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Paris to Barcelona: 2010 July 31, 2010

Posted by schlanghole in History, Travel.
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My wife, sister in law, two friends and I are going to France. I wrote a 21 page word document which includes the historical background and detail for each region, town, museum, monument, etc. Below is the “short version” of our itinerary. I plan on tweeting and blogging each day of the trip once we are underway.

Day 1

Accommodations: Paris

Agenda: Eiffel Tower, Trocadero, Boat ride on the Seine

Day 2

Accommodations: Paris

Agenda: D’Orsay Museum, Ile de la Cité, Notre Dame, Latin Quarter, Saint Chapelle, Pont Neuf, Eiffel Tower

Day 3

Accommodations: Paris

Agenda: Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees, Tuileries Gardens, Louvre

Day 4

Accommodations: Sarlat-la-Caneda

Agenda: Versailles Palace, Versailles Gardens, Sarlat-la-Caneda

Day 5

Accommodations: Sarlat-la-Caneda

Agenda: Canoe trip on Dordogne River, Domme, Château de Castelnaud, La Roque-Gageac, Beynac-et-Cazenac, Chateau de Beynac

Day 6

Accommodations: Sarlat-la-Caneda

Agenda: Sarlat Saturday market, wine trip to Saint-Émilion

Day 7

Accommodations: Sarlat-la-Caneda

Agenda: Montfort Castle, Fenelon Castle, cave drawings at Grotte de Font-de-Gaume and Grotte de Rouffignac

Day 8

Accommodations: Carcassone

Agenda: Rocamadour, Chapel of our Lady, Carcassone

Day 9

Accommodations: Arles

Agenda: Carcassone, Arles, Roman Amphitheatre, Roman Theatre, Alyscamps, Thermae of Constantine

Day 10

Accommodations: Arles

Agenda: Cassis, charter boat to the Calanques, Beaches

Day 11

Accommodations: Arles

Agenda: Sainte Berthe Vineyard, Les Baux

Day 12

Accommodations: Arles

Agenda: Nimes, Roman amphitheatre, Maison Carrée, Pont du Gard Aqueduct

Day 13

Accommodations: Barcelona

Agenda: Train from Montpelier to Barcelona, La Rambla, Gothic Quarter

Day 14

Accommodations: Barcelona

Agenda: La Seu, Plaça del Rei, Plaça de Sant Jaume, Sagrada Familia, Park Guell

Day 15

Accommodations: Barcelona

Agenda: Picasso Museum, Plaça de Sant Josep Oriol, Plaça Reial

Day 16

Fly home

Complete map with all stops: 1,467 miles // http://bit.ly/d8yXce



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