48 days in United Kingdom, Spain & Paris Itinerary

48 days in United Kingdom, Spain & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 7 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Newport, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Oxford, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Beaumaris, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 6 nights

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Montmartre and Musee Rodin. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, explore the world behind art at Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, and take a stroll through Latin Quarter.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris route maker website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Paris is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Paris, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 12 — 18:
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Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee de l'Orangerie ©
Musee de l'Orangerie

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Barcelona Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, stroll around Parc de Montjuic, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and admire the masterpieces at Casa Vicens.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel route builder tool.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 25°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 18 — 25:
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Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA ©
Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and Museo Cerralbo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, get engrossed in the history at Naval Museum, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and walk around Casa de Campo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Toledo
Find places to stay May 25 — 31:
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Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom

Glastonbury ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Weymouth Beach and Fleet Air Arm Museum. Popular historic sites such as Wells Cathedral and Chalice Well are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glastonbury: Sherborne Abbey (in Sherborne), Sculpture by the Lakes (in Dorchester) and Bath (The Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, &more).

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Glastonbury route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Madrid to Glastonbury. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, Glastonbury is slightly colder than Madrid - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Glastonbury

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Bath, Wells, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Sherborne Abbey, Haynes International Motor Museum
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 6:
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Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Fleet Air Arm Museum ©
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach

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Newport, United Kingdom

Newport ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the old-fashioned way with Isle of Wight Steam Railway and then steep yourself in history at Osborne House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, then admire the natural beauty at Godshill Model Village, and then explore the historical opulence of Carisbrooke Castle.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Glastonbury to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Newport are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Godshill Model Village, Osborne House, The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
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Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

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Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Let the collections at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Cotswold Motoring Museum capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Windsor Castle and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. Change things up with these side-trips from Oxford: Hampton Court Palace (in East Molesey), Upton House & Gardens (in Banbury) and St. George's Chapel (in Windsor). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, gain insight at University of Oxford, explore the world behind art at Christ Church Picture Gallery, and see the interesting displays at The Story Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oxford trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Newport to Oxford in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Oxford, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Windsor, Hampton Court Palace, Upton House & Gardens, Cotswold Motoring Museum
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 14:
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Oxford University Museum of Natural History ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Hampton Court Palace ©
Hampton Court Palace

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Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Blists Hill Victorian Town and Gloucester Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Birmingham Back to Backs and Tewkesbury Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Birmingham: Baddesley Clinton (in Lapworth), Kenilworth Castle (in Kenilworth) and Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hereford Cathedral, steep yourself in history at National Trust - Calke Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Baptist Chapel, and have some family-friendly fun at Whistle Punks Axe Throwing.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Oxford to Birmingham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Birmingham sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Tewkesbury, Baddesley Clinton, Blists Hill Victorian Town, Shrewsbury Prison
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 21:
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Blists Hill Victorian Town ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
National Trust - Calke Abbey ©
National Trust - Calke Abbey

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Beaumaris, United Kingdom

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, examine the collection at Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), and then get engrossed in the history at Menai Heritage - Canolfan Thomas Telford Centre.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Beaumaris trip planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Beaumaris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Slate Museum, Menai Heritage - Canolfan Thomas Telford Centre, Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 22:
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National Slate Museum ©
National Slate Museum
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) ©
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)

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Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Visit Liverpool Cathedral and Lyme Park for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fountains Abbey and Quarry Bank. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Conwy (Smallest House in Britain, Conwy Castle, &more), Liverpool (Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool & The Beatles Story) and National Trust - Chirk Castle (in Chirk). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Knaresborough Castle, have some family-friendly fun at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience, Manchester, see the interesting displays at The Manchester Museum, and ride a horse along Carrington Riding Centre.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Manchester trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Beaumaris to Manchester in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Manchester are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Conwy, Liverpool, Knaresborough Castle, Quarry Bank, Lyme Park
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 28:
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Lyme Park ©
Lyme Park
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

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