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
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train to Basel SBB, Bus to Mulhouse, Fly to Paris Orly
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 parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Barcelona tour itinerary website.

Calgary, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 8 hours. Traveling from Calgary in February, things will get much warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 13:

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 4.5 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 · Nature · Museums

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.

Fly from Granada to Lucerne in 9 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 travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:

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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Lucerne to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 21:

Spain travel guide

Beaches · Architectural Buildings · 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.