15 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel planner

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Drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Paris, France
— 5 nights


London, United Kingdom

— 4 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Selfridges, The Harry Potter London Tour by Discovery Tours, St. James's Park, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our London road trip app.

Dulles, USA to London is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dulles in May: high temperatures in London hover around 62°F and lows are around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Shopping · Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Seacliff Stables has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Calton Hill and Room Escape Games. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Classes

Side Trip

Paris, France

— 5 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pont Alexandre III and Ile Saint-Louis. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris road trip planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Paris. Traveling from Edinburgh in May, expect Paris to be a bit warmer, temps between 64°F and 49°F. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

United Kingdom travel guide

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.