25 days in Edinburgh, England & Paris Itinerary

25 days in Edinburgh, England & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Carlisle, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Lincoln, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Adelaide, Australia

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Mercat Cross, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, thenexplore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Royal Mile and then enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh journey builder website.

Adelaide, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -9.5 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Adelaide in April: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Carlisle.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Walking tours

5
nights
Carlisle, United Kingdom

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Carlisle is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Carlisle Castle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Carlisle driving holiday planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Carlisle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Edinburgh in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 7°C in Carlisle. You will leave for York on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Carlisle

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Carlisle Castle ©
Carlisle Castle

2
nights
York, United Kingdom

York
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The York Dungeon as well as York Minster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, browse the exhibits of The York Dungeon, and then examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our York road trip planner.

You can drive from Carlisle to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Carlisle in April since evenings lows in York dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Jorvik Viking Centre
Jorvik Viking Centre
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

2
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Escape Hunt Manchester as well as Alton Towers Theme Park. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt Manchester. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Alton Towers Theme Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester day trip planning site.

You can drive from York to Manchester in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Manchester

Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Alton Towers Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Alton Towers Theme Park
Alton Towers Theme Park
Escape Hunt Manchester ©
Escape Hunt Manchester

6
nights
Lincoln, United Kingdom

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Stonehenge has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from Lincoln with a short trip to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter in Leavesden, about 2h 30 min away.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lincoln travel route site.

Drive from Manchester to Lincoln in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to London.

Things to do in Lincoln

Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Thorpe Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, make a trip to Trafalgar Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum.

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You can take a train from Lincoln to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Thorpe Park
Highlights from your plan
Thorpe Park ©
Thorpe Park
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Paris as well as Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

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Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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