12 days in France & Spain Itinerary

12 days in France & Spain Itinerary

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12 days in France & Spain Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
2
Versailles, France
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Lyon, France
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Valence, France
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h
5
Seville, Spain
— 1 day
train:  45​min
6
Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mumbai, India


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2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): view the masterpieces at words and things, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Antoine de Padoue, hunt for treasures at Marche aux Puces de la Porte de Vanves, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Pierre Montrouge, then stroll around Arboretum Du Bois De Vincennes, and finally examine the collection at Musee de Saint-Maur. On your second day here, stop by Tang Freres, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Hippolyte, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Chine, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, and finally take a stroll around L'Empreinte.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip itinerary maker .

Mumbai, India to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Paris is minus 4 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in July: high temperatures in Paris hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Musee de Saint-Maur, L'Empreinte, words and things
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Tang Freres ©
Tang Freres
Eglise Saint Pierre Montrouge ©
Eglise Saint Pierre Montrouge
Eglise Saint-Antoine de Padoue ©
Eglise Saint-Antoine de Padoue

1
night
Versailles, France

Versailles ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stop by One Nation Paris, steep yourself in history at Temple de l'Amour, then get to know the fascinating history of Grand Canal, then browse the exhibits of The Royal Chapel, and finally explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

To plan Versailles vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Versailles is just a short distance from Paris. In July in Versailles, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Versailles

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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One Nation Paris ©
One Nation Paris
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Grand Canal ©
Grand Canal

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take a stroll through Place Bellecour, see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Secrets d'Apiculteur, then admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyon day trip website .

You can take a train from Versailles to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. In July in Lyon, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can take a train to Valence.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema

1
night
Valence, France

Valence ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stop by Huilerie Richard, admire the landmark architecture of Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, then examine the collection at Cite du Chocolat Valrhona, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Valence trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by train from Lyon to Valence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. July in Valence sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Seville.

Things to do in Valence

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cite du Chocolat Valrhona, Huilerie Richard, Nougat Arnaud Soubeyran Fabrique & Musee, Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval
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Cite du Chocolat Valrhona ©
Cite du Chocolat Valrhona
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval ©
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval

1
day
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally take some stellar pictures from Catedral de Sevilla.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seville day trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Valence to Seville. July in Seville sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz

1
night
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, steep yourself in history at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, don't miss a visit to Calleja del Panuelo, then get engrossed in the history at Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, and finally steep yourself in history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cordoba day trip planner.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seville in July: highs in Cordoba hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums
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2
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Palacio de Alcazar Genil, then look and learn at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias), then contemplate the long history of Cathedral and Royal Chapel, and finally admire the masterpieces at Milenium Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Centro Patrimonio Cultural Alpujarra, get engrossed in the history at Museo Almazara, then examine the collection at Museo de las Ciencias Padre Suarez, and finally stop by Lolita's Closet.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Granada trip planner .

You can drive from Cordoba to Granada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in July, plan for slightly colder days in Granada, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museo Almazara
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Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) ©
Cathedral and Royal Chapel ©
Cathedral and Royal Chapel
Milenium Gallery ©
Milenium Gallery

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