8 days in Iceland, London & Paris Itinerary

8 days in Iceland, London & Paris Itinerary

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8 days in Iceland, London & Paris Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Chicago, United States

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Gunnuhver Hot Springs. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, take an in-depth tour of Tales from Iceland, stroll the grounds of Cemetery Holavallagardur, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

Plan my day in Reykjavik using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Chicago, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Chicago to Reykjavik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 40°F by day to 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Gunnuhver Hot Springs
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Tales from Iceland ©
Tales from Iceland

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the London visit site .

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to London takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Reykjavik in November; daily highs in London reach 53°F and lows reach 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder site .

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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

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