21 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & France Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & France Itinerary

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1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
5
Bayeux, France
— 3 nights
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Visit Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Kilkenny Castle and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Rock of Cashel in Cashel (about 1h 45 min away). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, take a stroll through Temple Bar, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michan's Church, and see the interesting displays at Irish Whiskey Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dublin trip itinerary builder tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to Dublin. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Dublin: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny Castle, Rock of Cashel
Highlights from your plan
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel

2
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, thengo for a walk through St Ninians Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Glen Strathfarrar, identify plant and animal life at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, thenidentify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, and finally stroll the grounds of Wardlaw Mausoleum.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August in Inverness, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauly, Drumnadrochit, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Culloden Battlefield
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

4
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Longleat and Bath Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and Monkey World (in Wareham). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, steep yourself in history at Farleigh Hungerford Castle, and get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bath trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Bath takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bournemouth Beach, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Monkey World
Highlights from your plan
Longleat ©
Longleat
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Monkey World ©
Monkey World

3
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.
The British Museum and Buckingham Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the London online trip builder.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get a sense of the local culture at Normandy American Cemetery and Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pointe du Hoc and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen, and witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux travel route site.

Do a combination of car and train from London to Bayeux in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Bayeux is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Pegasus Memorial, Omaha Beach, Memorial de Caen
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arc de Triomphe and Île de la Cité. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims in Reims, approximately Reims away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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