18 days in England & France Itinerary

18 days in England & France Itinerary

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18 days in England & France Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  10 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Cambridge, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Warwick, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Watford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Windsor, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
6
Oxford, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
7
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
9
Amesbury, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
10
Southampton, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Bodiam, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
12
Ashford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
13
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train + Bus:  5 h 15 min
14
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— Few hours
Train:  6 h
15
Versailles, France
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Doha, Qatar

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and Natural History Museum will thrill your kids. Step out of London with an excursion to Adventure Island in Southend-on-Sea--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, make a trip to Big Ben, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

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Doha, Qatar to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Doha to London. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Doha in July, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Adventure Island
Highlights from your plan
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Adventure Island ©
Adventure Island
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

1
night
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of King's College, University of Cambridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Backs, then steep yourself in history at St. John's College, and finally meet the residents at Shepreth Wildlife Park.

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You can take a train from London to Cambridge in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Warwick.

Things to do in Cambridge

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Shepreth Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Shepreth Wildlife Park ©
Shepreth Wildlife Park
The Backs ©
The Backs
King's College, University of Cambridge ©

2
nights
Warwick, United Kingdom

Warwick ©
Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England. On the 31st (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle and then wander the streets of Hatton Country World. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Ryton Pools Country Park, then steep yourself in history at Sulgrave Manor, and then steep yourself in history at Kenilworth Castle.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Warwick trip planner .

You can drive from Cambridge to Warwick in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Warwick are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Watford.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Ryton Pools Country Park, Sulgrave Manor, Kenilworth Castle
Highlights from your plan
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Ryton Pools Country Park ©
Ryton Pools Country Park
Kenilworth Castle ©
Kenilworth Castle

1
night
Watford, United Kingdom

Watford ©
Watford is a town and borough in Hertfordshire, England, situated 17mi northwest of central London and inside the circumference of the M25 motorway. On the 2nd (Fri), explore and take pictures at Wembley Stadium, examine the collection at de Havilland Aircraft Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Albans Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Parish of St Michael.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Watford road trip planning app .

Getting from Warwick to Watford by car takes about 2 hours. August in Watford sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Windsor.

Things to do in Watford

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Albans, Wembley Stadium
Highlights from your plan
De Havilland Aircraft Museum ©
De Havilland Aircraft Museum
St Albans Cathedral ©
St Albans Cathedral
Wembley Stadium ©
Wembley Stadium

few
hours
Windsor, United Kingdom

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Windsor online road trip planner .

Drive from Watford to Windsor in an hour. In August in Windsor, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Oxford.

Things to do in Windsor

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel

few
hours
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Oxford online attractions planner .

You can take a train from Windsor to Oxford in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Windsor in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Oxford, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Oxford

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Classes

Side Trip

Millets Farm Falconry Centre
Highlights from your plan
Millets Farm Falconry Centre ©
Millets Farm Falconry Centre

few
hours
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Cheltenham
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cheltenham vacation planning app .

Getting from Oxford to Cheltenham by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cheltenham when traveling from Oxford in August, with lows around 17°C. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll travel to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

1
night
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath visit planner .

Take a train from Cheltenham to Bath in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You will leave for Amesbury on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Bath

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

few
hours
Amesbury, United Kingdom

Amesbury ©
Amesbury is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Cholderton Charlie's Farm and then make a trip to Stonehenge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amesbury road trip tool .

Getting from Bath to Amesbury by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Southampton.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cholderton Charlie's Farm
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Cholderton Charlie's Farm ©
Cholderton Charlie's Farm

few
hours
Southampton, United Kingdom

Southampton ©
Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Southampton trip maker site .

Drive from Amesbury to Southampton in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Bodiam.

Things to do in Southampton

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hospital of St Cross
Highlights from your plan
Hospital of St Cross ©
Hospital of St Cross

few
hours
Bodiam, United Kingdom

Bodiam
For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bodiam planning website .

Traveling by car from Southampton to Bodiam takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Southampton in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bodiam, with lows of 17°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Ashford.

Things to do in Bodiam

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

1
night
Ashford, United Kingdom

Ashford ©
Ashford is a town in the county of Kent, England. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St Leonards Church, then steep yourself in history at Crypt of St. Leonard, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dymchurch Beach.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ashford trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Bodiam to Ashford in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Ashford are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Ashford

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hythe, Dymchurch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dymchurch Beach ©
Dymchurch Beach
St Leonards Church ©
St Leonards Church

3
nights
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.
On the 6th (Tue), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Paris. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

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You can take a train from Ashford to Paris in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Ashford in August, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

few
hours
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 8th (Thu), make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, don't miss a visit to Grand Degre, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip website .

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Mont-Saint-Michel, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Versailles.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel

3
nights
Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
On the 9th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Palace of Versailles and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Breteuil. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Le Vieux Moulin de Vernon, meet the residents at Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry, and then steep yourself in history at The Trianons & The Hamlet.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Versailles trip planner .

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Versailles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Versailles sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Le Vieux Moulin de Vernon, Chateau de Breteuil, Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry, France Miniature
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
France Miniature ©
France Miniature
Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry ©

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