12 days in London, Cotswolds & Paris Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Paris, France
— 4 nights


London, United Kingdom — 3 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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the landmark architecture of Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London tour planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to London is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to London due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in May; daily highs in London reach 62°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cheltenham.
Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in South Cerney), Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Birdland, experience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park, trek along Cotswold Way, and stroll the grounds of Bourton On The Water Cemetery.

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Drive from London to Cheltenham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Paris.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
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Paris, France — 4 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

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Getting from Cheltenham to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cheltenham to Paris is 1 hour. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
Side Trip
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Cotswolds travel guide

Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Zoos
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.