6 days in London, Paris & Iceland Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Grindavik, Iceland
— 1 night


London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

The Square Mile

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 17th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in London reach 68°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.
Historic Sites
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Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

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 18th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and finally steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Pantheon, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, then explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, and finally look for gifts at Les Expressives.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (74°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can fly to Grindavik.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Gunnuhver Hot Springs, learn about all things military at Keflavik Maritime Center, and then examine the collection at Viking World.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grindavik online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Grindavik takes 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Grindavik. While traveling from Paris, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Grindavik, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Nature · Parks · Museums
Side Trips
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Iceland travel guide

Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
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.