43 days in England, Paris & Rome Itinerary

43 days in England, Paris & Rome Itinerary

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Durham, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
2
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
3
Windermere, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
4
Gloucester, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 8 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 8 nights

4
nights
Durham, United Kingdom

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Go for a jaunt from Durham to Cullercoats to see CBK's Adventure Co. about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at Escape Rooms Durham, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, deepen your understanding at Hall Hill Farm, and see the interesting displays at Lindisfarne Gospels.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Durham driving holiday tool.

Sydney, Australia to Durham is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Durham due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

World War One Soldier Sculpture, CBK's Adventure Co.
Highlights from your plan
Escape Rooms Durham ©
Escape Rooms Durham
CBK's Adventure Co. ©
CBK's Adventure Co.
World War One Soldier Sculpture ©
World War One Soldier Sculpture

4
nights
Cockermouth, United Kingdom

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Venture out of the city with trips to Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). Next up on the itinerary: find your balance on the water with Lake District Paddle Boarding, steep yourself in history at Castlerigg Stone Circle, get thoroughly spooked out with Lakeland Hauntings Ghost Walks, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Durham to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cockermouth when traveling from Durham in July, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Keswick, Aira Force Waterfall, Alpacaly Ever After, The Lakes Distillery, Go Ape Whinlatter
Highlights from your plan
Lake District Paddle Boarding ©
Lake District Paddle Boarding
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

4
nights
Windermere, United Kingdom

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere), Bowness-on-Windermere (The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction & Windermere Canoe Kayak) and Sizergh Castle (in Kendal). There's lots more to do: enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, take in nature's colorful creations at Holehird Gardens, push the limits with an extreme tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Windermere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bowness-on-Windermere, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, Helvellyn, Easedale Tarn, Old Man of Coniston
Highlights from your plan
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Holehird Gardens ©
Holehird Gardens

4
nights
Gloucester, United Kingdom

Gloucester ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Gloucester: Head 4 Heights Waterpark (in Cirencester), Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury).

Plan trip to Gloucester with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Windermere to Gloucester in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Head 4 Heights Waterpark, Sudeley Castle
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
SUP Gloucester ©
SUP Gloucester
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

4
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), West Bay Canoes (in West Bay) and Fore/Adventure (in Studland). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, take in nature's colorful creations at Parade Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner.

Getting from Gloucester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Stonehenge, Fore/Adventure, West Bay Canoes, Castle Combe Village
Highlights from your plan
Fore/Adventure ©
Fore/Adventure
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

5
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, stroll around Hyde Park, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the London road trip planning website.

Take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

8
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors & Palace of Versailles). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online vacation planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este) and Mentalmente Escape Room (in Frascati). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary app.

You can fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli, Mentalmente Escape Room
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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