56 days in Paris & United Kingdom Itinerary

56 days in Paris & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 7 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Grasmere, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Fort William, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Ullapool, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Durness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Paris, France

— 7 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Champs-Elysees or Le Marais. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Rouen (Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris trip maker app.

Chennai, India to Paris is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai to Paris, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Paris is much colder than Chennai - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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London, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Camden Market and Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art. Westminster Abbey and Tower of London will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read London day trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Bath, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
For shopping fun, head to Somerset Crafts or 44AD artspace. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Roman Baths and Tewkesbury Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, steep yourself in history at Tewkesbury Abbey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old Baptist Chapel.

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You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Visit St. Mary's Church and Hailes Church for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at The Gallery at The Guild and Peter Martin Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Moreton-in-Marsh: St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook), Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate (in Aldsworth) and Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, tee off at Feldon Valley, stop by Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Church.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Moreton-in-Marsh trip planner.

Drive from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh in 2 hours. In January in Moreton-in-Marsh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:

Grasmere, United Kingdom

— 6 nights
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. For shopping fun, head to Heaton Cooper Studio or Grasmere Chocolate Cottage. Get in touch with nature at Alpacaly Ever After and Derwentwater. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grasmere: Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale) and Silecroft Beach (in Silecroft). There's much more to do: stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag, take in the awesome beauty at Old Man of Coniston, and explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag.

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Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Grasmere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 18:

Fort William, United Kingdom

— 5 nights
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. You'll get in some beach time at Camusdarach Beach and Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands). Get some historical perspective at General Wade’s Military Roads and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn), Glenfinnan Church (in Glenfinnan) and Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Morar Beach, hike along Glencoe Lochan, and admire the sheer force of Inchree Waterfalls.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Fort William takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 23:

Inverness, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
For shopping fun, head to Picaresque Books or Inchmore Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Culloden Battlefield and The Old Packhorse Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Nairn Beach (in Nairn), Rogie Falls (in Contin) and Red Point Beach (in South Erradale). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Brora Beach, examine the collection at Nairn Museum, explore the galleries of Carrbridge Artists Studio, and look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Affric National Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Inverness trip maker site.

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 23 — 29:

Ullapool, United Kingdom

— 6 nights
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. We've included these beaches for you: Achmelvich Beach and Mellon Udrigle Beach. Ardvreck Castle and Stoer Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Explore Ullapool's surroundings by going to Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Mausoleum (in Assynt), The Jammery Culkein (in Stoer) and Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, take in breathtaking views at Corrieshalloch Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Beinn Liath Mhor, and brush up on your military savvy at Russian Arctic Convoy Project.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ullapool tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Ullapool takes 1.5 hours. In January in Ullapool, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 4:

Durness, United Kingdom

— 5 nights
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Do your shopping at Mudness Ceramics and Lotte Glob. Relax by the water at Durness Beach and Balnakeil Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durness: Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach, Polin Beach, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Sango Bay, tee off at Durness Golf Club, tour the pleasant surroundings at Farr Beach, and explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Durness trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Durness takes 2 hours. In February in Durness, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 4 — 9:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Shop till you drop at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Urbane Art Gallery. Get outdoors at Arthur's Seat and BobCat Alpacas. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, sample the tasty concoctions at Stewart Brewing, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

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Drive from Durness to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:

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.