22 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Paris Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Paris Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Newry, United Kingdom
Drive
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
Drive
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Thornhill, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Darlington, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom — 6 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sherlock: The Official Live Game, Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, admire the landmark architecture of Tower of London, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the London vacation planner.

Boston, USA to London is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to London. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Paris.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
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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.
You've added Moulin Rouge, Sainte-Chapelle, Arc de Triomphe, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris journey planning app.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for Dublin.
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Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Parks
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Dublin, Ireland — 1 night

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Trinity College Dublin, Temple Bar, Jameson Distillery Bow St., and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and then take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Paris to Dublin in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Dublin. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for slightly colder days in Dublin, with highs around 57°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Galway.
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Galway, Ireland — 1 night

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
You've now added Quay Street to your itinerary. On the 1st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Quay Street.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Galway trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Bushmills.
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Bushmills, United Kingdom — 1 night

Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Dark Hedges as well as Dunluce Castle. On the 2nd (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Dunluce Castle, sample the fine beverages at Bushmills Distillery, take in the dramatic natural features at Giant's Causeway, cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, then snap pictures at Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The Dark Hedges.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bushmills trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Bushmills takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Bushmills sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 43°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Newry.
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Newry, United Kingdom

Newry is a city in Northern Ireland, from Belfast and from Dublin. Your day by day itinerary now includes Newry Cathedral. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Newry Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Newry trip site.

Traveling by car from Bushmills to Newry takes 2 hours. Traveling from Bushmills in November, expect little chillier with lows of 38°F in Newry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 1 night

Fair City

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin travel route planner.

Drive from Newry to Dublin in 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip site.

Getting from Dublin to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In November, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Inverness.
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Inverness, United Kingdom

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
River Ness has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness holiday app.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom — 1 night

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Isle of Skye online tour planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Inverness in November since evenings lows in Isle of Skye dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom — 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Drumlanrig Castle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Glasgow driving holiday planner.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Glasgow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Isle of Skye in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Glasgow, with lows around 36°F. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Thornhill.
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Thornhill, United Kingdom — 1 night

Thornhill is a town in the Mid Nithsdale area of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, south of Sanquhar and north of Dumfries on the main A76 road. On the 8th (Tue), look for gifts at The Moniaive Chocolatiers.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Thornhill tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Glasgow to Thornhill in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Thornhill can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Darlington.
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Shopping
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Darlington, United Kingdom — 1 night

Darlington is a large market town in County Durham, in North East England. To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Darlington online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Thornhill to Darlington takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Darlington are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

The Square Mile

Your day by day itinerary now includes Millennium Bridge as well as St. Paul's Cathedral. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral and then take in the views from Millennium Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip website.

Traveling by car from Darlington to London takes 5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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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.
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Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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