12-Day Road Trip in France and England from Paris to Lille, London, Oxford, and Boulogne-sur-Mer

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Get ready for an exhilarating 12-day European road trip. This trip will take you through France and England and immerse you in the diverse tapestry of European culture.

This enchanting 12-day multi-country tour allows you to journey through 2 extraordinary countries in Europe.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of France, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. Explore charming locales such as Paris, Lille, Boulogne-sur-Mer, and Versailles, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

As you move on to the second country, England, prepare to be mesmerized by its diverse and vibrant landscapes. Immerse yourself in the allure of Dover, London, Greenwich, Camden Town, Westminster, Kensington, Richmond, Salisbury, Bath, Oxford, Eton, and Leavesden, where every street tells a story, and every corner reveals a new adventure.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 2 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories.

In more detail, this carefully crafted travel itinerary invites you to stay 5 nights in France and 6 nights in England. During these 12 days, you will be able to fully embrace the extraordinary beauty and immersive wonders of top destinations such as Paris, Lille, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Dover, and London.

Throughout your tour around Europe, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, ranging from 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

You can review and select your preferred accommodation for each destination of your road trip around France and England in the booking widget to the right of your screen. Or, scroll down to the travel itinerary for each day of your trip.

Upon your arrival in France, you’ll be greeted by the captivating city of Paris. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 12-day adventure. While in Paris, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the city, including Louvre Museum and the fascinating Jardin du Luxembourg. This is only the start of all the wonders you'll be able to experience throughout your tour around Europe.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Dover’s National Trust - The White Cliffs of Dover. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across France and England will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy! Embark on a quest for a rare souvenir in each destination. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 12-day self-drive adventure in France and England. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail.

This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries in one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in France and England.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Destinations

Photo of aerial view of Salisbury cathedral in the spring morning, England.Salisbury
Photo of aerial view overlooking the town of Boulogne-sur-Mer, France.Boulogne-sur-Mer / 1 night
Photo of Villepreux is a commune in the Yvelines department in north-central France.Villepreux
Photo of Lille, the Porte de Paris, view from the belfry of the city hall.Lille / 1 night
Paris, France. Panoramic view from Arc de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower and Avenue des Champs Elysees. Europe.Paris / 3 nights
Bath - city in United KingdomBath
London, England - Panoramic skyline view of Bank and Canary Wharf, central London's leading financial districts with famous skyscrapers at golden hour sunset with blue sky and clouds.London / 5 nights
Oxford - city in United KingdomOxford / 1 night

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Photo of Eiffel Tower in Paris, France best Destinations in Europe.Eiffel Tower
Photo of beautiful summer view of Louvre Museum, one of the world's most important museums, historic monument and parisian landmark, Paris, France.Louvre Museum
Photo of Arc de Triomphe  Early in the morning with the French flag, France.Arc de Triomphe
Photo of Champ de Mars view from top of Eiffel tower looking down see the entire city as a beautiful classic architecture, France.Champ de Mars
Photo of beautiful shot of London Eye and River Thames ,London, UK.London Eye
Photo of Buckingham Palace in London, United Kingdom.Buckingham Palace
The British MuseumBritish Museum
Tower BridgeTower Bridge
Photo of the Sacred Heart (Sacre Cœur Basilica),on Montmartre hill, Paris, France.Sacré-Cœur
Photo of Versailles palace outside Paris at sunset, France.Palace of Versailles
Photo of beautiful landscape around Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom.Hyde Park
Trafalgar SquareTrafalgar Square
Photo of Luxembourg gardens and palace with puffy clouds in Paris, France.Jardin du Luxembourg
Photo of Corner of the Tuileries Garden with flower bed and alley with sculptures in Paris in springtime, France.Tuileries Garden
Tower of London, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomTower of London
The Making of Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour London, Leavesden, UK: The main entrance signWarner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
Photo of Borough Market, London, UK.Borough Market
Photo of the Musee d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France, on the Left Bank of the Seine.Musée d'Orsay
Madame Tussauds LondonMadame Tussauds London
Photo of Science Museum, London, United Kingdom.Science Museum
St James's ParkSt James's Park
photo of La Villette Park with the Canal of the Basin of the Villette with boat at beautiful morning in Paris, France.La Villette
photo of Place de la Concorde and the Champs-Elysees at morning in Paris, France.Place de la Concorde
Stonehenge at sunset in England.Stonehenge
Photo of Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.Victoria and Albert Museum
Big Ben
Photo of aerial view of Windsor Castle that was built in the 11th Century and is the residence of the British Royal Family, UK.Windsor Castle
Photo of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on a bright afternoon in Spring, France.Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Photo of Iconic London Tower Bridge on the Thames River, UK.London Bridge
The National Gallery, Westminster, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomNational Gallery
Photo of Peaceful scenery with fountain in regent's park of London, UK.Regent's Park
Photo of Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, UK.Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Panorama Cityscape View from Greenwich, London, England, UK.Greenwich Park
Photo of Royal Albert Hall in London, England.Royal Albert Hall
Photo of aerial view of the Shard and London skyline, UK.The Shard
Historical roman bathes in Bath city, England.Roman Baths
Dover CastleDover Castle
Gardens of Versailles, Versailles, Île-de-France, FranceGardens of Versailles
Photo of Leeds Castle that is a castle in Kent, England.Leeds Castle
The Grand TrianonGrand Trianon
Thermae Bath SpaThermae Bath Spa
St George's Chapel
National Trust - The White Cliffs of Dover, Guston, Dover, Kent, South East England, England, United KingdomNational Trust - The White Cliffs of Dover
photo of the magnificent Hall of Mirrors in Versailles, France.Hall of Mirrors

