8 days in Paris, Versailles & Barcelona Itinerary

8 days in Paris, Versailles & Barcelona Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Versailles, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights

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Paris, France — 2 nights

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.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, then admire the local landmark of Fontaine des Ambassadeurs, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris online journey builder.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. March in Paris sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Versailles.
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Versailles, France — 3 nights

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Step out of Versailles with an excursion to Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry in Thoiry--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles, explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet, don't miss a visit to La Galerie des Batailles, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin de Versailles.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Versailles trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Paris to Versailles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Versailles, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): make a trip to Las Ramblas, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Barcelona road trip app.

You can fly from Versailles to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Versailles - with highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F.
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