25 days in Spain & France Itinerary

25 days in Spain & France Itinerary

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Saujon, France
— 4 nights
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Biarritz, France
— 3 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Bilbao, Spain
— 3 nights
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Zaragoza, Spain
— 2 nights
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Sitges, Spain
— 2 nights
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Cadaques, Spain
— 2 nights
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Perpignan, France
— 3 nights
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Saujon, France

— 4 nights
Explore Saujon's surroundings by going to Paleosite (in Saint-Cesaire), Le Chateau des Enigmes de Pons (in Pons) and Chateau de La Roche-Courbon (in Saint Porchaire).

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Saujon trip itinerary app.

Vitry-sur-Seine to Saujon is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Saujon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Saujon

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Spas · Museums

Side Trips

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Biarritz, France

— 3 nights
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Biarritz: River Rafting & Tubing (in Bidarray) and Hendaye (Plage d'Hendaye & Chateau Observatoire Abbadia). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Rocher de la Vierge, get a taste of the local shopping with Banaka, examine the collection at Musee Bellevue, and enjoy the sea views from Phare de Biarritz.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Biarritz trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Saujon to Biarritz takes 3.5 hours. In July in Biarritz, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:

San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Plaza de Guipuzkoa. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de la Mota, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte Urgull, and finally take in the waterfront at Paseo Nuevo.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia day trip planner.

You can drive from Biarritz to San Sebastian - Donostia in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Bilbao, Spain

— 3 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Get out of town with these interesting Bilbao side-trips: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe (in Bermeo) and Peninsula of Magdalena (in Santander). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, appreciate the extensive heritage of Casco Viejo, and have fun at La Ribera Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bilbao trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Bilbao sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:

Zaragoza, Spain

— 2 nights

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 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Emoz and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio de Piedra. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Palacio de la Aljaferia, then don't miss a visit to Plaza del Pilar, then steep yourself in history at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, and finally admire the striking features of Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zaragoza tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bilbao to Zaragoza takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bilbao in July: highs in Zaragoza hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sitges.

Things to do in Zaragoza

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Sitges, Spain

— 2 nights
Sitges is a town about 35 kilometres southwest of Barcelona, in Catalonia, renowned worldwide for its Film Festival and Carnival. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Passeig Maritim, enjoy the sand and surf at La Playa de Sitges, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona, and finally stroll through Playa Balmins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Playa de Arrabassada and then make a splash at Aquopolis Costa Dorada.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sitges trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Zaragoza to Sitges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zaragoza in July: highs in Sitges hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cadaques.

Things to do in Sitges

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Cadaques, Spain

— 2 nights
Cadaqués is a town in the Alt Empordà comarca, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cadaques: Museu de la Mediterrania (in Torroella de Montgri) and L'Estartit (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Platja de l'Estartit). Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Cap de Creus National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Salvador Dali House, pause for some photo ops at Estatua de Salvador Dali, enjoy the sea views from Far de Cala Nans (Cala Nans Lighthouse), and get a dose of the wild on Rutes Cadaques.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cadaques holiday planning site.

You can drive from Sitges to Cadaques in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July in Cadaques, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Perpignan.

Things to do in Cadaques

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

Perpignan, France

— 3 nights
Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perpignan: Grotte des Canalettes (in Villefranche-de-Conflent) and Chateau de Queribus (in Cucugnan). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Promenade du Front de Mer, stop by Les Caves Maillol, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royale de Collioure, and identify plant and animal life at Reserve Regionale de Nyer.

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Traveling by car from Cadaques to Perpignan takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Perpignan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Clermont-Ferrand.

Things to do in Perpignan

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:

Clermont-Ferrand, France

— 1 night

France's Liverpool

Famous for its chain of extinct volcanoes surrounding Clermont-Ferrand includes the highest Puy-de-Dôme volcano only 13 km (8 mi) from its city center.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll through Puy-de-Dome Volcano. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at L'Aventure Michelin and then find something for the whole family at Vulcania.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Clermont-Ferrand road trip planning app.

Getting from Perpignan to Clermont-Ferrand by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Perpignan in July: high temperatures in Clermont-Ferrand hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Clermont-Ferrand

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums

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Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

France travel guide

4.3
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.