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Day 1

Day 1 – Paris - arrival day

  • Paris - Arrival day
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  • Jardin du Luxembourg
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in France and England begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Paris in France. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Paris for 2 nights.

Catch an early flight to France to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Paris before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Paris today.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Paris. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in France. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in France and England, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Paris. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Reserve a table at Restaurant Guy Savoy, a renowned restaurant in Paris. This culinary gem and its delectable cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,143 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Le Bistrot Du Perigord while in Paris. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 584 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Paris at Kitchen Galerie Bis, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 512 customers.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend La Coupole, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 9,580 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Le Fumoir. It is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,606 customers.

Le Mesturet is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,547 customers.

Your multi-country road trip in France and England has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Paris

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Drive 32 km, 1 hour 40 min

  • Champ de Mars
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Sacré-Cœur
  • La Villette
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On day 2, you will wake up in Paris with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Paris before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across France and England.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy lively vibes in central Paris. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across France and England.

Make sure to book a table at Angelina, a popular restaurant in Paris. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 13,038 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Au Pied de Cochon during your stay in Paris. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 10,684 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of The Bombardier, a renowned dining destination in Paris. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,775 satisfied guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Little Red Door. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,722 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Bisou. This popular bar in Paris is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,248 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love Experimental Cocktail Club. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Experimental Cocktail Club has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,338 reviews.

As the night falls in Paris, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Paris and Lille

  • Paris
  • Lille
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Drive 231 km, 3 hours 12 min

  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Louvre Museum
  • Tuileries Garden
  • Musée d'Orsay
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 3 of your multi-country journey across France and England. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Paris in France. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat for a restful slumber at one of the best hotels in Lille. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Paris is the magnificent Notre-Dame de Paris. Each year, this popular place of interest welcomes over 12,000,000 travelers from across the world. Around 45,788 visitors have rated this excellent catholic cathedral and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Louvre Museum on this leg of your adventure in France. This attraction is a well-known art museum that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 260,788 travelers. Given this incredible site's popularity, it’s easy to understand why more than 2,825,000 people visit it every year.

The remarkable Tuileries Garden is known to be one of the best places to visit in Paris, and its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 92,172 traveler reviews is proof.

Dive deeper into Paris by exploring the captivating Musée d'Orsay, which draws the attention of nearly 3,651,616 visitors annually. With a stellar average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 71,115 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your Paris exploration list!

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Lille. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 31 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions. When you arrive, take a break from the road to indulge in some sightseeing.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Lille’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Lille boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of France.

Make a reservation at Rouge Barre, a popular dining spot in Lille. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 1,027 satisfied diners.

