20 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
2
Durness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Glencoe Village, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
Grasmere, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
5
Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Scotland and The Red Door Gallery. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip maker website.

Chennai, India to Edinburgh is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Edinburgh. Traveling from Chennai in December, things will get cooler in Edinburgh: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
Durness, United Kingdom

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Scourie Bay, kick back and relax at Polin Beach, thenstop by Mudness Ceramics, and finally browse the exhibits of Lotte Glob. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, thenkick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Dun Dornaigil Broch.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Durness trip builder.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Durness takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December in Durness, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Dun Dornaigil Broch, Scourie Bay
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

2
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Glencoe Village, United Kingdom

Glencoe Village ©
Nestled in a deep valley at the foot of the Glencoe Mountains where the River Coe meets Loch Leven, Glencoe Village reveals a landscape of green hills and rugged mountain peaks.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters, identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive, thenidentify plant and animal life at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and finally identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Inchree Waterfalls, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Glencoe Lochan, and then appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glencoe Village trip planner.

Drive from Durness to Glencoe Village in 4.5 hours. December in Glencoe Village sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe, Inchree Waterfalls, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive

3
nights
Grasmere, United Kingdom

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Do your shopping at Herdy and Heaton Cooper Studio. Get outdoors at Alpacaly Ever After and Helm Crag. When in Grasmere, make a side trip to see Silecroft Beach in Silecroft, approximately Silecroft away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn, step into the grandiose world of Castle Crag, get great views at Walla Crag, and admire the masterpieces at Merz Barn.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grasmere planning app.

You can drive from Glencoe Village to Grasmere in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Grasmere

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Borrowdale, Silecroft Beach, Helvellyn, Walla Crag, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Walla Crag ©
Walla Crag

1
night
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, thenview the masterpieces at Emma Rose Art Works, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bath day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Bath takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Castle Combe Village
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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.
Get some cultural insight at Natural History Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery and The British Museum. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the London travel route planner.

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Le Marais. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online vacation builder.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 9:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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