17 days in United Kingdom, France & Italy Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom, France & Italy Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Train:  2 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 45 min
2
Chamonix, France
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Manchester, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Train:  45 min
6
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
End: London, United Kingdom

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris day trip planning tool.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5- hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chamonix.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

1
night
Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©
"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 12th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi and then stop by Snell Sports.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chamonix trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Chamonix by combination of train, flight, and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Snell Sports ©
Snell Sports

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Florence takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

4
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome journey planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

few
hours
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.
On the 20th (Wed), explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Rome to Manchester takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in December, expect nights in Manchester to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Childrens Museums
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Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum

1
night
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at The Cavern Club, then get your game on at CoverStar Experiences, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Liverpool trip planner.

You can take a train from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nightlife
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CoverStar Experiences ©
CoverStar Experiences
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral

4
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: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and walk around Hyde Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London online trip builder.

You can take a train from Liverpool to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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