Make a reservation at Coffee Makers while indulging in the charm of Lille. This restaurant offers a delicious menu reflected with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, cherished by 1,041 discerning connoisseurs.

Indulge in the flavors of Quai 38, a treasured establishment in Lille. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 714 satisfied guests.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to 3 Brasseurs Lille, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, 3 Brasseurs Lille has charmed many with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 7,866 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Dernier Bar avant la Fin du Monde - Lille, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Dernier Bar avant la Fin du Monde - Lille captures hearts with its 4.6 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 2,501 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on La Capsule Lille, another local party gem in Lille. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,005 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

Celebrate day 3 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Lille, Dover, Broomfield, and London

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Drive 335 km, 5 hours 6 min

  • Dover Castle
  • National Trust - The White Cliffs of Dover
  • Leeds Castle
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Dive into day 4 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across France and England. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Dover in England, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in London. You’ll stay here for 5 nights.

When you’ve had your share of Lille, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Dover, England. Your travel time is around 2 hours 44 min.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Dover today.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Broomfield. This car ride takes around 53 min.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in London. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by London’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in France and England.

Reserve your spot at The Wolseley, a popular local restaurant in London. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 5,980 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Burger & Lobster Leicester Square during your stay in London. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, by 4,454 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Hawksmoor Air Street, a popular local gem in London. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 3,216 satisfied guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at The Connaught Bar. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 654 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Hawksmoor Seven Dials. This popular bar in London is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,084 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love The Red Lion, Parliament Street. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. The Red Lion, Parliament Street has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,534 reviews.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 5

Day 5 – London

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Drive 11 km, 1 hour 5 min

  • London Bridge
  • Borough Market
  • The Shard
  • Tower Bridge
  • Tower of London
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Day 5 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful London. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 4 nights more before hitting the road again.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by London’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in France and England.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Bill's Soho Restaurant. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in London boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from around 4,178 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in London is Cahoots London. It has garnered a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,678 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at The Ivy, in London. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,597 satisfied customers.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Old Bank of England, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. The Old Bank of England boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,562 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Rules, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Rules has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,824 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, The Ship & Shovell. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.4 out of 5-star from 1,824 customers.

Take in the ambiance of London as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 6

Day 6 – London and Greenwich

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Drive 25 km, 1 hour 39 min

  • National Gallery
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Big Ben
  • London Eye
  • Greenwich Park
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Wake up and see what day 6 of your great European road trip in France and England has in store for you! You will be staying in London for 3 nights before continuing your journey to the next destination.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in London. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in England in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

Reserve your spot at Berners Tavern, a popular local restaurant in London. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,817 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience The Palomar during your stay in London. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, by 1,537 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Smith & Wollensky, a popular local gem in London. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,343 satisfied guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Social Eating House, a must-visit hotspot in the city of London. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,280 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Old Shades, consistently rated 4.3 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to American Bar, one of the top-rated bars in London, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 667 satisfied customers.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 7

Day 7 – London, Camden Town, and Westminster

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Drive 14 km, 1 hour 20 min

  • Regent's Park
  • Madame Tussauds London
  • British Museum
  • St James's Park
  • Buckingham Palace
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Wake up to day 7 of your extraordinary road trip through France and England. On this day, you’ll embark on an exciting expedition discovering the enchanting sights and activities of Camden Town in England. With 2 nights left in London, we encourage you to seize the day and discover the unexplored beauty of the city’s surroundings!

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Camden Town. This drive usually takes around 11 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions. When you arrive, take a break from the road to indulge in some sightseeing.

British Museum is a travelers’ favorite in Camden Town, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 148,750 visitors. More than 5,906,716 people visit this extraordinary national museum and local gem every year to experience its uniqueness.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Westminster, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Camden Town to Westminster may take around 18 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in France and England, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in London. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Reserve your spot at Estiatorio Milos, a popular local restaurant in London. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,065 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Simpson's in the Strand during your stay in London. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, by 830 discerning guests.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in London. At Artesian, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 657 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Bar Américain, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 697 reviews.

