30 days in France, London & Spain Itinerary

30 days in France, London & Spain Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Amboise, France
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 45 min
4
Avignon, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Carcassonne Center, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
7
Toledo, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
9
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
10
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  29 h
End: Sydney, Australia


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3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some cultural insight at Greenwich and Wallace Collection. Get some historical perspective at HMS Belfast and Churchill War Rooms. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take an in-depth tour of Jewel House, wander the streets of Chinatown, and catch a live performance at The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get somewhat warmer in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
Greenwich ©
Greenwich

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Île de la Cité and Paris Plage. Get a sense of the local culture at Palace of Versailles and Seine River. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, steep yourself in history at Maison de Victor Hugo, get a taste of local nightlife at Harry's New York Bar, and gain insight at La Sorbonne.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planning app.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Amboise.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

2
nights
Amboise, France

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, thenlearn about winemaking at Plou Et Fils, thendo a tasting at Cave des Producteurs de Vouvray, and finally do a tasting at Chateau Gaudrelle. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Eglise Saint-Florentin and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal d'Amboise.

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

Traveling by train from Paris to Amboise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Amboise can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Avignon.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Cave des Producteurs de Vouvray, Chateau Gaudrelle
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Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise
Eglise Saint-Florentin ©
Eglise Saint-Florentin

3
nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Explore hidden gems such as Palais des Papes and Chateau des Baux de Provence. Get some historical perspective at Amphitheatre (les Arenes) and Site Archeologique de Glanum. Explore Avignon's surroundings by going to Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange), Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer) and Les Alyscamps (in Arles). There's more to do: join in the after-dark buzz at La Palmeraie.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Avignon sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Amboise to Avignon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, Avignon is somewhat warmer than Amboise - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Arles, Site Archeologique de Glanum, Roman Theatre of Orange, Chateau des Baux de Provence, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach
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Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

2
nights
Carcassonne Center, France

Carcassonne Center ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St. Vincent, learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards, thendo a tasting at Winemaker Workshops, and finally take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Abbey of Saint-Hilaire, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Carcassonne Center day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Carcassonne Center takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Avignon in July, expect nights in Carcassonne Center to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Wineries Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Carcassonne, Abbey of Saint-Hilaire
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne ©
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Ciutat Vella. Your inner history buff will appreciate El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and take in the waterfront at Port Vell.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona online holiday planner.

You can drive from Carcassonne Center to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Carcassonne Center in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Toledo.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
nights
Toledo, Spain

Toledo ©
Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at San Roman Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, don't miss a visit to Plaza De Zocodover, thenget engrossed in the history at Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Servando. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Santa Cruz, explore the historical opulence of Palacio de Galiana, see the interesting displays at Museo del Greco, thenbrowse the exhibits of Church of Santo Tomé, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Medina Mudejar Banos Arabes, S.L.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Toledo trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Toledo in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Toledo: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha ©
Castillo de San Servando ©
Castillo de San Servando
Palacio de Galiana ©
Palacio de Galiana

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some historical perspective at Royal Palace of Madrid and Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande. Museo Sorolla and Museo Cerralbo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa del Alberche (in Aldea del Fresno) and Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial (in San Lorenzo de El Escorial). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Paseo de la Castellana and wander the streets of Barrio de Salamanca.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Toledo to Madrid by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa del Alberche, Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
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Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca
Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial ©
Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

3
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Relax by the water at Burriana Beach and Papagayo Beach. Popular historic sites such as Albayzin and Generalife are in your itinerary. When in Granada, make a side trip to see Lanjaron Castle in Lanjaron, approximately Lanjaron away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, soak in style at Hammam Al Andalus Granada, and admire the landmark architecture of Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Granada trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Granada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nerja, Lanjaron Castle
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Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Burriana Beach ©
Burriana Beach

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Plaza de España and Barrio Santa Cruz. Get some cultural insight at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador and Royal Alcázar of Seville. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seville: Almonte (Virgin of El Rocio & Matalascanas). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, contemplate the long history of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and admire the natural beauty at Casa de Pilatos.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seville road trip planning app.

Getting from Granada to Seville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Almonte, Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
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Iglesia Colegial del Salvador ©
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España

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