12 days in Barcelona, Paris & London Itinerary

12 days in Barcelona, Paris & London Itinerary

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12 days in Barcelona, Paris & London Itinerary

Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
Los Angeles, United States

3
days
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Casa Milà and Far Torredembarra are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Celler Mas Vicenc and Passeig de Gracia. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Güell Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Barceloneta, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

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Los Angeles, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Barcelona is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect Barcelona to be little chillier, temps between 58°F and 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Far Torredembarra, Celler Mas Vicenc
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Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Far Torredembarra ©
Far Torredembarra
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Celler Mas Vicenc

4
days
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.
Explore hidden gems such as River Seine and Disneyland Park. Arc de Triomphe and Palace of Versailles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, see the interesting displays at Musée d'Orsay, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, and admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

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Getting from Barcelona to Paris by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in January, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 44°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Disneyland Park
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River Seine ©
River Seine
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
days
London, United Kingdom

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Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wallingford Castle and St. Mary the Virgin Church. Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in London, make a side trip to see Imperial War Museum Duxford in Duxford, approximately 1:25 hours away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Big Ben, hunt for treasures at Camden Lock Market, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and explore the galleries of Churchill War Rooms.

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Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in London are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wallingford Castle, Imperial War Museum, St. Mary the Virgin Church
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Wallingford Castle
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Imperial War Museum
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Tower of London

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