12 days in London & Paris Itinerary

12 days in London & Paris Itinerary

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12 days in London & Paris Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

6
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 in touch with nature at East Sussex Falconry and Soho Square. Hever Castle & Gardens and Ightham Mote are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from London: St. Mary's Church (in Banbury), Bodleian Library (in Oxford) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle, get in on the excitement at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and visit a coastal fixture at Folkestone Harbour Arm.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London journey builder site .

Istanbul, Turkey to London is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in June, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Banbury, Sackville College Almshouse, Towner Art Gallery, Bodleian Library, St Michael’s Church
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Hever Castle & Gardens ©
Hever Castle & Gardens
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
Ightham Mote ©
Ightham Mote

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Army Museum and Île de la Cité. Latin Quarter and The Trianons & The Hamlet are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Chateau de Martainville (in Martainville-Epreville), Chateau de Bizy (in Vernon) and Musee d'Art et d'Histoire Louis Senlecq (in L'Isle-Adam). The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rue Norvins, make a trip to Cour Damoye, and do a tasting at Champagne Alain Mercier et Fils.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris visit planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Traveling from London in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fere-en-Tardenois, Chateau de Martainville, Champagne Roger-Constant Lemaire, Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois, Chateau de Bizy
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 13:
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The Army Museum ©
The Army Museum
Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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