One-Week Road Trip to Spain, France, and Switzerland

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8 days & 7 nights
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Pack your bags and hit the road for the ultimate 8-day Euro trip extravaganza! This multi-country adventure through the Spain, France, and Switzerland guarantees unforgettable experiences at every stop.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 3 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 3 nights in Spain, 3 nights in France, and 1 night in Switzerland.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Spain, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Barcelona and begin your adventure from there. Explore Barcelona, Girona, and Sabadell, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of France. Immerse yourself in the allure of Grenoble, Nimes, Aigues-Mortes, and Montpellier, where every street tells a story.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Switzerland. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Geneva.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Grenoble’s Téléphérique Grenoble - Bastille and Geneva's iconic The Geneva Water Fountain. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Throughout your tour, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, ranging from 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Spain, France, and Switzerland will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy! Embark on a quest for a rare souvenir in each destination. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 8-day self-drive adventure in Spain, France, and Switzerland. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail. This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries on one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in Spain, France, and Switzerland.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Hotel, 7 nights
Rental car, 8 days
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Destinations

Photo of Nimes Arena aerial panoramic view. Nimes is a city in the Occitanie region of southern France.Nîmes / 1 night
Geneva skyline cityscape, French-Swiss in Switzerland. Aerial view of Jet d'eau fountain, Lake Leman, bay and harbor from the bell tower of Saint-Pierre Cathedral. Sunny day blue sky.Geneva / 1 night
Scenic aerial view of the Agbar Tower in Barcelona in Spain.Barcelona / 3 nights
Photo of colorful yellow and orange houses and Eiffel Bridge, Old fish stalls, reflected in water river Onyar, in Girona, Catalonia, Spain.Girona
Sabadell - city in SpainSabadell
Photo of morning cityscape view with mountains, river and bridge in Grenoble city on the south-east of France.Grenoble / 1 night
Photo of aerial view of Triumphal Arch or Arc de Triomphe in Montpellier city in France.Montpellier / 1 night

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Photo of sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the most known building created by Antoni Gaudi.Sagrada Família
Photo of stairs and buildings in the Park Guell by architect Gaudi o in Barcelona, Spain.Park Güell
Photo of view of Square of Catalonia (Placa de Catalunya) in Barcelona, Spain.Plaça de Catalunya
Mercado de La Boqueria, el Raval, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Barcelonès, Catalonia, SpainMercado de La Boqueria
Photo of exterior View of Casa Batllo during Sunset in Barcelona.Casa Batlló
Photo of night view of Magic Fountain light show in Barcelona, Spain.Magic Fountain of Montjuïc
Photo of La Pedrera House facade in Barcelona, Spain.La Pedrera
Photo of Triumphal Arch (Arc de Triomf) in Barcelona, Spain.Arc de Triomf
Photo of Cascade Fountain in the Park Citadel in . Barcelona, Spain. The Park is also called Parc de la Ciutadella. Barcelona, Catalonia, SpainParc de la Ciutadella
Photo of Cathedral of Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia or Barcelona Cathedral in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. Architecture and landmark of Barcelona.Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia
Pont du GardPont du Gard
Photo of flower clock or L'horloge fleurie is a symbol of the city watchmakers, located in Jardin Anglais park in Geneva city in Switzerland.Jardin Anglais
Jardin de La Fontaine, Nimes, Nîmes, Gard, Occitania, Metropolitan France, FranceJardin de La Fontaine
The Geneva Water Fountain, Geneva, Grand Genève, SwitzerlandThe Geneva Water Fountain
photo of Parc de Catalunya in Sabadell urban cityscape in Barcelona, Spain.Parc de Catalunya
photo of the Comedy square with fountain of Three Graces during the morning light in Montpellier city in southern France.Comedy Square
Photo of flower clock or L'horloge fleurie is a symbol of the city watchmakers, located in Jardin Anglais park in Geneva city in Switzerland.L'horloge fleurie
Towers and Walls of Aigues-Mortes
Parc de la Devesa, Eixample, Girona, Gironès, Catalonia, SpainParc de la Devesa
Esplanade Charles-de-GaulleEsplanade Charles de Gaulle
Photo of Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the city of Geneva is a museum and an institution in Geneva city in Switzerland.Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the City of Geneva
St Pierre Cathedral, Cité, Geneva, Grand Genève, SwitzerlandSt Pierre Cathedral
Arc de Triomphe in Montpellier, France.Arc de Triomphe
musée de Grenoble (France)Museum of Grenoble
Jardin des Dauphins, Secteur 2, Grenoble, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Metropolitan France, FranceJardin des Dauphins
Téléphérique Grenoble - Bastille

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Day 1

Day 1 – Barcelona - arrival day

  • Barcelona - Arrival day
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  • Parc de la Ciutadella
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Spain, France, and Switzerland begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Barcelona in Spain. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Barcelona for 2 nights.

Catch an early flight to Spain to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Barcelona before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Barcelona today.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Barcelona. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Spain. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Barcelona boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of Spain.

