13 days in Paris & Spain Itinerary

13 days in Paris & Spain Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Paris, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip builder app.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

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Highlights from your trip
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

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.
Attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic make great kid-friendly stops. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Casa Batllo and Las Ramblas. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, catch a live event at Camp Nou, and wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in May; daily highs in Barcelona reach 25°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Highlights from your trip
El Barri Gòtic ©
Must see
El Barri Gòtic
4.7
Las Ramblas ©
Neighborhood
Las Ramblas
2.8

3
nights
Granada, Spain

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for gifts at London Room, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, and finally look for gifts at Munira Leather. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, stop by DEGUSTA ANDALUCIA, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burriana Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Granada trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Granada by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in May: highs in Granada hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip
Alhambra ©
Must see
Alhambra
4.7
Albayzin ©
World heritage site
Albayzin
4.7

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Barrio de Salamanca. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Gay Madrid & the Chueca District. Change things up with a short trip to Playa del Alberche in Aldea del Fresno (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, stop by Artestilo, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and do a tasting at Pinkleton & Wine.

Before you visit Madrid, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
Barrio de Salamanca ©
Neighborhood
Barrio de Salamanca
4.4
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

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