25 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Derry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Galway, Ireland
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Dingle, Ireland
— 1 night
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Cork, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Jardin des Tuileries and Memorial De La Shoah. Appreciate the collections at Musee de Montmartre and Musee Carnavalet - Histoire de Paris. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Fontainebleau (Evasion Canine & Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Louis des Invalides, admire the striking features of Luxembourg Palace, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Natural History, and take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris route planning tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Paris is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Paris is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: high temperatures in Paris hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

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 BrakeAway Bike Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Royal Naval College and National Maritime Museum. Explore London's surroundings by going to William Morris Gallery (in Walthamstow) and Ightham Mote (in Ightham). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Primrose Hill, admire the masterpieces at Kenwood House, admire the landmark architecture of Freemasons' Hall, and examine the collection at Horse Guards.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read London route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 1 night

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): learn about all things military at The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum, make a trip to Castle Rock, and then wander the streets of New Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern Two and then admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One).

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in July, expect Edinburgh to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom — 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Belfast.
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Belfast, United Kingdom — 1 night

A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
On the 19th (Tue), examine the collection at The Friend At Hand and then take a peaceful walk through Belvoir Forest Park.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Belfast tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Belfast takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Derry.
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Derry, United Kingdom — 1 night

Maiden City

Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
On the 20th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Columba's Church (Long Tower), make a trip to St. Columba Heritage Centre, and then make a trip to Ebrington Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Derry trip builder app.

Getting from Belfast to Derry by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Derry sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 3 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Visiting The Paddocks Riding Centre and Portmarnock Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Irish Famine Exhibition and Howth Hills. Step out of Dublin to go to Dalkey and see Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Richmond Barracks, see the interesting displays at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin, explore the world behind art at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, and take an in-depth tour of Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dublin driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Derry to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Derry in July, Dublin is little chillier at night with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Galway.
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Galway, Ireland

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
On the 24th (Sun), wander the streets of Galway's Westend.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Galway vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in July, you will find days in Galway are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for Dingle.
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Dingle, Ireland — 1 night

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take a tour by water with Dingle Marina Dive Centre.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dingle trip planner.

Getting from Galway to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cork.
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Cork, Ireland

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lee Fields and then browse the exhibits of Old Cork Waterworks Experience.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Cork online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cork are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 1 night

Fair City

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dublin road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cork to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

The Square Mile

Appreciate the collections at Royal Academy of Arts and Horse Guards. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Royal Naval College and Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum. Step out of London with an excursion to Ightham Mote in Ightham--about 54 minutes away. See even more of London: squeeze the most out of the city with BrakeAway Bike Tours, explore the galleries of Lord's Cricket Ground, admire the striking features of Queen's House, and traverse land and water with a duck tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the London tour planning site.

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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Ireland travel guide

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Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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