17 days in Scotland & France Itinerary

17 days in Scotland & France Itinerary

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Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Tobermory, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
3
Aviemore, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Le Mans City, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Calgary, Canada

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip planning site.

Calgary, Canada to Glasgow is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Calgary to Glasgow due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Calgary, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Glasgow, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. On the 8th (Thu), you're off to Tobermory.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife Outdoors Parks
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Tobermory, United Kingdom

Tobermory ©
Tobermory is the capital of, and the only burgh on, the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. Tobermory Distillery has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tobermory Distillery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tobermory trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Tobermory takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Aviemore.

Things to do in Tobermory

Breweries & Distilleries Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Isle of Mull, Calgary Art in Nature
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Duart Castle ©
Duart Castle
Calgary Art in Nature ©
Calgary Art in Nature
Tobermory Distillery ©
Tobermory Distillery

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Aviemore, United Kingdom

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. On the 10th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Aviemore Ring Cairn & Stone Circle.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Aviemore trip itinerary maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Tobermory to Aviemore with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aviemore

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Ruthven Barracks
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Ruthven Barracks ©
Ruthven Barracks
Aviemore Ring Cairn & Stone Circle ©
Aviemore Ring Cairn & Stone Circle
The Old Packhorse Bridge ©
The Old Packhorse Bridge

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museum on the Mound, view the masterpieces at Jupiter Artland, thensteep yourself in history at Hopetoun House, thenadmire the landmark architecture of The Royal Burgh of Culross, and finally step into the grandiose world of Dunfermline Abbey and Palace.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online travel planner.

You can drive from Aviemore to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for Paris on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

The Royal Burgh of Culross, Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
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Jupiter Artland ©
Jupiter Artland
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace ©
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
The Royal Burgh of Culross ©
The Royal Burgh of Culross

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Luxembourg Palace, get to know the resident critters at Jardin des Plantes, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Natural History, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau of Vincennes, and finally take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Edinburgh to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, expect Paris to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Le Mans City.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Chateau of Vincennes
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National Museum of Natural History ©
National Museum of Natural History
Chateau of Vincennes ©
Chateau of Vincennes
Memorial De La Shoah ©
Memorial De La Shoah

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Le Mans City, France

Le Mans City ©
Located on the Sarthe River, Le Mans has beautiful gothic cultural reminders of the past with a gloriously restored old city made popular as the backdrop for movie production.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri, contemplate the long history of Abbaye Royale de L'Epau, get your game on at Karting des 24 Heures du Mans, thenappreciate the history behind Enceinte Gallo-Romaine du Mans, thenlook for gifts at Palais des Thes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame de la Couture. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle de la Visitation, take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiale Saint-Pierre La Cour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Benoit, thenget outside with Ad'Air, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Vert.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Le Mans City trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Le Mans City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Le Mans City can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Le Mans City

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri
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Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri ©
Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri
Abbaye Royale de L'Epau ©
Abbaye Royale de L'Epau
Chapelle de la Visitation ©
Chapelle de la Visitation

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Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Explore hidden gems such as Batteries de Crisbecq and Lace Conservatory in Hotel du Doyen (Dentelle de Bayeux). Visit Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont and Tour Vauban de La Hougue for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Marcouf44 (in Saint-Marcouf), Church of Angoville-Au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain) and Ferme-Musee du Cotentin (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). Next up on the itinerary: take in the history at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux, pause for some photo ops at Monument des Deportes, and don't miss a visit to Reporters Memorial.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip maker app.

You can drive from Le Mans City to Bayeux in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Saint-Marcouf, Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Tour Vauban de La Hougue, Church of Angoville-Au-Plain, Ferme-Musee du Cotentin
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Batteries de Crisbecq ©
Batteries de Crisbecq
Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont ©
Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont
Ferme-Musee du Cotentin ©
Ferme-Musee du Cotentin

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Paris, France

Paris
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the ancient world of Archeological Crypt of the Parvis of Notre-Dame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Arenes de Lutece, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquée de Paris, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau de Malmaison, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee des Egouts.

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You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chateau de Malmaison
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Chateau de Malmaison ©
Chateau de Malmaison
1st Arrondissement ©
1st Arrondissement

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