12 days in France & Spain Itinerary

12 days in France & Spain Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— Few hours
2
Girona, Spain
— 1 night
3
Narbonne, France
— 1 night
4
Carcassonne, France
— 1 day
5
Lourdes, France
— 1 night
6
Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
7
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Segovia, Spain
— 1 day
9
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
10
Toledo, Spain
— 1 day
11
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights


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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 25th (Tue), admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. In February in Barcelona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Girona.

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Girona, Spain

Girona ©
Catalonia’s second-largest city, Girona embodies old-world charm, with its narrow cobblestone streets and traditional Catalan culture.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): visit Patronat Call de Girona.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Girona trip builder website.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Girona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Girona when traveling from Barcelona in February, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Narbonne.

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Neighborhoods
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Patronat Call de Girona ©
Patronat Call de Girona

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Narbonne, France

Narbonne ©
The Mediterranean city of Narbonne links to the nearby Canal du Midi and the Aude River by the Canal de la Robine, which runs through the center of town.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): do a tasting at Chateau Grand Moulin, thenadmire the striking features of Abbaye de Fontfroide, thenlearn about winemaking at Chateau Fabre Cordon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale St-Just.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Narbonne trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Girona to Narbonne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Girona in February: highs in Narbonne hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Narbonne

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Side Trips

Chateau Fabre Cordon, Chateau Grand Moulin
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Cathedrale St-Just ©
Cathedrale St-Just
Chateau Fabre Cordon ©
Chateau Fabre Cordon
Chateau Grand Moulin ©
Chateau Grand Moulin

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Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the local landmark of Fountain of Neptune, take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, and finally learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Carcassonne holiday planning website.

You can drive from Narbonne to Carcassonne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Carcassonne can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lourdes.

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O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

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Lourdes, France

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Chateau Fort of Lourdes, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Massabielle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lourdes trip builder site.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Lourdes in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Carcassonne in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Lourdes, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Lourdes

Historic Sites Museums
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Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes ©
Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes
Chateau Fort of Lourdes ©
Chateau Fort of Lourdes

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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 29th (Sat): browse the exhibits of La Cite du Vin, don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lourdes to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums Fun & Games
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La Cite du Vin ©
La Cite du Vin
Room Escape Games
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

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 1st (Sun), stroll through La Concha Beach, stop by Ganbara, wander the streets of Parte Vieja, thendon't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Bordeaux to San Sebastian - Donostia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. February in San Sebastian - Donostia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Segovia.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours Beaches Outdoors
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Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

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Segovia, Spain

Segovia ©
As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): fly down the slopes at Puerto De Cotos, see the interesting displays at Catedral de Segovia, thenlearn about all things military at Alcazar of Segovia, and finally make a trip to Acueduct of Segovia.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Segovia tour builder.

You can drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Segovia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March in Segovia, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Puerto De Cotos ©
Puerto De Cotos

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Segovia to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Madrid, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Toledo on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife Tours Historic Sites
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Toledo, Spain

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, and finally don't miss a visit to Mirador del Valle.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Toledo vacation tool.

Getting from Madrid to Toledo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Toledo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Museums
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Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada
Mirador del Valle ©
Mirador del Valle
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid
To find more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Madrid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
See even more of Barcelona: stroll around Parc Guell, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip tool.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in March, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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