36 days in France, United Kingdom & Milan Itinerary

36 days in France, United Kingdom & Milan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Lyon, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Dijon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Troyes, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 9 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia

5
nights
Milan, Italy

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Verona (Acqua del Garda, Casa di Giulietta, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

Plan my day in Milan using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Sydney, Australia to Milan is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Milan. In July, Milan is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lyon.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Verona
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Food Tours
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

3
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 9th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, thenget to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, thenstroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and then examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lyon tour builder app.

You can drive from Milan to Lyon in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lyon are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Dijon.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

2
nights
Dijon, France

Dijon ©
Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Rue Des Forges, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Elus, and then don't miss a visit to Place de la Liberation. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, don't miss a visit to Tour Philippe le Bon, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon, steep yourself in history at Maison Milliere, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Magnin, and finally examine the collection at Le Consortium.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dijon online holiday planner.

You can drive from Lyon to Dijon in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lyon in July: high temperatures in Dijon hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Troyes.

Things to do in Dijon

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon
Musee Magnin ©
Musee Magnin

2
nights
Troyes, France

Troyes ©
Many half-timbered houses from the 16th century remain in wonderful condition in the old town of Troyes.
Step out of Troyes with an excursion to Nigloland in Dolancourt--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ruelle des Chats, appreciate the history behind La Ribambelle Joyeuse, and admire the landmark architecture of Église Sainte-Madeleine.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Troyes trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Dijon to Troyes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Troyes, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Troyes

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nigloland
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Église Sainte-Madeleine ©
Église Sainte-Madeleine
Nigloland ©
Nigloland
La Ribambelle Joyeuse ©
La Ribambelle Joyeuse

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): wander the streets of Île de la Cité. On your second day here, make a trip to Place de la Concorde, thensteep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planning website.

You can drive from Troyes to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

8
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow Tigers Speedway, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to The Royal Mile, get great views at Calton Hill, explore the engaging exhibits at Dynamic Earth, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh road trip site.

Fly from Paris to Edinburgh in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get slightly colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Glasgow
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Glasgow Tigers Speedway ©
Glasgow Tigers Speedway
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

9
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water), Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Edinburgh in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

The Cotswold Brewing Company, Cotswold Archery, Cotswolds Distillery, Warwick Castle
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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