19 days in United Kingdom, Paris & Brussels Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom, Paris & Brussels Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Dochgarroch, United Kingdom
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York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Chester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Anstruther to see Isle of May National Nature Reserve about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, stroll through Calton Hill, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh attractions planning site.

Miami, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Miami in July: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 66°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dochgarroch.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:

Dochgarroch, United Kingdom

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dochgarroch holiday maker website.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Dochgarroch in 3.5 hours. July in Dochgarroch sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. You'll set off for York on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Dochgarroch

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

York, United Kingdom

— 1 night

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster, go for a walk through York City Walls, and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our York online visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Dochgarroch to York with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in York can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Chester.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

Chester, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. On the 16th (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk around Grosvenor Museum, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Chester Zoo. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chester Cathedral, and then make a trip to Eastgate & Eastgate Clock.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Chester tour planner.

Getting from York to Chester by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. July in Chester sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Chester

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon trip website.

You can drive from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 58°F. You'll set off for London on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Nightlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19:

London, United Kingdom

— 4 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, stroll around Hyde Park, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, then walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and finally wander the streets of Île de la Cité. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and then get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Paris tour itinerary site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Paris are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Church of Our Lady Bruges, The Markt, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and don't miss a visit to Atomium.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.