20 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

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

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia 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 learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

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:

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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

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:

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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:

3
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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:

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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

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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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 Coca-Cola London Eye, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

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

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:

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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 Île de la Cité for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Le Marais, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, 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

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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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.