21 days in France & Spain Itinerary

21 days in France & Spain Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Strasbourg, France
— 4 nights
2
Colmar, France
— 4 nights
3
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 5 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Guardiola de Bergueda, Spain
— 3 nights

4
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cave Historique des Hospices de Strasbourg and Old Saint Peter's Church. Visit Temple du Donon and Mont Sainte Odile for their historical value. Explore Strasbourg's surroundings by going to Chateau du Wasigenstein (in Niedersteinbach), Le Domaine De La Leonardsau (in Boersch) and Chateau de Guirbaden (in Mollkirch). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Marienthal, don't miss a visit to Barrage Vauban, explore the historical opulence of Chateau du Spesbourg, and contemplate the long history of Chateau du Wangenbourg.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg road trip site.

Denver, USA to Strasbourg is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Denver to Strasbourg, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Strasbourg, with lows around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Colmar.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Andlau, Abbaye de Marmoutier, Chateau du Wasigenstein, Le Domaine De La Leonardsau, Chateau du Falkenstein
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
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Cave Historique des Hospices de Strasbourg ©
Temple du Donon ©
Temple du Donon
Mont Sainte Odile ©
Mont Sainte Odile

4
nights
Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau de Kaysersberg and Castle Landskron. Explore hidden gems such as Vin d'Alsace HORCHER and Domaine Jean-Paul Schmitt. Venture out of the city with trips to Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller) and Cite de l'Automobile (in Mulhouse). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Cave de Turckheim, don't miss a visit to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, wander the streets of Little Venice, and contemplate the long history of Chapelle Saint-Leon IX.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Colmar trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Strasbourg to Colmar by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Colmar are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Colmar

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Eguisheim, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Cave de Turckheim, Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, Justin Boxler
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:
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Vin d'Alsace HORCHER ©
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER
Chateau de Kaysersberg ©
Chateau de Kaysersberg
Castle Landskron ©
Castle Landskron

5
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santuari de Cura and Santuari de la Mare de Déu del Puig. Explore hidden gems such as Capdepera lighthouse and Spaint. Explore Palma de Mallorca's surroundings by going to Playa de Muro (in Playa de Muro), Iglesia de San Juan Bautista (in Deia) and Cap de Formentor (in Formentor). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, stroll through Playa de Alcudia, and visit a coastal fixture at Faro Ses Salines.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train, shuttle, and flight from Colmar to Palma de Mallorca takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Colmar in December: high temperatures in Palma de Mallorca hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pollenca, Faro Ses Salines, Playa de Muro, Serra de Tramuntana, Faro de Capdepera
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:
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Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver
Santuari de Cura ©
Santuari de Cura
Capdepera lighthouse ©
Capdepera lighthouse

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barri de Gracia and Plaça de Sant Felip Neri. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castellroig , vinos y cavas de terrer and Ciutat Vella. There's lots more to do: get curious at CosmoCaixa Barcelona, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, wander the streets of El Born, and don't miss a visit to Placa d'Espanya.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona visit planning website.

Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in December, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Guardiola de Bergueda.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Castellroig , vinos y cavas de terrer
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Plaça de Sant Felip Neri ©
Plaça de Sant Felip Neri
Barri de Gracia ©
Barri de Gracia
Castellroig , vinos y cavas de terrer ©
Castellroig , vinos y cavas de terrer

3
nights
Guardiola de Bergueda, Spain

Guardiola de Bergueda ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Monasterio de Sant Jaume de Frontanya and El Monestir de Santa Maria de l'Estany. Popular historic sites such as Monestir de Sant Llorenc and Iglesia Romanica de Sant Sadurni de Rotgers are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Guardiola de Bergueda: Esglesia Romanica de Sant Quirza de Pedret (in Cercs), Santuario Nuestra Senora de Queralt (in Berga) and Iglesia romanica de Sant Vicenc d'Obiols (in Avia).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Guardiola de Bergueda online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Barcelona to Guardiola de Bergueda by car takes about 2 hours. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guardiola de Bergueda

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Santa Maria de Castellar de n'Hug, Iglesia Romanica de Sant Sadurni de Rotgers, Monasterio de Sant Jaume de Frontanya, El Monestir de Santa Maria de l'Estany, La Via del Nicolau
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
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Santa Maria de Castellar de n'Hug ©
Santa Maria de Castellar de n'Hug
Monasterio de Sant Jaume de Frontanya ©
Monasterio de Sant Jaume de Frontanya
El Monestir de Santa Maria de l'Estany ©
El Monestir de Santa Maria de l'Estany

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