8 days in Avignon, Montpellier & Barcelona Itinerary

8 days in Avignon, Montpellier & Barcelona Itinerary

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8 days in Avignon, Montpellier & Barcelona Itinerary

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Avignon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Montpellier, France
— 1 night
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.
On the 27th (Fri), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go 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, Avignon is slightly colder at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Montpellier.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Eglise Saint Pierre ©
Eglise Saint Pierre
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 do a tasting at Bertrand Bosc.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Montpellier vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Avignon to Montpellier takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Barcelona.

Things to do in Montpellier

Wineries Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Domaine Preignes Le Vieux
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Bertrand Bosc ©
Bertrand Bosc

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Enigmik Escape Room and Parish Church of Sant Roma. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: La Fageda d'en Jorda (in Olot), Calella de Palafrugell (Sculpturepark Jardíns de Cap Roig & Playas de Calella) and Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Port Bo, get to know the fascinating history of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, and stroll through La Fosca Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona holiday planner .

You can take a train from Montpellier to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montpellier in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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