28 days in Paris & Saudi Arabia Itinerary

28 days in Paris & Saudi Arabia Itinerary

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28 days in Paris & Saudi Arabia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Paris, France
— 12 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 5 nights
3
Medina, Saudi Arabia
— 4 nights
4
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
— 5 nights
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

12
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Paris and Jardin d'Acclimatation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Rouen (Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, & more), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Honfleur (Saint Catherine's Catholic Church & Vieux Bassin). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs.

To find out how to plan a trip to Paris, use our trip itinerary maker.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Paris is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in September, with highs in Paris at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rouen, Honfleur, Marne-la-Vallee, Palace of Versailles, Arc de Triomphe
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Le Marais ©
Le Marais

5
nights
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah ©
The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kaaba and Jeddah Water Front Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jeddah: Mecca (Abraj Al-Bait Towers, Mount Arafat, & more). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Fakieh Aquarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khadija Baghlaf Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall, and test your problem-solving skills at The Secret Room.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jeddah trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Jeddah takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Paris to Jeddah, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Jeddah reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Medina.

Things to do in Jeddah

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Mecca
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Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Abraj Al-Bait Towers ©
Abraj Al-Bait Towers
Al Salam Mall ©
Al Salam Mall

4
nights
Medina, Saudi Arabia

Medina ©
Most tourism in Medina, the second-holiest city in Islam, comes from pilgrims who visit as part of the Hajj, an annual traditional journey that ends in Mecca.
Kids will enjoy Al Masjid an Nabawi and Mount Uhud. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba, don't miss a visit to Masjid Al Ghamamah, take a stroll through Masjid Jummah, and take an in-depth tour of Koran Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Medina trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Jeddah to Medina takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Medina are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Al Masjid an Nabawi ©
Al Masjid an Nabawi
Masjid Quba ©
Masjid Quba
Masjid Al Qiblatayn ©
Masjid Al Qiblatayn

5
nights
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Kids will appreciate attractions like King Abdullah Park and Wadi Namar. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Salam Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at National Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Riyadh Zoo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Riyadh trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Medina to Riyadh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riyadh

Parks Museums Shopping
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King Abdullah Park ©
King Abdullah Park
Salam Park ©
Salam Park
Riyadh Zoo ©
Riyadh Zoo

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