20 days in Spain & France Itinerary

20 days in Spain & France Itinerary

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20 days in Spain & France Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Grimaud, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
7
Ronda, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
8
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: New Delhi, India


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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, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Paris are cooler (9°C), and nights are a bit cooler (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally make a trip to Place Massena. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and then don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nice sightseeing planner .

Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, things will get a bit warmer in Nice: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grimaud.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

2
nights
Grimaud, France

Grimaud ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Michel, get great views at St Roch's Mill, take in the views from Le Pont des Fees, then stroll through La Mene, and finally do a tasting at Domaine des Beaucas. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Grimaud Karting Loisir, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Queste, then admire the striking features of Church St Francis of Assisi, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Grimaud, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle des Penitents.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grimaud trip website .

Drive from Nice to Grimaud in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Nice in December, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Grimaud. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Grimaud

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trip

Domaine des Beaucas
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Eglise St Michel ©
Eglise St Michel
Domaine des Beaucas ©
Domaine des Beaucas
Le Pont des Fees ©
Le Pont des Fees

2
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.
On the 30th (Mon), have fun at Skatepark du Prado, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and finally browse the exhibits of Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc national des Calanques, learn the secrets of production at Biere de la Plaine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, and finally take a stroll through The Panier.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Marseille online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Grimaud to Marseille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In December, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Marseille

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
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The Panier ©
The Panier
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, stroll around Parc Guell, and then don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip builder .

Getting from Marseille to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Barcelona are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 3rd (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then stroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, and then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Metropol Parasol, steep yourself in history at Royal Tobacco Factory, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza de Santa Marta.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seville travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

2
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, then snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, then explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda, and finally get great views at Mirador de Aldehuela. On your second day here, take a stroll through La Ciudad, make a trip to Alameda Del Tajo, then take a stroll through Old City, and finally contemplate the long history of Casa Del Rey Moro.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ronda travel planner .

You can take a bus from Seville to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Ronda sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Ronda

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Old City ©
Old City
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Royal Palace of Madrid, then explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and then see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and finally hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid sightseeing site .

Traveling by train from Ronda to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ronda in January: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 12°C and lows are around 2°C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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