21 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Paris Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
3
Reading, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
5
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
6
Bristol, United Kingdom
— Few hours
7
Cork, Ireland
— 3 nights
8
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
9
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paris holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Attractions like Buckingham Palace and Tower of London make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and stroll around Hyde Park.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Reading.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

2
nights
Reading, United Kingdom

Reading ©
Reading is a large, historically important town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town. On the 20th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at The Lemongrove Gallery. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort and then get your game on at Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Reading trip builder app.

Getting from London to Reading by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Reading

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort
Highlights from your plan
LEGOLAND Windsor Resort ©
LEGOLAND Windsor Resort
Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range ©
Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range
Loddon Nature Reserve ©
Loddon Nature Reserve

1
night
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 22nd (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Carfax Tower and then admire the landmark architecture of Bodleian Library.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Oxford online route planner.

Drive from Reading to Oxford in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
Walking tours
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum

2
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, get your game on at VR-Here, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then stop by Jacks of Bath, and finally head outdoors with The Cotswold Range.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bath day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Oxford to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Bristol.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

The Cotswold Range
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

few
hours
Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
On the 25th (Fri), examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain and then take in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Bristol trip planner.

You can drive from Bath to Bristol in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cork.

Things to do in Bristol

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Clifton Suspension Bridge ©
Clifton Suspension Bridge

3
nights
Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Attractions like Blarney Castle & Gardens and University College Cork (UCC) make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Cork to go to Mallow and see The Donkey Sanctuary, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Blarney Stone, step off the mainland to explore Spike Island, take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, and look for gifts at Iago.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cork trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Bristol to Cork takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In September in Cork, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Cork

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Donkey Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Spike Island ©
Spike Island
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary

2
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Galway day trip planning app.

Getting from Cork to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September in Galway, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

McMahon/Clare Lake Park
Highlights from your plan
Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Galway City Karting ©
Galway City Karting

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Bring the kids along to Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, make a trip to The Spire, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dublin travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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