17 days in United Kingdom, Paris & South of France Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom, Paris & South of France Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train
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Marseille, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Carcassonne Center, France
— 7 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Royal Mile as well as National Museum of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland and then kick back and relax at Gullane Beach. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Royal Mile, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip tool.

Salt Lake City, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Edinburgh. Traveling from Salt Lake City in March, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 34°F, while days are slightly colder, around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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London, United Kingdom

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Insider London - Day Tours, Sherlock Holmes Museum and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): enjoy some music at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, examine the collection at Sherlock Holmes Museum, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Insider London - Day Tours. Keep things going the next day: visit Westminster and then take a stroll through Greenwich.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in London can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods · Nightlife · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:

Paris, France

— 2 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Moulin Rouge, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Montmartre, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then take in a show at Moulin Rouge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower and then wander the streets of Montmartre.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris trip builder website.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the train to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:

Marseille, France

— 2 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your day by day itinerary now includes L'Estaque, Chateau d'If and Provence Wine Tours. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Chateau d'If and then indulge your senses at Provence Wine Tours. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations and then stop by L'Estaque.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Marseille online trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in April: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 67°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

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Carcassonne Center, France

— 7 nights
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee des Dinosaures 'Dinosauria' and Musee des Automates. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne and Chateau Comtal. Explore Carcassonne Center's surroundings by going to Plage de VALRAS (in Valras-Plage), Vinaigrerie Cyril Codina (in Lagrasse) and Lac de la Raho (in Villeneuve-de-la-Raho).

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne Center road trip planning app.

Getting from Marseille to Carcassonne Center by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 10:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.