18 days in United Kingdom, Istanbul & Paris Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom, Istanbul & Paris Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Galata Tower as well as Sultanahmet District. Bring the kids along to Suleymaniye Cami and Topkapi Palace. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Istanbul Archaeological Museum and Sultanahmet Square. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, wander the streets of Eminonu Square, and delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planner.

Las Vegas, USA to Istanbul is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 11 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 68°F at night. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
Sultanahmet District
4.8
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Architectural Building
Hagia Sophia
4.7

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse. Kids will enjoy Louvre Museum and Latin Quarter. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Rouen (Rue du Gros-Horloge, Gros-Horloge, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, visit Montmartre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and see the interesting displays at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Paris online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Paris takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Paris is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in July, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 79°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, admire the striking features of Old Royal Naval College, examine the collection at Cutty Sark, then make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally take a stroll through Westminster. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, see the interesting displays at Lord's Cricket Ground, then explore the world behind art at Wallace Collection, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the London trip maker website.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Westminster
4.7
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World heritage site
Westminster Abbey
4.5

1
night
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Casbah Coffee Club, take in the spiritual surroundings of Birkenhead Priory, then contemplate the long history of Mendips - John Lennon Home, and finally steep yourself in history at Sefton Park.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read our Liverpool route planner.

You can take a train from London to Liverpool in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Liverpool are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Casbah Coffee Club
4.6
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Religious Site
Birkenhead Priory
4.7

1
night

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Church, browse the exhibits of Lord Leycester Hospital, then explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Collegiate Church of St Mary's.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Stratford-upon-Avon vacation maker tool.

Getting from Liverpool to Stratford-upon-Avon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In July in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Castle
Warwick Castle
3.8
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Religious Site
Holy Trinity Church
4.4

3
nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): look for gifts at Love from Skye, explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, then make a trip to Plockton Harbour, then get a dose of the wild on Plockton Seal Trips, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Black Cuillin. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, examine the collection at Giant Angus MacAskill Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Talisker Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye journey planner.

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Isle of Skye in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in July: high temperatures in Isle of Skye hover around 61°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

2
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and then contemplate the long history of Dean Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Grassmarket, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, then see the interesting displays at Surgeons' Hall Museums, then explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle, and finally wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planning app.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Classes
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Edinburgh Castle
4.4
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Must see
Dean Village
4.6
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Must see
Grassmarket
4.4

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