12 days in London & Paris Itinerary

12 days in London & Paris Itinerary

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

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rye Harbour Nature Reserve and Camber Sands. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and The British Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), Pett Level Beach (in Pett Level) and Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the London road trip site.

Austin, USA to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Austin to London. In December, London is a bit cooler than Austin - with highs of 50°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Paris, France

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.
Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris tour itinerary maker.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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