Paris & London Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Celler Mas Vicenc and Playa de La Barceloneta. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Far Torredembarra and El Barri Gòtic. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, go for a walk through Passeig de Gracia, and admire the striking features of Palau Guell.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Barcelona online trip itinerary maker.

Los Angeles, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect Barcelona to be a bit cooler, temps between 58°F and 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors

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Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ile Saint-Louis and Seine River. Venture out of the city with trips to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in January, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 45°F and lows about 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as IWM Duxford and Wallingford Castle Gardens & Meadows. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Mary the Virgin Church and Churchill War Rooms. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Trafalgar Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London day trip site.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in January, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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