23 days in Spain, France & Germany Itinerary

23 days in Spain, France & Germany Itinerary

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Start: Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Cannes, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Edmonton, Canada

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Prado National Museum and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum. Shop till you drop at Mercado San Miguel and Rio Creative Art Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Catedral Primada, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary website.

Edmonton, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Madrid is 8 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Edmonton in March; daily highs in Madrid reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

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Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. The adventure continues: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta, and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip app.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Barcelona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

4
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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Croisette and Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI. Get some historical perspective at Eglise Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage and Eglise St Pierre & Paul. There's lots more to do: stroll through Plage Mace, view the masterpieces at Galerie de Cannes, expand your understanding of the military at Galerie des Bains-Douches, and wander the streets of Le Suquet.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cannes trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Cannes in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. March in Cannes sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cannes

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cagnes-sur-Mer, Antibes, Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Chateau-Musee Grimaldi ©
Chateau-Musee Grimaldi

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Montmartre are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, take a stroll through Le Marais, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris day trip website.

You can fly from Cannes to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cannes in March, with highs in Paris at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

6
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get a sense of the local culture at Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pergamonmuseum and Sammlung Hoffman. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, view the masterpieces at Anomalie Art club, shop like a local with Soviet Gallery, and take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Berlin online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Paris to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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