10 or 12 days
France, Spain

From Gothic marvels to Gaudí's cathedrals, diversity rules on this multi-faceted exploration.

In Paris, the Louvre wows you with the vastness of its collection, while in Barcelona the Picasso museum provides a more focused experience. Notre Dame Cathedral and La Sagrada Familia's surreal façade are both unforgettable in their own distinct ways. Picturesque Provence adds yet another perspective.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Île de la Cité
    • Conciergerie
    • Sainte-Chapelle

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 4: Paris

    Visit the Louvre
  • Day 5: Paris • Provence

    Travel by TGV train to Avignon

    Visit the Papal Palace

    Take a tour of Avignon
  • Day 6: Provence

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Take a tour of Nîmes

    Visit the Nîmes amphitheater

  • Day 7: Provence • Carcassonne • Barcelona

    Travel via Carcassonne to Barcelona

    Take a tour of Carcassonne
  • Day 8: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Visit the Picasso Museum
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colorful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets, and clapping. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance.

  • Day 9: Barcelona

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Art workshop

    Art workshop

    After seeing Antoni Gaudí’s colorful artistry up close at Park Güell, you’ll be inspired to create some of your own. This one-hour art workshop is your chance. First you’ll paint a figurine that you can bring home as a personalized souvenir. Then you’ll try your hand at pottery.

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Barcelona • Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Visit the Prado

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel
  • Day 11: Madrid

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Plaza de España 
    • Plaza de Oriente

    Visit the Royal Palace

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport  

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Île de la Cité
    • Conciergerie
    • Sainte-Chapelle

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 4: Paris

    Visit the Louvre
  • Day 5: Paris • Provence

    Travel by TGV train to Avignon

    Visit the Papal Palace

    Take a tour of Avignon
  • Day 6: Provence

    Visit the Pont du Gard

    Take a tour of Nîmes

    Visit the Nîmes amphitheater

  • Day 7: Provence • Carcassonne • Barcelona

    Travel via Carcassonne to Barcelona

    Take a tour of Carcassonne
  • Day 8: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Visit the Picasso Museum
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colorful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets, and clapping. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance.

  • Day 9: Barcelona

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Art workshop

    Art workshop

    After seeing Antoni Gaudí’s colorful artistry up close at Park Güell, you’ll be inspired to create some of your own. This one-hour art workshop is your chance. First you’ll paint a figurine that you can bring home as a personalized souvenir. Then you’ll try your hand at pottery.

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Barcelona • Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Visit the Prado

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel
  • Day 11: Madrid

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Plaza de España 
    • Plaza de Oriente

    Visit the Royal Palace

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; TGV high-speed train; AVE high-speed train with extension

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (10 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    2 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (3 with extension); 4 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director; 2 walking tours (3 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Notre Dame Cathedral; Louvre; Palais des Papes; Pont du Gard; Nîmes Amphitheater; Calanques; Park Güell; Picasso Museum; With extension: Prado; Palacio Real

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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