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How to Spend 10, 14, or 21 Days in London and Paris

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Paris, France

How to plan your trip to London and Paris can depend on the time you have to spend on your vacation, while understanding how it should be split between two great cities. The following information can guide you to your perfect 10, 14, or 21-day London and Paris vacation.

Visiting highlights such as Big Ben and the Tower of London, marveling at the magnificent Eiffel Tower and stepping inside the Louvre are just a few of the key experiences you can have when visiting the cities.

Planning an itinerary that offers you the chance to experience the culture, architecture, and plethora of activities both offer will assure you the most memorable trip, and working with a Zicasso Travel Specialist to customize your vacation can ensure your London and Paris adventure happens exactly how you imagined.

Overview

  1. How to Spend 10 Days in London and Paris
  2. How to Spend 14 Days in London and Paris
  3. How to Spend 21 Days in London and Paris
  4. Ready to Plan Your London and Paris Trip?

How to Spend 10 Days in London and Paris

Kensington Palace in London

London, England

You could spend 10 days in London or Paris, so when you look to combine two dynamic cities and create an unforgettable 10-day experience, the focus could be divided evenly. Stroll the high streets in London, take in the Tower of London, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, or step inside St Paul’s Cathedral.

Travel to Paris to arrive in a charming, breathtaking city, ready to share its culture, cuisine, and classic sights. Enjoy a boat ride down the Seine as you pass by Notre Dame to the Eiffel Tower, and enjoy a tour of the Louvre with a private guide to unravel the true treasures of the city at your pace.

Days 1-3: The Best of London

London Bridge | Tower of London | Buckingham Palace | Hyde Park | Westminster Abbey | St Paul’s Cathedral | Thames Boat Ride | Kensington Palace and Gardens

Days 4-5: More Highlights of London

Madame Tussauds | Tate Modern Museum | London Eye | High Tea at Harrods | Shopping in Knightsbridge

Days 6-8: The Best of Paris

Eiffel Tower | Notre Dame | Champs Elysee | Arc du Triomphe | Musee d’Orsay | The Louvre

Days 9-10: More Highlights of Paris

A Boat Ride on the Seine | Montmartre | Sacre Coeur | Latin Quarter

How to Spend 14 Days in London and Paris

Louvre museum in Paris, France

Paris, France

With 14 days to spend between London and Paris, the opportunity arises for you to step outside the city walls and explore more of incredible England and France, while using the respective cities as a base from which to adventure. Wander the high streets of London and Paris, take in museums, monuments, and captivating architecture that make the cities famous.

Explore the wonders that lie on their outskirts, such as Windsor Castle and Versailles. Day trips to surrounding highlights can take you from urban treasures to small-town gems to expand your overall two-city exploration into a majestic cultural experience.

Days 1-4: The Best of London

Madame Tussauds | Buckingham Palace | Tower of London | Big Ben | Tower Bridge | St Paul’s Cathedral | London Eye | Kensington Gardens

Days 5-8: Day Trips from London

Windsor Castle | Hampton Court | The Town of Bath | Stonehenge | York

Days 9-12: The Best of Paris

Eiffel Tower | Musée D’Orsay | Louvre | Arc du Triomphe | Champs Elysée | Notre-Dame Cathedral | Montmartre | Place de la Concorde

Days 13-14: Day Trips from Paris

Palace of Versailles | Loire Valley | Giverny

How to Spend 21 Days in London and Paris

An aerial view of Paris at night

Paris, France

With three weeks to discover the history, architecture, and pure charm of two amazing cities in England and France, there is plenty of time to branch out and explore beyond London and Paris. Spend time discovering France's historic north or breathtaking Loire Valley, and wander the gorgeous gardens of Versailles.

In England, London is a gateway to discovering the magical Midlands and seaside getaways, and with 21 days you can experience it all. Take some time to visit surrounding highlights either before or after your city stay to enhance the adventure that can take you from the Cliffs of Dover to the streets of Mont St. Michel.

Days 1-4: The Best of London

Tower of London | London Bridge | Big Ben | Buckingham Palace | Westminster Abbey | St Paul’s Cathedral | Knightsbridge High Street | High Tea at Harrods | Boat Ride on the River Thames

Days 5-8: Day Trips from London

Oxford | Cambridge | Stonehenge | The Town of Bath | Lake District

Days 9-11: Coastal Day Trips from London

Cornwall | Brighton | Kent

Days 12-15: The Best of Paris

Eiffel Tower | the Louvre | Notre Dame Cathedral | Saint Germain des Prés | Arc du Triomphe | Champs Elysée | Latin Quarter

Days 16-18: Day Trips from Paris

Loire Valley | Palace of Versailles | Giverny

Days 19-21: Alternative Day Trips from Paris

Mont St Michel | St Malo | Bordeaux

Ready to Plan Your London and Paris Trip?

The Chateau of Sully in Loire Valley, France

Loire Valley, France

Two incredible cities worth discovering, a fascinating history blended with vibrant culture and breathtaking cityscapes to draw you in, combining London and Paris is the perfect itinerary to consider for your next adventure.

To find more inspiration for planning your perfect trip with Zicasso, take a look at our London & Paris Vacation Packages. Enjoy your custom trip by completing a Trip Request or speaking with a Zicasso Travel Specialist by calling our team at 1-888-265-9707.

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