15 days in England, Ile-de-France & Laon Itinerary

15 days in England, Ile-de-France & Laon Itinerary

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Route & dates

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
2
York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
3
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
Alnwick, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
6
Laon, France
— 2 nights

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore The British Museum and National Gallery. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary website.

Brussels, Belgium to London is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in London, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

1
night
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
On the 22nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, thensee the interesting displays at The York Dungeon, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the York driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in York are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in York

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

York Bird of Prey Centre
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York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. On the 23rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aira Force Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, thenidentify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, and then explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cockermouth trip website.

Drive from York to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from York in July: highs in Cockermouth hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Helvellyn, Aira Force Waterfall, Alpacaly Ever After
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Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

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nights
Alnwick, United Kingdom

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Discover out-of-the-way places like Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Garden. Visit Bamburgh Castle and Cragside House and Gardens for their historical value. There's more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Alnwick journey builder.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Alnwick in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in July, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Alnwick. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Boat Tours & Water Sports, Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens
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Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse and Jardin des Tuileries. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and The Paris Catacombs. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, stop by Montmartre, and take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Alnwick to Paris in 7 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Alnwick to Paris is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Alnwick in July, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Laon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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Laon, France

Laon ©
Laon is the capital city of the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France, northern France. On the 31st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Porte de Soissons, pause for some serene contemplation at Ancienne Abbaye Saint-Vincent a Laon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ensemble abbatial Saint-Martin, thenlearn about all things military at Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation, and finally examine the collection at Village des Metiers D'antan & Musee Motobecane. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Porte d'Ardon, thenget engrossed in the history at Musee d'Art et d'Archeologie, thenadmire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Citadelle de Laon.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Laon road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Paris to Laon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Laon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Village des Metiers D'antan & Musee Motobecane, Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon
Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation ©
Ensemble abbatial Saint-Martin ©
Ensemble abbatial Saint-Martin

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