5 days in London & Paris Itinerary

5 days in London & Paris Itinerary

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5 days in London & Paris Itinerary

New York City, United States
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 30​min
New York City, United States

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then buy something for everyone on your list at Old Spitalfields Market, then shop like a local with Camden Lock Market, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, browse the range of quality goods at Harrods, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally shop like a local with Covent Garden.

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New York City, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to London is 5 hours. In January, London is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 46°F and lows of 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

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Tower of London
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St. Paul's Cathedral
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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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.
On the 15th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Catacombs, and finally admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

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Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
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Catacombs of Paris

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