Lasarte is the Bib Gourmand restaurant to visit if you’re craving culinary excellence. This 3-star Michelin restaurant has a diverse and enticing menu selection, which includes its delicious and signature creative meals.

Elevate your dining experience at a 3-star Michelin restaurant in Barcelona, ABaC. At this Bib Gourmand awardee, savor a combination of exceptional flavors with a memorable dining experience. This renowned restaurant’s meal selection includes its signature creative dishes, which are sure to tickle your taste buds.

Another culinary gem in Barcelona you shouldn’t miss is Cocina Hermanos Torres. Enjoy a menu that has earned it a prestigious 3-star Michelin rating. Delivering a food experience like no other, this Bib Gourmand restaurant’s creative menu and exceptional service make it a must-visit destination for those seeking exceptional dining in the area.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Hemingway Gin & Cocktail Bar, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Hemingway Gin & Cocktail Bar boasts an impressive 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 893 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at La Whiskeria - Whisky & Cocktail Bar, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. La Whiskeria - Whisky & Cocktail Bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 743 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Cerveseria Catalana. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.4 out of 5-star from 743 customers.

Your multi-country road trip in Spain, France, and Switzerland has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Barcelona

  • Barcelona
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Drive 20 km, 1 hour 33 min

  • Park Güell
  • Sagrada Família
  • Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia
  • Arc de Triomf
  • Magic Fountain of Montjuïc
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Wake up and see what day 2 of your great European road trip in Spain, France, and Switzerland has in store for you! You will be staying in Barcelona for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Barcelona. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Spain in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

Plan ahead and secure a table at El Nacional, an acclaimed dining establishment in Barcelona. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 23,496 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of El Bosc de Les Fades while experiencing the best of Barcelona. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 14,606 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Ciutat Comtal, an elegant culinary destination in Barcelona. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 12,951 previous guests.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Ocaña, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Ocaña has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 8,052 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Elsa y Fred, a crowd-favorite. Around 4,884 customers have rated their experience at Elsa y Fred an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

El Xampanyet belongs to the list of the best bars in Barcelona, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,394 bar-goers.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Barcelona, Girona, and Nimes

  • Girona
  • Barcelona
  • Nîmes
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Drive 400 km, 4 hours 55 min

  • Mercado de La Boqueria
  • Casa Batlló
  • La Pedrera
  • Parc de la Devesa
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 3 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 3 stops. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Barcelona in Spain and Nimes in France. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Nimes, your home for 1 night.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Barcelona is the fantastic Mercado de La Boqueria. As an appreciated point of interest and local gem in the area, Mercado de La Boqueria has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 160,835 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Casa Batlló. This attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 125,060 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of La Pedrera, a standout monument and attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 85,188 reviewers.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Barcelona, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Girona. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 14 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Girona today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Parc de la Devesa. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 9,109 visitors.

Set your GPS to Nimes, France and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 3 hours 5 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Nimes beckons with new experiences!

Take some time off from the road, it’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Nimes. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Spain, France, and Switzerland by rewarding yourself with a taste of Nimes’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Don't forget to book a table at The Bird, a well-known eatery in Nimes. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 659 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Restaurant Skab while exploring Nimes. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 591 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Le Dé-K-Lé Bistrot Gourmand, a popular restaurant in Nimes. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,576 discerning diners.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend O’Flaherty’s, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,377 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Restaurant Au Flan Coco Nimes. It is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 993 customers.

Le Questel is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 575 customers.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Nimes, Grenoble, and Geneva

  • Grenoble
  • Geneva
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Drive 386 km, 4 hours 30 min

  • Jardin des Dauphins
  • Téléphérique Grenoble - Bastille
  • Museum of Grenoble
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On day 4 of your multi-country road trip across Spain, France, and Switzerland, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Grenoble in France and Geneva in Switzerland. In the evening, you’ll end up in Geneva, where you will stay for 1 night.

After soaking in Nimes’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Grenoble. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 29 min. When you arrive in Grenoble, it's time to take a break from the road.

A tour of Grenoble is not complete without a visit to the famous Jardin des Dauphins. This incredible park and attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,062 travelers.

Make the most of your Grenoble travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Téléphérique Grenoble - Bastille. This sightseeing destination and unique destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 703 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Musée de Grenoble for an experience worth remembering. This local museum and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,100 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Grenoble, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Set course for Switzerland! Under favorable conditions, your drive to Geneva may take around 1 hour 40 min. Upon your arrival in Geneva, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Geneva’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Geneva’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Spain, France, and Switzerland.

Elevate your stay in Geneva by dining at this restaurant. Renowned for its prestigious 1 Michelin-star rating and a variety of mouthwatering dishes, Tosca consistently impresses foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional tuscan cuisine.

Another popular dining spot in Geneva is L'Atelier Robuchon, which holds a rating of 2 Michelin stars. This Bib Gourmand establishment’s inviting atmosphere and menu leave a lasting impression on everyone who dines here. Its french contemporary menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to L'Atelier Robuchon’s culinary excellence.

