11 days in Madrid, Barcelona & Paris Itinerary

11 days in Madrid, Barcelona & Paris Itinerary

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11 days in Madrid, Barcelona & Paris Itinerary

Madrid, Spain
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

4
days
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Zoo Aquarium de Madrid and Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro). Shop till you drop at Mercado San Miguel and El Brabantino. Get some cultural insight at Royal Palace of Madrid and Gran Via. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Nacional del Prado, shop like a local with Barrio de Salamanca, and take a stroll through Paseo de la Castellana.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Madrid trip generator.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

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Barrio de Salamanca
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional del Prado

3
days
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Las Ramblas as well as Camp Nou. El Barri Gòtic and La Sagrada Familia will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at CELLARER and Barcelonines. There's more to do: stroll through Park Güell and explore the galleries of Casa Batlló.

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You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in April, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

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El Barri Gòtic
La Sagrada Familia
Casa Batlló

2
days
Paris, France

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Walt Disney Studios Park, Disneyland Park, River Seine, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at River Seine. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then discover the magic at Walt Disney Studios Park.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

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Marne-la-Vallee
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Disneyland Park
Louvre Museum
River Seine

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