22 days in United Kingdom, Paris & Versailles Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom, Paris & Versailles Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Oxford, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Versailles, France
— 3 nights

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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.
You've added LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, Kyoto Garden, Trafalgar Square, and other attractions to your itinerary. Let the collections at National Gallery and The British Museum capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London travel route planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in London. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Dover, Beachy Head, Royal Pavilion, LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, Blenheim Palace
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. On the 22nd (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, and finally contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and then step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour site.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in August, expect Edinburgh to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk

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Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lulworth Cove as well as Corfe Castle. On the 24th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then pause for some serene contemplation at Manvers Street Baptist Church, and finally delve into the distant past at Stonehenge. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Longleat, then contemplate the long history of Lytes Cary Manor (National Trust), then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, and finally contemplate the long history of Bath Street.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath trip builder site.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Bath in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Lytes Cary Manor (National Trust), Corfe Castle, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Stonehenge, Lulworth Cove
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Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Longleat ©
Longleat
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove

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Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Bring the kids along to Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology and Winchester City Mill. Get some cultural insight at Pitt Rivers Museum and St. Martin's Church. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Dorchester Abbey, admire the landmark architecture of Weston Library, take in nature's colorful creations at University of Oxford Botanic Garden, and steep yourself in history at Sheldonian Theatre.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Oxford travel route planner.

Getting from Bath to Oxford by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Oxford are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bushmills.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Winchester City Mill, Dorchester Abbey, St. Martin's Church
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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum
Dorchester Abbey ©
Dorchester Abbey

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Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Giant's Causeway. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Bushmills Distillery, delve into the distant past at Dunseverick Castle, take a memorable drive along Causeway Coastal Route, then take in the dramatic natural features at Giant's Causeway, and finally look for gifts at McConaghy's Souvenir Shop. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Portrush East Strand.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bushmills driving holiday planner.

Fly from Oxford to Bushmills in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Oxford in August, you will find days in Bushmills are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Portrush East Strand, Causeway Coastal Route
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Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Portrush East Strand ©
Portrush East Strand

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Petit Palais and Atelier des Lumieres. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse and Île de la Cité. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Beauvais to see Cathedrale Saint-Pierre about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Getting from Bushmills to Paris by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bushmills to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bushmills in August, you will find days in Paris are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can take a train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Cathedrale Saint-Pierre
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Petit Palais
Petit Palais

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Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Get some cultural insight at Le Petit Trianon and The Trianons & The Hamlet. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedrale Saint Louis and The Royal Chapel. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Hall of Mirrors, steep yourself in history at Académie Équestre de Versailles, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, and explore the striking landscape of L'Orangerie.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Versailles route planner.

Take a train from Paris to Versailles in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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The Royal Chapel ©
The Royal Chapel
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles ©
Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles

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