12 days in Dublin, London & Paris Itinerary

12 days in Dublin, London & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Raleigh, United States
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Raleigh, United States

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then walk around St Stephens Green, then get lost in a book at Marsh's Library, and finally see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Spire, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally make a trip to Temple Bar.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin day trip planner.

Raleigh, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Raleigh to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Raleigh in May, expect nights in Dublin to be slightly colder, around 43°F, while days are much colder, around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

4
nights
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, stroll around Hyde Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read London online tour planner.

Getting from Dublin to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

4
nights
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paris road trip site.

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 49°F. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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