18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Atlanta, United States
Fly:  12​h
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 12 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Atlanta, United States

12
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.
Visit Casa Batllo and Basilica of the Sagrada Familia for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Casa Mila - La Pedrera and Museo Picasso. The adventure continues: stroll through Park Guell, examine the collection at Fundacio Joan Miro, step into the grandiose world of Montjuic Castle, and admire the striking features of Palau Guell.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip website .

Atlanta, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. When traveling from Atlanta in May, plan for little chillier days in Barcelona, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, don't miss a visit to Arc de Triomphe, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in May, with highs in Paris at 64°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 20th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Big Ben. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at British Museum, shop like a local with Covent Garden, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the London trip planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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