19 days in Spain, France & Amsterdam Itinerary

19 days in Spain, France & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
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La Coruna, Spain
— 2 nights
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Gijon, Spain
— 4 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
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Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
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La Rochelle, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights


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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva, take a stroll through Casco Viejo, and then kick back and relax at Playa Galizano.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bilbao trip tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bilbao is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Bilbao: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to La Coruna.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Playa Galizano, Playa de Langre
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San Juan de Gaztelugatxe ©
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Playa de Langre ©
Playa de Langre

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La Coruna, Spain

La Coruna ©
On the 13th (Sun), make a trip to Obelisco, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Maria Pita, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de Santiago, then visit a coastal fixture at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Monte de San Pedro. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Riazor.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read La Coruna online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Bilbao to La Coruna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Bilbao in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in La Coruna: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Gijon.

Things to do in La Coruna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules)
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro
Playa de Riazor ©
Playa de Riazor

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Gijon, Spain

Gijon ©
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Step out of the city life by going to Lake Covadonga and Playa de San Lorenzo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Santuario De Covadonga and Playa de Poo. Change things up with these side-trips from Gijon: Playa de Torimbia (in Nueva de Llanes) and Playon de Bayas (in San Juan de la Arena). There's still lots to do: stroll through Playa de Estano.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gijon road trip planner.

Traveling by car from La Coruna to Gijon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Gijon, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Gijon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Cangas de Onis, Llanes, Playon de Bayas
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Santuario De Covadonga ©
Santuario De Covadonga
Playa de San Lorenzo
Playa de San Lorenzo
Lake Covadonga ©
Lake Covadonga

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
On the 19th (Sat), kick back and relax at La Concha Beach, then wander the streets of Parte Vieja, and then stop by Ganbara.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia travel route builder site.

Drive from Gijon to San Sebastian - Donostia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in San Sebastian - Donostia are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Ganbara ©
Ganbara

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, get a tailor-made plan with Rendez-vous Au Chateau, then make a trip to The Water Mirror, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bordeaux journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bordeaux are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte
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Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
Rendez-vous Au Chateau ©
Rendez-vous Au Chateau
Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte ©
Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte

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La Rochelle, France

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): kick back and relax at Plage de Chatelaillon and then enjoy the sea views from Phare des Baleines.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read La Rochelle holiday planner.

Getting from Bordeaux to La Rochelle by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Bordeaux, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in La Rochelle, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Plage de Chatelaillon, Phare des Baleines
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Plage de Chatelaillon ©
Plage de Chatelaillon
Phare des Baleines ©
Phare des Baleines
Vieux Port
Vieux Port

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris tour builder site.

You can fly from La Rochelle to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 26th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zandvoort aan Zee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam visit planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for little chillier days in Amsterdam, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland, Zandvoort aan Zee
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Zandvoort aan Zee ©
Zandvoort aan Zee
Begijnhof ©
Begijnhof

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