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 Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, 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 · Parks

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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 Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

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Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in January, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 45°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can 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 Trafalgar Square. Get a sense of the local culture at Wallingford Castle Gardens & Meadows and St. Mary the Virgin Church. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Camden Market, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

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 fly back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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