48 days in United Kingdom, Spain & Paris Itinerary

48 days in United Kingdom, Spain & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 6 nights
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 7 nights
3
Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
4
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
5
Newport, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
6
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
7
Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
8
Beaumaris, United Kingdom
— 1 night
9
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 6 nights

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Montmartre and Île de la Cité. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee Marmottan Monet, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, take a stroll through Latin Quarter, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Paris is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Paris, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee de l'Orangerie ©
Musee de l'Orangerie

7
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Barcelona Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, wander the streets of El Born, take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, and walk around Parc de Montjuic.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel route builder tool.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA ©
Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

6
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prado National Museum and National Archaeological Museum of Spain. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, see the interesting displays at Naval Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Madrid, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Toledo
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Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

6
nights
Glastonbury, United Kingdom

Glastonbury ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Weymouth Beach and Glastonbury Abbey. Popular historic sites such as Wells Cathedral and The Roman Baths are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glastonbury: Sculpture by the Lakes (in Dorchester), Bath (Bath Abbey, No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, &more) and Sherborne Abbey (in Sherborne).

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Explore your travel options from Madrid to Glastonbury with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Glastonbury is minus 1 hour. In May, Glastonbury is a bit cooler than Madrid - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Glastonbury

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bath, Wells, Weymouth Beach, Haynes International Motor Museum, Sculpture by the Lakes
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Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Fleet Air Arm Museum ©
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach

2
nights
Newport, United Kingdom

Newport ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Isle of Wight Steam Railway and then steep yourself in history at Osborne House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, thenadmire the natural beauty at Godshill Model Village, and then explore the historical opulence of Carisbrooke Castle.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Glastonbury to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Newport are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Osborne House, Isle of Wight Steam Railway, The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, Godshill Model Village
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Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

6
nights
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Let the collections at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Oxford University Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from Oxford: St. George's Chapel (in Windsor), Upton House & Gardens (in Banbury) and Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Oxford Castle & Prison, gain insight at University of Oxford, admire the landmark architecture of Bodleian Library, and see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.

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Getting from Newport to Oxford by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Oxford are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Windsor, Portsmouth, Hampton Court Palace, Upton House & Gardens, Cotswold Motoring Museum
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Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Hampton Court Palace ©
Hampton Court Palace

7
nights
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Blists Hill Victorian Town and National Trust - Calke Abbey. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gloucester Cathedral and Hereford Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Birmingham: Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, &more), Baddesley Clinton (in Lapworth) and Kenilworth Castle (in Kenilworth). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey, take in the spiritual surroundings of Worcester Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Baptist Chapel.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Birmingham driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Oxford to Birmingham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Tewkesbury, Hereford Cathedral, Gloucester Cathedral, National Trust - Calke Abbey
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 21:
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Blists Hill Victorian Town ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town
National Trust - Calke Abbey ©
National Trust - Calke Abbey
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

1
night
Beaumaris, United Kingdom

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, examine the collection at Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), and then get engrossed in the history at Menai Heritage - Canolfan Thomas Telford Centre.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Beaumaris trip planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Beaumaris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), National Slate Museum, Menai Heritage - Canolfan Thomas Telford Centre
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National Slate Museum ©
National Slate Museum
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) ©
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)

6
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Visit Liverpool Cathedral and Lyme Park for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fountains Abbey and National Trust - Chirk Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Quarry Bank (in Styal), Conwy (Smallest House in Britain, Conwy Castle, &more) and Liverpool (Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool & The Beatles Story). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Knaresborough Castle, have some family-friendly fun at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience, Manchester, see the interesting displays at The Manchester Museum, and ride a horse along Carrington Riding Centre.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Manchester trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Beaumaris to Manchester in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Manchester are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Conwy, Liverpool, Knaresborough Castle, Quarry Bank, National Trust - Chirk Castle
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Highlights from your plan
Lyme Park ©
Lyme Park
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

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