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 Passeig de Gracia. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Palau Guell, and make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Barcelona is 9 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in January: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 58°F and lows are around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Beaches

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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 Musee d'Orsay. 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: contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, 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 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

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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 St. Mary the Virgin Church. Get a sense of the local culture at Wallingford Castle Gardens & Meadows and Churchill War Rooms. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Trafalgar Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Camden Market, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in London are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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