15 days in United Kingdom, Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom, Amsterdam & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
4
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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 Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt 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). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour planning site.

Vancouver, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Alkmaar cheese market
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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.
Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles. Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Champs-Elysees 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 admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

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 °C and lows of °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

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Georgian House. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St Giles' Cathedral and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Roslin to see Rosslyn Chapel about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Princes Street Gardens, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip tool.

You can fly from Paris to Edinburgh in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to Edinburgh, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get a bit cooler in Edinburgh: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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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 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 National Wallace Monument. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Buchanan Street and Falkirk Wheel. Take a break from Glasgow with a short trip to Doune Castle in Doune, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of The Necropolis, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Jeremy Sniders Antiques, take a stroll through Merchant City, and stop by Merchant Square.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Glasgow vacation planning tool.

Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stirling, Falkirk Wheel
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The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

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