14 days in United Kingdom, Paris & Rome Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom, Paris & Rome Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, pause for some photo ops at Scott Monument, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Edinburgh is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Edinburgh, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in August, things will get a bit cooler in Edinburgh: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Cardiff.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

Cardiff, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
On the 27th (Thu), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hopewell Colliery, have some family-friendly fun at Bristol Activity Centre, and then partake in some friendly competition at Locked In A Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, appreciate the history behind Statue of John Batchelor, then steep yourself in history at Big Pit National Coal Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Arrow Tag Wales.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cardiff day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Cardiff takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, Cardiff is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Cardiff

Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, then steep yourself in history at Clarence House, then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read London itinerary planner.

Take a train from Cardiff to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Paris, France

— 3 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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, wander the streets of Montmartre, and make a trip to Place de la Concorde.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris vacation builder.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in September; daily highs in Rome reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.