20 days in France, United Kingdom & Amsterdam Itinerary

20 days in France, United Kingdom & Amsterdam Itinerary

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20 days in France, United Kingdom & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Dunedin, New Zealand
Fly:  34​h
1
Alnwick, United Kingdom
— 1 night
+2
train + tram + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Stromness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
St. Helier, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Avignon, France
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Dunedin, New Zealand


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1
night
Alnwick, United Kingdom

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, and then explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Old Bewick, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, and finally delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Alnwick online trip itinerary builder .

Dunedin, New Zealand to Alnwick is an approximately 34-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Dunedin to Alnwick. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, Lindisfarne Priory
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Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

1
night
Stromness, United Kingdom

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. On the 13th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Barony Mill, stroll through Brough Of Birsay, then take an in-depth tour of Broch of Gurness, and finally explore the ancient world of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Skara Brae, delve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar, delve into the mystery of Standing Stones of Stenness, then contemplate the long history of Maeshowe, and finally contemplate the long history of The Viking Centre.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Stromness trip maker site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Alnwick to Stromness in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Stenness, Birsay, Orkneyinga Saga Centre, Broch of Gurness
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Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Broch of Gurness ©
Broch of Gurness

1
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St. Helier, United Kingdom

St. Helier ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll through St. Brelade's Bay Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere), and then see the interesting displays at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Mont Orgueil Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Elizabeth Castle, and then stroll the grounds of St. Saviour Parish Church.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the St. Helier travel route builder app .

Traveling by flight from Stromness to St. Helier takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Stromness in June, things will get somewhat warmer in St. Helier: highs are around 21°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, St. Saviour Parish Church, Mont Orgueil Castle
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St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle

2
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.
On the 17th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, then explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, then step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read London road trip planning site .

You can fly from St. Helier to London in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. June in London sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then make a trip to Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary website .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. When traveling from London in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Avignon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 21st (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, then take in the views from Pont d'Avignon, then explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre of Orange, and finally steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Golf de Servanes, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Baux de Provence, and then explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Avignon trip planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Avignon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Avignon: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Roman Theatre of Orange, Golf de Servanes, Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
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Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Anne Frank House. Get some cultural insight at Rijksmuseum and The Jordaan. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) & Grote Markt). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and stroll through Vondelpark.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Avignon to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Avignon in June, expect Amsterdam to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Haarlem, Zaanse Schans
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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