9 days in Edinburgh, London & Paris Itinerary

9 days in Edinburgh, London & Paris Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): make a trip to The Royal Mile, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close. On your second day here, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh attractions tool.

Charlotte, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Charlotte in April, expect nights in Edinburgh to be slightly colder, around 37°F, while days are colder, around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
Edinburgh Castle ©
Must see
Edinburgh Castle
4.4
Arthur's Seat ©
Geologic Formation
Arthur's Seat
4.8
The Royal Mile ©
Landmark
The Royal Mile
4.5

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our London online trip maker.

Fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Observation Deck
Coca-Cola London Eye
3.9
Tower Bridge ©
Observation Deck
Tower Bridge
4.7

3
nights
Paris, France

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (L'Orangerie, Palace of Versailles, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 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. April in Paris sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Musee d'Orsay ©
Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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