20 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

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

Athens of the North

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 9°C and lows about 2°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 · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
Edinburgh Castle ©
Must see
Edinburgh Castle
4.4
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Specialty Museum
Royal Yacht Britannia
4.7
National Museum of Scotland ©
Natural History Museum
National Museum of Scotland
4.7

2
nights
Durness, United Kingdom

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, then stop 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, then kick 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 do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In December in Durness, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Durness Beach ©
Must see
Durness Beach
5.0
Scourie Bay ©
Beach
Scourie Bay
4.7

2
nights
Glencoe Village, United Kingdom

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, then identify 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, then look 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 9°C and lows of 2°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 · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Glen Coe ©
Valley
Glen Coe
4.9
Glen Etive
Wildlife Area
Glen Etive
4.8

3
nights
Grasmere, United Kingdom

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 Silecroft Beach. When in Grasmere, make a side trip to see Holy Trinity Church in Grange-in-Borrowdale, approximately Grange-in-Borrowdale away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn, hike along Helm Crag, explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag, and admire the masterpieces at Merz Barn.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grasmere holiday planning site.

Getting from Glencoe Village to Grasmere by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your trip
Helvellyn
Must see
Helvellyn
4.9
Walla Crag ©
Lookout
Walla Crag
4.9

1
night
Bath, United Kingdom

Queen of English Cities

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, then view 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

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip
The Roman Baths ©
History Museum
The Roman Baths
4.6
Castle Combe Village ©
Historic Walking Area
Castle Combe Village
4.7
Bath Abbey ©
Religious Site
Bath Abbey
4.6

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

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.
Get some cultural insight at Natural History Museum and Buckingham Palace. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery and The British Museum. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, make a trip to Tower of London, 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 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
The British Museum ©
Art Museum
The British Museum
4.7
National Gallery ©
Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
4.5

4
nights
Paris, France

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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Le Marais. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and stop by Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

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 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Musee d'Orsay ©
Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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