16 days in France, Barcelona & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

16 days in France, Barcelona & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

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16 days in France, Barcelona & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  9​h
2
Amalfi, Italy
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Vrigny, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: San Francisco, United States


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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playas de Calella and Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet. Relax by the water at La playa de Tamariu and La Fosca Beach. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Circ Roma (in Tarragona), Sculpturepark Jardíns de Cap Roig (in Calella de Palafrugell) and Gaudi Centre Reus (in Reus). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol) and enjoy the sea views from Cabo de Sant Sebastia.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip builder tool .

San Francisco, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Barcelona. In April, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Calella de Palafrugell, Circ Roma, La playa de Tamariu, Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol), Cabo de Sant Sebastia
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Sculpturepark Jardíns de Cap Roig ©
Sculpturepark Jardíns de Cap Roig
La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu
La Fosca Beach ©
La Fosca Beach

4
nights
Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Valle delle Ferriere and Wine Tours & Tastings. Badia della Santissima Trinita' and Borgo Medievale di Castellabate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Bau Bau Beach Village (in Eboli), Castellabate (Piazza 10 Ottobre 1123 & Castello dell'Abate) and Monte Faito e Panorama (in Vico Equense). There's lots more to do: stop by Piccadilly, admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano San Prisco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna delle Galline, and ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Amalfi in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Amalfi, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vrigny.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Castellabate, Santuario della Madonna delle Galline, Wine Tours & Tastings, Museo Diocesano San Prisco, Badia della Santissima Trinita'
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Monte Faito e Panorama ©
Monte Faito e Panorama
Wine Tours & Tastings
Castello dell'Abate ©
Castello dell'Abate

1
night
Vrigny, France

Vrigny ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): learn about winemaking at Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot, learn about winemaking at Champagne Pierre Morlet, learn about winemaking at Champagne Gisele Devavry, do a tasting at Champagne Louis Casters, then learn about winemaking at Champagne Andre Goutorbe & Fils, and finally learn about winemaking at Champagne Godme Sabine. On your second day here, do a tasting at Champagne Tarlant, do a tasting at Champagne Albert Levasseur, then learn about winemaking at Champagne Michel Bahuchet Pere et Fils, and finally do a tasting at Champagne J. DUMANGIN Fils.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vrigny vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Amalfi to Vrigny. Traveling from Amalfi in May, you will find days in Vrigny are a bit cooler (65°F), and nights are much colder (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Vrigny

Wineries

Side Trips

Damery, Champillon, Champagne Albert Levasseur, Champagne Pierre Morlet, Champagne Tarlant
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Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot ©
Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot
Champagne Andre Goutorbe & Fils ©
Champagne Andre Goutorbe & Fils
Champagne Tarlant ©
Champagne Tarlant

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Maintenon and Musee de la Grande Guerre. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chateau de La Roche-Guyon and Cathedrale Saint-Pierre. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Eglise Saint Etienne (in Beauvais), Provins (La Tour Cesar & Le Roy Lire) and Chartres (La Maison Picassiette, Chartres Historic Preservation Area, & more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Chateau Gaillard and take a peaceful walk through Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vrigny to Paris takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chartres, Beauvais, Provins, Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, Musee de la Grande Guerre
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Chateau de Maintenon ©
Chateau de Maintenon
Chateau de La Roche-Guyon ©
Chateau de La Roche-Guyon
Musee de la Grande Guerre ©
Musee de la Grande Guerre

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