11 days in Iceland, Paris & London Itinerary

11 days in Iceland, Paris & London Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Grindavik
Grindavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Paris, France
— 4 nights
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights


Grindavik, Iceland — 1 night

A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Viking World, stroll around Hellisgerdi Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Strandarkirkja.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindavik trip itinerary builder site.

Seattle, USA to Grindavik is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Seattle to Grindavik, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in April; daily highs in Grindavik reach 42°F and lows reach 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Paris.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Attractions like Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from the city and head to Île de la Cité and Seine River. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, stop by Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online vacation maker.

Fly from Grindavik to Paris in 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grindavik in April, with highs in Paris at 60°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to London.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Side Trip
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London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Attractions like Natural History Museum and National Gallery make great kid-friendly stops. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Regent's Canal, and catch a live performance at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in London are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks
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Iceland travel guide

Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.