12 days in Spain, Lucerne & Paris Itinerary

12 days in Spain, Lucerne & Paris Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
Bus to Malaga, Fly to Lucerne
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Paris, France
— 3 nights


Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona attractions planner.

Calgary, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Calgary in February, expect Barcelona to be much warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Granada, Spain

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Get out of town with these interesting Granada side-trips: Nerja (Nerja Market, Fundación Cueva de Nerja, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Alhambra.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Granada day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in February since evenings lows in Granada dip to 3°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Lucerne, Switzerland

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Hammetschwand Lift, take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, then head outdoors with Sonnenberg, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Titlis.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne day trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Granada to Lucerne in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Granada in February, with highs in Lucerne at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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 historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

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You can fly from Lucerne to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Spain travel guide

Beaches · Churches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.