48 days in United Kingdom, Spain & Paris Itinerary

48 days in United Kingdom, Spain & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Stockholm, Sweden
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3 h
5
Newport, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
7
Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Beaumaris, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
9
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Stockholm, Sweden

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Montmartre and Musee de l'Orangerie. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee Marmottan Monet, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stop by Ile Saint-Louis, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Paris is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Paris, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee de l'Orangerie ©
Musee de l'Orangerie

7
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parc de Montjuic and Ciutat Vella. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, stop by El Born, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in May; daily highs in Barcelona reach 25°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA ©
Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

6
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and National Archaeological Museum of Spain. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prado National Museum and Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, contemplate the long history of Museo Cerralbo, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, and examine the collection at Naval Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Madrid online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in May since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Toledo
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

6
nights
Glastonbury, United Kingdom

Glastonbury ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bath Abbey and Weymouth Beach. Popular historic sites such as Wells Cathedral and The Bishop's Palace and Gardens are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glastonbury: Bath (The Roman Baths, No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, &more), Sherborne Abbey (in Sherborne) and Sculpture by the Lakes (in Dorchester).

Discover how to plan a Glastonbury trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Madrid to Glastonbury with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Glastonbury is minus 1 hour. In May, Glastonbury is a bit cooler than Madrid - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Glastonbury

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bath, Wells, Weymouth Beach, Haynes International Motor Museum, Sherborne Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Fleet Air Arm Museum ©
Fleet Air Arm Museum

2
nights
Newport, United Kingdom

Newport ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Isle of Wight Steam Railway and then steep yourself in history at Osborne House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, then admire the natural beauty at Godshill Model Village, and then explore the historical opulence of Carisbrooke Castle.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Glastonbury to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Newport are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Godshill Model Village, Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Osborne House, The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

6
nights
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Let the collections at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Pitt Rivers Museum capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Windsor Castle and HMS Victory. Change things up with these side-trips from Oxford: Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water), Upton House and Gardens (in Banbury) and St. George's Chapel (in Windsor). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, gain insight at University of Oxford, examine the collection at The Story Museum, and admire the striking features of Bodleian Library.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Oxford trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Newport to Oxford in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or take a bus. In June in Oxford, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Windsor, Portsmouth, Cotswold Motoring Museum, Upton House and Gardens, Hampton Court Palace
Highlights from your plan
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Hampton Court Palace ©
Hampton Court Palace

7
nights
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Blists Hill Victorian Town and National Trust - Calke Abbey. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gloucester Cathedral and Tewkesbury Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Birmingham: Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, &more), Kenilworth Castle (in Kenilworth) and Baddesley Clinton (in Lapworth). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hereford Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Baptist Chapel, and have some family-friendly fun at Whistle Punks Axe Throwing.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham tour itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Oxford to Birmingham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Birmingham sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Tewkesbury, Kenilworth Castle, Hereford Cathedral, Baddesley Clinton
Highlights from your plan
Blists Hill Victorian Town ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town
National Trust - Calke Abbey ©
National Trust - Calke Abbey
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

1
night
Beaumaris, United Kingdom

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, examine the collection at Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), and then get engrossed in the history at Menai Heritage - Canolfan Thomas Telford Centre.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Beaumaris trip planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Beaumaris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Slate Museum, Menai Heritage - Canolfan Thomas Telford Centre, Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)
Highlights from your plan
National Slate Museum ©
National Slate Museum
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) ©
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)
Menai Heritage - Canolfan Thomas Telford Centre ©

6
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.
Visit Liverpool Cathedral and Lyme Park for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Walls of Chester and National Trust - Chirk Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Liverpool (Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool & The Beatles Story), Quarry Bank (in Styal) and Conwy (Smallest House in Britain, Conwy Castle, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fountains Abbey, ride a horse along Carrington Riding Centre, examine the collection at The Manchester Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Knaresborough Castle.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Manchester trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Beaumaris to Manchester by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Liverpool, Conwy, Lyme Park, Fountains Abbey, Quarry Bank
Highlights from your plan
Lyme Park ©
Lyme Park
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

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