17 days in Paris, Barcelona & Amsterdam Itinerary

17 days in Paris, Barcelona & Amsterdam Itinerary

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17 days in Paris, Barcelona & Amsterdam Itinerary

New York City, United States
bus + Fly:  16​h 30​min
Paris, France
— 6 nights
train + Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
train + Fly + train:  5​h
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 45​min
New York City, United States

5
days
Paris, France

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dôme Sacre Coeur.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Paris vacation builder.

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Paris hover around 74°F and lows are around 55°F. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower

4
days
Barcelona, Spain

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 sightseeing, parks, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of La Sagrada Familia, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, don't miss a visit to Park Güell, and pause for some photo ops at Casa Batlló.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona tour planner.

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 83°F and lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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Kayaking & Canoeing
La Sagrada Familia
Park Güell

4
days
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, sightseeing, parks, and breweries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam itinerary planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect Amsterdam to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum

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