15 days in United Kingdom, Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom, Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Leidseplein and De 9 Straatjes. Change things up with a short trip to Alkmaar cheese market in Alkmaar (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: wander the streets of The Jordaan, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

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Vancouver, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.

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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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 some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Palace of Versailles and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rosslyn Chapel and Princes Street Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Georgian House, get great views at Calton Hill, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Edinburgh in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in August, expect Edinburgh to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Get a sense of the local culture at Stirling Castle and Buchanan Street. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Wallace Monument and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glasgow: Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk) and Doune Castle (in Doune). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at The Necropolis, take a stroll through Glasgow West End, get a taste of the local shopping with Merchant City, and stop by Merchant Square.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Glasgow trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

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The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
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Doune Castle
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

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