29 days in Spain, France & United Kingdom Itinerary

29 days in Spain, France & United Kingdom Itinerary

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29 days in Spain, France & United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Bilbao, Spain
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
San Sebastian de los Reyes, Spain
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Saint-Raphael, France
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Nice, France
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 15​min
5
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Ely, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
End: London, United Kingdom

6
nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Explore Bilbao's surroundings by going to San Sebastian - Donostia (Plaza de la Constitucion, Wine Tours & Tastings, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, wander the streets of Casco Viejo, make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, and head outdoors with San Mames Stadium.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bilbao sightseeing website .

London, UK to Bilbao is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in May, expect Bilbao to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Sebastian de los Reyes.

Things to do in Bilbao

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

San Sebastian - Donostia
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Wine Tours & Tastings
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

1
night
San Sebastian de los Reyes, Spain

San Sebastian de los Reyes ©
San Sebastián de los Reyes is a municipality in the Community of Madrid in Spain. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): join the crowd at Circuito del Jarama - RACE, let the kids burn off some steam at Complejo Deportivo Municipal Dehesa Boyal, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Plaza Norte 2 Shopping Mall.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Sebastian de los Reyes tour planning website .

Explore your travel options from Bilbao to San Sebastian de los Reyes with the Route module. May in San Sebastian de los Reyes sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in San Sebastian de los Reyes

Shopping Parks Fun & Games
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7
nights
Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Raphael: Paroisse de Ramatuelle (in Ramatuelle), Cogolin (Chateau Des Garcinieres & Chateau Saint-Maur Cru Classe) and Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas, Eglise Saint-Trophyme., & more).

Plan a trip to Saint-Raphael easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Sebastian de los Reyes to Saint-Raphael. In May, daily temperatures in Saint-Raphael can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Frejus, Le Lavandou, Saint-Tropez, Cogolin
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Notre Dame De Constance ©
Notre Dame De Constance
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas ©
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas

7
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: La Croisette (in Cannes), Antibes (Galerie du Faune, Villa Eilenroc, & more) and La Verrerie de Biot (in Biot). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, make a trip to Place Massena, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nice day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Nice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Antibes, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, La Croisette, La Verrerie de Biot
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

6
nights
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Get out of town with these interesting Portsmouth side-trips: Bath (The Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, & more), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, and explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Nice to Portsmouth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nice in May, with highs in Portsmouth at 18°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ely.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Bath, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Stonehenge, The Cotswold Range, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

1
night
Ely, United Kingdom

Ely ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Netherhall Manor, identify plant and animal life at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, then get to know the resident critters at The Animal Experience, then contemplate the long history of Stretham Old Engine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ely Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ely journey planner .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Ely takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Ely are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Ely

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Animal Experience
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The Animal Experience ©
The Animal Experience
Ely Cathedral ©
Ely Cathedral
Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve ©
Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve

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