12 days in Paris & London Itinerary

12 days in Paris & London Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 7 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France

— 7 nights

City of Light

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.
Appreciate the collections at Atelier des Lumieres and Memorial De La Shoah. Cathedrale Saint-Pierre and Chartres Historic Preservation Area are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis (in Saint-Denis), Musee de la Nacre et de la Tabletterie (in Meru) and Musee de l'Air et de l'Espace - National Air and Space Museum of France (in Dugny). There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, steep yourself in history at Chateau of Champs-sur-Marne, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Breteuil, and get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville.

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Calgary, Canada to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in October; daily highs in Paris reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the world behind art at Somerset House. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Southwark Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Ightham Mote, then examine the collection at Sherlock Holmes Museum, and finally have fun at Lord's Cricket Ground.

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Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in London are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

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