13 days in Spain & France Itinerary

13 days in Spain & France Itinerary

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13 days in Spain & France Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France
— 3 nights
taxi + train:  4​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil


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1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 13th (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel and then admire the masterpieces at Royal Palace of Madrid. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Plaza Mayor, then examine the collection at Prado National Museum, and then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Madrid route maker website .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in August; daily highs in Madrid reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, and finally indulge your taste buds at La Boqueria. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo Picasso, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary tool .

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for slightly colder days in Barcelona, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): shop like a local with Verrerie Pierini, then wander the streets of La Croisette, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, wander the streets of Vieille Ville and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nice day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Bormes-Les-Mimosas.

Things to do in Nice

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Side Trips

Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Verrerie Pierini, La Croisette
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Verrerie Pierini ©
Verrerie Pierini

3
nights
Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France

Bormes-Les-Mimosas ©
Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. Get outdoors at La plage and Heraclee Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage de Gigaro. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'Aiguebelle.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Bormes-Les-Mimosas tour builder site .

You can drive from Nice to Bormes-Les-Mimosas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nice in August since evenings lows in Bormes-Les-Mimosas dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Scuba & Snorkeling
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La plage ©
La plage
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. On your second day here, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bormes-Les-Mimosas in August; daily highs in Paris reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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