11 days in France & United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in France & United Kingdom Itinerary

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11 days in France & United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Madrid, Spain
Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Champniers, France
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
2
Calais, France
— Few hours
ferry + taxi:  2​h 15​min
3
Canterbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Salisbury, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Newquay, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Swindon, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Houghton Conquest, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
shuttle:  30​min
8
Calais, France
— Few hours
car:  6​h
9
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
car:  14​h
End: Salamanca, Spain

1
night
Champniers, France

Champniers
To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Champniers itinerary planner.

Madrid, Spain to Champniers is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Madrid in August, with highs in Champniers at 28°C and lows at 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for Calais.

Things to do in Champniers

Fun & Games Tours Historic Sites

few
hours
Calais, France

Calais
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Calais trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Champniers to Calais takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Champniers in August: highs in Calais hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 20th (Tue), you're off toCanterbury.

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors Tours Parks

2
nights
Canterbury, United Kingdom

Canterbury
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Canterbury trip site .

Traveling by car from Calais to Canterbury takes 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Calais to Canterbury. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Thu) before leaving for Salisbury.

Things to do in Canterbury

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

1
night
Salisbury, United Kingdom

Salisbury
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salisbury trip planner .

Drive from Canterbury to Salisbury in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Salisbury are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Salisbury

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

2
nights
Newquay, United Kingdom

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Newquay trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Salisbury to Newquay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Swindon.
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Truro Cathedral ©
Truro Cathedral

1
night
Swindon, United Kingdom

Swindon
Swindon is a large town, in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, South West England, midway between Bristol, 35mi to the west and Reading, 35mi to the east. To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Swindon tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Newquay to Swindon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. August in Swindon sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for Houghton Conquest.

Things to do in Swindon

Nightlife Outdoors Parks

2
nights
Houghton Conquest, United Kingdom

Houghton Conquest
To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Houghton Conquest trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Swindon to Houghton Conquest takes 2 hours. On the 28th (Wed), you're off toCalais.

Things to do in Houghton Conquest

Nightlife Outdoors Parks

few
hours
Calais, France

Calais
To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Calais day trip site .

Traveling by car from Houghton Conquest to Calais takes 4 hours. Traveling from Houghton Conquest to Calais, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip planning website .

Take a train from Calais to Mont-Saint-Michel in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel