15 days in France & Spain Itinerary

15 days in France & Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  5 h
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Istanbul, Turkey


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3
nights
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, stop by Le Marais, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris travel planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Paris is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Paris. Traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for little chillier nights in Paris, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Bestouan Beach (in Cassis), Aix-en-Provence (Pavillon de Vendome, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, &more) and La Ciotat (Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Garde, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, walk around Le Palais de Justice, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marseille travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, things will get a bit warmer in Marseille: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, La Ciotat, Bestouan Beach
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Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
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, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

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You can fly from Marseille to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Barcelona are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
nights
Madrid, 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, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Madrid, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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