8 days in Avignon, Montpellier & Barcelona Itinerary

8 days in Avignon, Montpellier & Barcelona Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona, Spain
Drive:  4 h 30 min
1
Avignon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Montpellier, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
End: Barcelona, Spain

2
nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Avignon trip maker website.

Barcelona, Spain to Avignon is an approximately 4.5- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Avignon, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Montpellier.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Musee Louis Vouland ©
Musee Louis Vouland
Food Tours

1
night
Montpellier, France

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Domaine Preignes Le Vieux and then learn about winemaking at Bertrand Bosc.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Montpellier trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Avignon to Montpellier takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Montpellier

Wineries Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Domaine Preignes Le Vieux
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Bertrand Bosc ©
Bertrand Bosc
Domaine Preignes Le Vieux ©
Domaine Preignes Le Vieux

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

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 Fishing Charters & Tours and Plaça de Sant Felip Neri. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro), Parish Church of Sant Roma (in Lloret de Mar) and La Fageda d'en Jorda (in Olot). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playas de Calella, take a leisurely stroll along Port Vell, stroll through Platja Port Bo, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

You can take a train from Montpellier to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montpellier in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Calella de Palafrugell, Camino de Ronda, Parish Church of Sant Roma, La Fageda d'en Jorda, La Fosca Beach
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Playas de Calella ©
Playas de Calella
Enigmik Escape Room ©
Enigmik Escape Room

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