If you’re in the mood to try something different, consider reserving a table at Il Lago. This celebrated dining spot in Geneva is renowned for its creative meals and italian and mediterranean menu. Countless guests have praised this restaurant, adding to its 1 Michelin-star status.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Beau-Rivage Genève, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Beau-Rivage Genève has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,169 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Demi Lune Café, a crowd-favorite. Around 968 customers have rated their experience at Demi Lune Café an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Le Kraken belongs to the list of the best bars in Geneva, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 898 bar-goers.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Geneva and Grenoble

  • Geneva
  • Grenoble
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Drive 158 km, 2 hours 15 min

  • St Pierre Cathedral
  • L'horloge fleurie
  • Jardin Anglais
  • The Geneva Water Fountain
  • Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the City of Geneva
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Dive into day 5 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Spain, France, and Switzerland. Today's main destinations are Geneva in Switzerland and Grenoble in France, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Grenoble. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated church and attraction in Geneva — St Pierre Cathedral. About 7,386 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The popular L'horloge fleurie is another top sight in Geneva that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved floral clock in the area, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 11,614 visitors.

Jardin Anglais is a spectacular urban park and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Geneva, earning an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 18,129 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent The Geneva Water Fountain. Because of its allure and charm, around 16,281 visitors have rated this attraction and park an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Discover the allure of Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the City of Geneva. Echoing its popularity, 7,702 travelers have awarded this famous botanical garden and sightseeing spot an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Grenoble, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Geneva to Grenoble may take around 1 hour 40 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Grenoble.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Grenoble. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in France in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Restaurant La Petite Idée, a distinguished dining establishment in Grenoble. It has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 804 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Grenoble is Pizzeria Come Prima. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 2,055 happy diners.

La Ferme à Dédé stands out as a local favorite in Grenoble. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 2,169 customers.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned L'Ardoise, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Grenoble. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,127 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular le coq hardi, consistently rated 4.4 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to Pub Shakesbeer, one of the top-rated bars in Grenoble, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 850 satisfied customers.

Celebrate day 5 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Grenoble, Nimes, La Bégude de Vers-Pont-du-Gard, Aigues-Mortes, and Montpellier

  • Nîmes
  • Montpellier
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Drive 349 km, 4 hours 29 min

  • Pont du Gard
  • Jardin de La Fontaine
  • Towers and Walls of Aigues-Mortes
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 6 of your multi-country journey across Spain, France, and Switzerland. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 4 vibrant destinations - Nimes in France. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Montpellier where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

Set your GPS to Nimes and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 2 hours 26 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Nimes beckons with new experiences!

Jardin de La Fontaine is a travelers’ favorite in Nimes, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 15,878 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Nimes and set your GPS to Montpellier. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 40 min. Upon reaching Montpellier, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Nimes today.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Montpellier of your choice.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Montpellier. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Reserve a table at Coldrip food and coffee, a renowned restaurant in Montpellier. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 644 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Empanadas Club while in Montpellier. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 1,371 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Montpellier at Fitzpatrick's Irish Pub, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,623 customers.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Les Enfants Rouges. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,050 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at O'Carolans Irish Pub. This popular bar in Montpellier is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,118 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love The Shakespeare. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. The Shakespeare has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 903 reviews.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Montpellier, Sabadell, and Barcelona

  • Montpellier
  • Sabadell
  • Barcelona
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Drive 372 km, 4 hours 20 min

  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Esplanade Charles de Gaulle
  • Comedy Square
  • Parc de Catalunya
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On day 7 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Spain, France, and Switzerland, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Montpellier in France and Sabadell in Spain. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Barcelona, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Arc de Triomphe. This outstanding sightseeing destination and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 from 6,323 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Arc de Triomphe is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating esplanade Charles de Gaulle is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This square and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 8,915 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing square, Comedy Square. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 11,883 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Sabadell, Spain. This car ride takes around 3 hours 31 min.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Sabadell, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Barcelona. This drive usually takes around 31 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Barcelona. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in Spain, France, and Switzerland, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Barcelona. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Paradiso, an acclaimed dining establishment in Barcelona. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,403 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of CocoVail Beer Hall - Craft Beer Barcelona while experiencing the best of Barcelona. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 3,235 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Disfrutar, an elegant culinary destination in Barcelona. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 2,164 previous guests.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Bobby's Free, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Bobby's Free has charmed many with its 4.6 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 2,003 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Restaurant El Foro, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Restaurant El Foro captures hearts with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 2,552 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Dr Stravinsky, another local party gem in Barcelona. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,837 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

As the night falls in Barcelona, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Barcelona - departure day

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On day 8 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Barcelona before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across Spain, France, and Switzerland. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

Make the most of your final day in Spain by visiting Barcelona’s iconic markets and shopping establishments. Your stay’s proximity to the city’s retail haven invites an unhurried and unforgettable exploration of its variety of stores and establishments.

Secure the perfect souvenirs for your family and friends back home or buy yourself a remembrance of your amazing experience in Spain.

Get a last taste of Spain’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Barcelona and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across Spain, France, and Switzerland.

The time has come to say farewell to Barcelona for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 8-day European road trip in Spain, France, and Switzerland with fond memories. Safe travels!

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