15 days in Paris, London & Edinburgh Itinerary

15 days in Paris, London & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 8 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Marne-la-Vallee to see Disneyland Paris about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris journey app.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Paris
2.8
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, then steep yourself in history at Clarence House, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the London journey website.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Buckingham Palace
4.3
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Observation Deck
Coca-Cola London Eye
3.9
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Observation Deck
Tower Bridge
4.7

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip planning tool.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Edinburgh Castle
4.4
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Geologic Formation
Arthur's Seat
4.8
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Lookout
Calton Hill
4.7

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