17 days in France, Newcastle & Barcelona Itinerary

17 days in France, Newcastle & Barcelona Itinerary

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Toulouse, France
— 2 nights
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Carcassonne, France
— 2 nights
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Aigues-Mortes, France
— 1 night
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Avignon, France
— 2 nights
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
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Newcastle, United Kingdom

Newcastle ©
On the 14th (Mon), scramble along the landscape with Life Adventure Centre and then savor the flavors at Mourne Foods & Films Cycle Tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Newcastle day trip planning app.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. June in Newcastle sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Newcastle

Tours · Outdoors · Golf · Adventure

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Life Adventure Centre ©
Life Adventure Centre
Royal County Down Golf Club ©
Royal County Down Golf Club

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, shop like a local with La Boqueria, and stroll around Ciutadella Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Barcelona planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Newcastle to Barcelona. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Newcastle in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Place Saint-Georges, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Les Jacobins, slough off your stress at Le Riad du Bien etre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Sernin, then do a tasting at L'Envie, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee des Augustins. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then don't miss a visit to Le Capitole.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Toulouse tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Barcelona to Toulouse in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in June since evenings lows in Toulouse dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Toulouse

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Baths

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Le Riad du Bien etre ©
Le Riad du Bien etre
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile

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Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Chateaux de Lastours, then do a tasting at Winemaker Workshops, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cité de Carcassonne. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at Le Mas de K, do a tasting at Chateau Canet, don't miss a visit to Eglise Heptagonale Sainte Marie, then awaken your taste buds at Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours, and finally learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Carcassonne travel route planner.

Getting from Toulouse to Carcassonne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Aigues-Mortes.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Wineries · Neighborhoods · Tours

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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours ©
Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours
Chateaux de Lastours ©
Chateaux de Lastours

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Aigues-Mortes, France

Aigues-Mortes ©
Aigues-Mortes is a French commune in the Gard department in the Occitanie region of southern France.The medieval city walls surrounding the city are well preserved.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Aigues-Mortais or Aigues-Mortaises.GeographyAigues-Mortes is located in the Petite Camargue some 90km northwest of Marseilles. On the 23rd (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, steep yourself in history at Porte de la Gardette, then look for all kinds of wild species at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, and finally relax in the rural setting at Mas de la Comtesse.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Aigues-Mortes online travel route planner.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Aigues-Mortes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Aigues-Mortes can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Aigues-Mortes

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes ©
Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau
Mas de la Comtesse ©
Mas de la Comtesse

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Avignon, France

Avignon ©

City of Popes

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.
On the 24th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Palais des Papes, then snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, then admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bambous En Provence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Parcours de L'Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, and then experience rural life at La Petite Ferme.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Avignon travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Aigues-Mortes to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque

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Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take a stroll through The Panier, then take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Victor. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Paul Cezanne, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, then see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, and finally admire the natural beauty at Pavillon de Vendome.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Avignon to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet

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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to St-Paul-de-Vence (Saint-Paul de Vence & La Petite Cave de Saint Paul), Lesgeckos (in Vence) and Lérins Islands (in Cannes). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nice online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in June, you will find days in Nice are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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