11 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Spain Itinerary

11 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Spain Itinerary

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11 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Spain Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
End: Barcelona, Spain

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): wander the streets of Red Light District. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Albert Cuyp Market ©
Albert Cuyp Market

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe. Head to Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the landmark architecture of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Montmartre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité.

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Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

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Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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 El Barri Gòtic and Casa Batllo are in your itinerary. Head to CaixaForum and Entre Latasfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, look for gifts at El Celler d'Estruc, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and take in the pleasant sights at Passeig de Gracia.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 59°F and 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Wed) before leaving for home.

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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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