60 days in England & France Itinerary

60 days in England & France Itinerary

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60 days in England & France Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
2
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Gloucester, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h 15 min
4
Chamonix, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Orcieres, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Vars, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Andon, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Hyeres, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 6 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
11
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
End: London, United Kingdom


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5
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.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, engage your brain at Science Museum, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London travel itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

6
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Bring the kids along to Silecroft Beach and Country Experiences. Change things up with these side-trips from Ambleside: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), St James’ Church (in Buttermere) and Michael Coates Clay Shooting (in Windermere). And it doesn't end there: explore the landscape on two wheels at Kentmere Horseshoe, trek along Angle Tarn, stroll through Little Langdale Valley, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ambleside trip planner .

Traveling by train from London to Ambleside takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Langdale, Seascale, Laser Wars UK, Hodge Close Trail, Little Langdale Valley
Highlights from your plan
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

5
nights
Gloucester, United Kingdom

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Family-friendly places like Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre and Prinknash Bird And Deer Park will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: St Saviour's Church (in Tetbury), Berkeley (Cattle Country Adventure Park & St. Mary's Church) and Lady’s Wood Shooting School (in Chipping Sodbury). There's much more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Rugrats and Half Pints Cirencester, experience rural life at St Augustines Farm, head outdoors with Minchinhampton Common, and take in the pleasant sights at Rodborough Common.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gloucester vacation app .

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Gloucester takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chamonix.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Stroud, Berkeley, Cirencester, St Saviour's Church, Lady’s Wood Shooting School
Highlights from your plan
Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre ©
Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre
Cattle Country Adventure Park ©
Cattle Country Adventure Park
Lady’s Wood Shooting School ©
Lady’s Wood Shooting School

5
nights
Chamonix, France

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Oxygene Ski School Val d'Isere and Snowdlight Ski School. Change things up with these side-trips from Chamonix: Mission Black Forest (in Meribel), Reflex Ski School (in Macot-la-Plagne) and Snowtubing Tignes (in Tignes). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, hit the slopes at Ecorider Ski School, trek along Refuge Albert 1er, and take some stellar pictures from Aiguille des Grands Montets.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Chamonix visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Gloucester to Chamonix in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gloucester to Chamonix due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Orcieres.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Meribel, Oxygene Ski School Val d'Isere, Snowtubing Tignes, Reflex Ski School
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Vallee Blanche ©
Vallee Blanche

3
nights
Orcieres, France

Orcieres ©
Orcières is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. Family-friendly places like Ski Orcieres Merlette and Orcieres Merlette Ski will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Orcieres side-trips: Lac de Saint-Apollinaire (in Saint Apollinaire), Pelvoux (Domaine skiable Pelvoux Vallouise, Le refuge Tuckett, & more) and ESI Les Orres (in Les Orres). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Winter Parc, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alpi Traineau, get your game on at Complexe de Loisirs Et de Detente de la Grande Ourse, and get outside with L’Accrobranche Serre-Poncon Aventure.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Orcieres tour planner .

Getting from Chamonix to Orcieres by car takes about 4.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Orcieres are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Vars.

Things to do in Orcieres

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pelvoux, Lac de Saint-Apollinaire, ESI Les Orres, L’Accrobranche Serre-Poncon Aventure
Highlights from your plan
Ski Orcieres Merlette ©
Ski Orcieres Merlette
Domaine skiable Pelvoux Vallouise ©
Domaine skiable Pelvoux Vallouise

6
nights
Vars, France

Vars ©
Bring the kids along to Vars la Foret Blanche and La Vallee Sauvage. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vars: The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier (in Reotier), Reallon (Station de Ski Reallon & Ruines du Fort de Reallon) and Selonnet (Esf Chabanon & Station de Chabanon-Selonnet). On the 8th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Station du Grand Puy Seyne les Alpes.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vars trip planner .

Getting from Orcieres to Vars by car takes about 2 hours. February in Vars sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Andon.

Things to do in Vars

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Reallon, Selonnet, La Vallee Sauvage, The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier, Station de St Jean Montclar
Highlights from your plan
Station de Ski Reallon ©
Station de Ski Reallon
La Vallee Sauvage ©
La Vallee Sauvage
Esf Chabanon ©
Esf Chabanon

3
nights
Andon, France

Andon ©
Explore Andon's surroundings by going to Canyon du Riolan (in Sigale), Entrevaux (Musee de la Moto d'Entrevaux, Porte Royale, & more) and Canyon Cote d'Azur (in Puy-Saint-Pierre).

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Andon route app .

Traveling by car from Vars to Andon takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vars in February, with highs in Andon at 15°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Andon

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Entrevaux, Canyon Cote d'Azur, Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur Calern, Canyon du Riolan, Les Gorges du Verdon
Highlights from your plan
Station de Ski L'Audibergue ©
Station de Ski L'Audibergue
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Canyon du Riolan ©
Canyon du Riolan

6
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Riviera Nature and Fun Kart. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Saint Dalmas Le Selvage (in Saint-Dalmas-le-Selvage), Galerie Lifetime Gallery (in Mougins) and Antibes (Gobabygym & La Ferme du Far West). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Fun City, cruise along La Pointe de Saint Hospice, fly down the slopes at Greolieres les Neiges, and partake in some friendly competition at Total Xscape.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Andon to Nice takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Frejus, Antibes, Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Pitchoun Forest, Saint Dalmas Le Selvage
Highlights from your plan
SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice
Pitchoun Forest ©
Pitchoun Forest
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade

6
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Attractions like Speedkart and Accro Aventures make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: Six-Fours-les-Plages (Laser Game Evolution Toulon, Karting Six-Fours, & more), Pointe de l'Oustau de Dieu (in Porquerolles Island) and Foret de Roustagnon (in Bandol). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room Toulon, hike along Sentier du Littoral de la Presqu'ile de Giens, and stroll through Sentier Littoral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hyeres trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Nice to Hyeres takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Hyeres sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Bandol, Six-Fours-les-Plages, Sainte-Maxime, La Valette-du-Var, Le Lavandou
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas ©
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas
Var Lamas ©
Var Lamas

6
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Mystery Games and Climb Up Aix-Bouc Bel Air. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aix-en-Provence: Les-Pennes-Mirabeau (Laser game Evolution & ATLANTIS, parc de loisirs enfants), RS ONE Simulations Salle de Jeux en Realite Virtuelle (in Le Pontet) and Palais des Papes (in Avignon). There's much more to do: get outside with Le Glof, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montagne Sainte Victoire, partake in some friendly competition at Adventure City, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Aix-en-Provence day trip planning app .

Drive from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Fun & Games Museums Parks

Side Trips

Avignon, Les-Pennes-Mirabeau, Bauduen, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, Le Glof
Highlights from your plan
Laser game Evolution ©
Laser game Evolution
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Montopoto ©
Montopoto

7
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.
Kids will enjoy Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and Disneyland Paris. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Montmartre, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip maker website .

Traveling by train from Aix-en-Provence to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in March, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

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