10 days in Paris, Argeles-sur-Mer & Barcelona Itinerary

10 days in Paris, Argeles-sur-Mer & Barcelona Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Argeles-sur-Mer, France
— 2 nights
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights


Paris, France

— 4 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.
For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 79°F and lows about 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Argeles-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Paris

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Argeles-sur-Mer, France

— 2 nights
Argelès-sur-Mer is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.It is about 25 km from Perpignan.GeographyArgelès-sur-Mer is located in the canton of La Côte Vermeille and in the arrondissement of Céret.Argelès-sur-Mer is on the Côte Vermeille at the foot of the Albères mountain range, close to the Spanish border. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Chateau Royale de Collioure, contemplate the long history of Fort Saint-Elme, then enjoy the sand and surf at St-Cyprien Plage, and finally walk around Promenade du Front de Mer. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Luna Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier du Littoral, and then find something for the whole family at Canyoning Park.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Argeles-sur-Mer holiday planner.

You can fly from Paris to Argeles-sur-Mer in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Argeles-sur-Mer when traveling from Paris in July, with lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Barcelona.

Things to do in Argeles-sur-Mer

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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 18th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, and then see the interesting displays at Museu Maritim de Barcelona.

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

Getting from Argeles-sur-Mer to Barcelona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Barcelona sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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