31 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

31 days in France & Barcelona Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
2
Perpignan, France
— 2 nights
3
Sete, France
— 3 nights
4
Avignon, France
— 9 nights
5
Lyon, France
— 11 nights

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet and antiguo convento de San Agustin are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museu d'Història de Catalunya and Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: La playa de Tamariu (in Tamariu), Playas de Calella (in Calella de Palafrugell) and Far de Sant Sebastia (in Llafranc). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Major Synagogue, admire the masterpieces at Museu del Modernisme, admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, and learn about winemaking at Celler Mas Vicenc.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary maker website.

Montreal, Canada to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Montreal in September, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Perpignan.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Celler Mas Vicenc, La playa de Tamariu, Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet, Playas de Calella, Capella del Roser
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Playas de Calella ©
Playas de Calella
Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet ©
Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet
La playa de Tamariu ©
La playa de Tamariu

2
nights
Perpignan, France

Perpignan ©
Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the world behind art at A Cent Metres du Centre du Monde, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Mathieu, stop by Les Caves Maillol, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jean-Le-Vieux, thenmake a trip to Chapelle du Tiers Ordre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques..

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Perpignan online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Barcelona to Perpignan in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Perpignan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Sete.

Things to do in Perpignan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Eglise Saint-Mathieu ©
Eglise Saint-Mathieu
Eglise Saint-Jacques. ©
Eglise Saint-Jacques.
A Cent Metres du Centre du Monde ©
A Cent Metres du Centre du Monde

3
nights
Sete, France

Sete ©
Sète, known as Cette until 1928, is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France. We've included these beaches for you: Baleine Beach and Plage de la Corniche. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Phare Saint Louis and Le Cimetiere Marin. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at M.I.A.M. Musee International des Arts Modestes, explore the world behind art at Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, and get outside with Les Pierres Blanches.

For reviews and other tourist information, use the Sete road trip planner.

Drive from Perpignan to Sete in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Sete can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Sete

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Abbaye Saint-Felix-de-Montceau
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Phare Saint Louis ©
Phare Saint Louis
Le Cimetiere Marin ©
Le Cimetiere Marin
Abbaye Saint-Felix-de-Montceau ©
Abbaye Saint-Felix-de-Montceau

9
nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee 1900 and Basilique Saint Pierre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet and Synagogue de Carpentras. Venture out of the city with trips to Eglise St-Vincent (in Les Baux de Provence), Saint-Remy-de-Provence (Les Antiques & Moulin à Huile d' Olive du Calanquet) and Un Siecle de Roulottes (in Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt, see the interesting displays at Musee Europeen de l'Aviation de Chasse, indulge your taste buds at Musee du Vin Brotte Degustation et Vente, and relax in the rural setting at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Avignon driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Sete to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Avignon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tarascon, Saint-Remy-de-Provence, Uzes, Plage de Piemanson, Eglise Saint Denis
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Basilique Saint Pierre ©
Basilique Saint Pierre
Chateau de Portes ©
Chateau de Portes
Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet ©
Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet

11
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de Conjux and Plage de Chatillon. Monastere Royal de Brou and Cathedrale Notre-Dame are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Le Puy-en-Velay (Cloitre de la Cathedrale du Puy-en-Velay & Statue de Notre Dame de France), Hotel-Dieu de Cluny (in Cluny) and Chateau de Cormatin (in Cormatin). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Fresque des Lyonnais, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Paray-le-Monial, and take an in-depth tour of Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lyon trip planner.

Take a train from Avignon to Lyon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Avignon in October: highs in Lyon hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Le Puy-en-Velay, Tournus, Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre, Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, Plage de Conjux
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Fresque des Lyonnais ©
Fresque des Lyonnais
Statue de Notre Dame de France ©
Statue de Notre Dame de France
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges

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