37 days in Dover, Calais & Paris Itinerary

37 days in Dover, Calais & Paris Itinerary

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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Dover
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Dover, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais
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Calais, France
— 7 nights
Drive
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Paris, France
— 23 nights
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Dover, United Kingdom

— 6 nights
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Get out of town with these interesting Dover side-trips: Hole Park Gardens (in Rolvenden), Stelling Minnis Windmill and Museum (in Stelling Minnis) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Dover Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St Leonards Church, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rye Waterworks MIcropub, and stroll through Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dover trip itinerary planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Dover is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Dover due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Calais.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Calais, France

— 7 nights

Gate to the North

Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
Get out of town with these interesting Calais side-trips: Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy (in Givenchy-en-Gohelle), Le Touquet – Paris-Plage (Le Touquet Beach & Parc nature Baie de Canche) and Eglise Saint-Vaast (in Bethune). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Samaris, examine the collection at La Cite De La Dentelle Et De La Mode De Calais, look for gifts at Calais Wine Superstore, and don't miss a visit to l'Hotel de Ville de Calais.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Calais trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of car and train from Dover to Calais in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dover to Calais due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Calais

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 23 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more), Versailles (L'Orangerie, Palace of Versailles, &more) and Parc des Ibis (in Le Vesinet). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary planner.

Getting from Calais to Paris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Calais in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips