25 days in Germany, France & Spain Itinerary

25 days in Germany, France & Spain Itinerary

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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Saarbrucken, Germany
— 1 night
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Trier, Germany
— 1 night
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Reims, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
9
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
10
Toulouse, France
— 2 nights
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Carcassonne, France
— 1 night
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
13
Zaragoza, Spain
— 1 night

1
night
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at Bernstein Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), then examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and finally steep yourself in history at Kongresshalle Nurnberg. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, then examine the collection at Toy Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg itinerary planner.

Madrid, Spain to Nuremberg is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in March: high temperatures in Nuremberg hover around 11°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Munich.

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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Let the collections at Alte Pinakothek and BMW Welt capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nymphenburg Palace and Frauenkirche. And it doesn't end there: get curious at Deutsches Museum, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, and make a trip to Marienplatz.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. March in Munich sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aureliuskirche, examine the collection at Porsche Museum, and then admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, then browse the exhibits of Staatsgalerie, then take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum Wurttemberg, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

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Getting from Munich to Stuttgart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Stuttgart

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Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum
Staatsgalerie ©
Staatsgalerie

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 8th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Tiergarten Worms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Augustine's Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Neroberg, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Sudfriedhof. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johanniskirche, then admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Goethe House.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Stuttgart to Frankfurt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saarbrucken.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Neroberg ©
Neroberg
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus

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Saarbrucken, Germany

Saarbrucken ©
Saarbrücken is the capital and largest city of the state of Saarland, Germany. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at GONDWANA - the Prehistorium, don't miss a visit to Ludwigskirche - Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Alt-Saarbrucken, and then contemplate the long history of Voelklinger-Huette.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Saarbrucken online travel planner.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Saarbrucken in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Saarbrucken can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Trier.

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Museums · Historic Sites

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GONDWANA - the Prehistorium ©
GONDWANA - the Prehistorium
Voelklinger-Huette ©
Voelklinger-Huette

1
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Trier, Germany

Trier ©

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kornmarkt, examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), take in the spiritual surroundings of Konstantinbasilika, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paulin-Kirche.

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Getting from Saarbrucken to Trier by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Reims.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Museums
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
Kornmarkt ©
Kornmarkt

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Reims, France

Reims ©

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Surrender, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, then contemplate the long history of Palais du Tau, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts, and finally see the interesting displays at Hotel Le Vergeur Museum.

To see reviews and more tourist information, use the Reims day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Trier to Reims takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Trier in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Reims, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Hotel Le Vergeur Museum ©
Hotel Le Vergeur Museum
Palais du Tau ©
Palais du Tau

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Reims to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Lyon.

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

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 17th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, then view the masterpieces at Galerie Estades Lyon, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then get engrossed in the history at Memorial National de la Prison de Montluc, and finally stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon holiday builder site.

Take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Toulouse.

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Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

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Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musee Departemental de la Resistance & de la Deportation, test your team's savvy at Tourbillon Escape Game Toulouse - Ayguesvives, and then take an in-depth tour of Domaine des Oiseaux. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Musee des Augustins, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Les Jacobins, then soak in style at Le Riad du Bien etre, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ailes Anciennes Toulouse.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Toulouse trip planning tool.

You can fly from Lyon to Toulouse in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March in Toulouse, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trips

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Domaine des Oiseaux ©
Domaine des Oiseaux
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
Musee des Augustins ©
Musee des Augustins

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Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
On the 21st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then take an in-depth tour of Musee De L'ecole, and finally steep yourself in history at Cité de Carcassonne.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Carcassonne day trip planning site.

You can drive from Toulouse to Carcassonne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Carcassonne, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Barri Gòtic and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, walk around Parc de Montjuic, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Carcassonne to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Barcelona are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Zaragoza, Spain

Zaragoza

City of Four Cultures

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Manteria.

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You can take a train from Barcelona to Zaragoza in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Zaragoza sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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