16 days in London, Paris & Spain Itinerary

16 days in London, Paris & Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train
4
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6

London, United Kingdom

— 5 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London journey maker site.

Chicago, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to London, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:

Paris, France

— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then make a trip to Place de la Concorde, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. October in Paris sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

Start your trip to Barcelona by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Barcelona reach 73°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Madrid, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.