Celebrate day 7 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 8

Day 8 – London, Westminster, Kensington, and Richmond

  • London
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Drive 31 km, 1 hour 44 min

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Science Museum
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Hyde Park
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Greet day 8 of your multi-country road trip across France and England with a smile and start your day with a hearty breakfast. You will return to London for your remaining 1 night in the city later today, but first, it’s time for some exploring! On the agenda for this day, you’ll find only the best things to see and do in Westminster in England.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Richmond today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 45,021 visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Kensington, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Richmond to Kensington may take around 20 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in London. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 9

Day 9 – London, Salisbury, Bath, and Oxford

  • Bath
  • Salisbury
  • Oxford
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Drive 322 km, 4 hours 33 min

  • Stonehenge
  • Thermae Bath Spa
  • Roman Baths
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 9 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 3 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this European tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Salisbury in England. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Oxford. Oxford will be your home for 1 night.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Salisbury is the fantastic Stonehenge. As an appreciated tourist attraction and local gem in the area, Stonehenge has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 51,913 reviews.

After soaking in Salisbury’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Bath. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 2 min. When you arrive in Bath, it's time to take a break from the road.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated spa and attraction in Bath — Thermae Bath Spa. About 8,744 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The popular Roman Baths is another top sight in Bath that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved thermae in the area, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 31,875 visitors.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Bath, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Oxford. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 36 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you arrive, take a break from the road to indulge in some sightseeing.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Oxford. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy lively vibes in central Oxford. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across France and England.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Antep Kitchen. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Oxford has received a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from around 1,520 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Browns Oxford should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Oxford, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,886 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Thaikhun. This highly regarded restaurant in Oxford has earned a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 1,771 satisfied guests.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Turf Tavern, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Turf Tavern boasts an impressive 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,465 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at The Bear Inn, Oxford, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. The Bear Inn, Oxford has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,606 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, The Old Bookbinders Ale House. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.6 out of 5-star from 1,606 customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in France and England! Enjoy your evening in Oxford to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 10

Day 10 – Oxford, Eton, Leavesden, and Boulogne-sur-Mer

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Drive 359 km, 4 hours 58 min

  • St George's Chapel
  • Windsor Castle
  • Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
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On day 10 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in France and England, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Eton in England and Boulogne-sur-Mer in France. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Boulogne-sur-Mer, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Eton, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Oxford to Eton may take around 1 hour 4 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable St George's Chapel, Windsor. This outstanding castle chapel and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 from 5,434 travelers, a visit to the remarkable St George's Chapel, Windsor is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Windsor Castle is another of the town's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This historic house museum and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 53,263 travelers.

Leavesden’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Eton behind. This drive usually takes around 35 min. Leavesden welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter is a travelers’ favorite in Leavesden, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 82,133 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Leavesden, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Set course for France! Under favorable conditions, your drive to Boulogne-sur-Mer may take around 3 hours 17 min. Upon your arrival in Boulogne-sur-Mer, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Take some time off from the road, it’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Boulogne-sur-Mer. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across France and England by rewarding yourself with a taste of Boulogne-sur-Mer’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Don't miss out on experiencing Le Chatillon, a renowned dining spot in Boulogne-sur-Mer. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,001 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Restaurant Brasserie Chez Jules while immersing yourself in Boulogne-sur-Mer. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,223 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Le Bistro Du Vingt, a beloved dining establishment within Boulogne-sur-Mer. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 719 satisfied customers.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Beers'N Paradise. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 305 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Gordon Pub. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 122 customers.

The Vole Hole cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Around 127 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.7 out of 5 stars average rating.

Take in the ambiance of Boulogne-sur-Mer as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Boulogne-sur-Mer, Versailles, and Paris

  • Paris
  • Villepreux
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Drive 305 km, 4 hours

  • Grand Trianon
  • Hall of Mirrors
  • Palace of Versailles
  • Gardens of Versailles
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On day 11 of your multi-country road trip across France and England, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Versailles in France. In the evening, you’ll end up in Paris, where you will stay for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Boulogne-sur-Mer, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Villepreux. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 54 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

After soaking in Villepreux’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Paris. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 43 min. When you arrive in Paris, it's time to take a break from the road.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Paris.

As the sun sets on day 11 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Paris's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of France to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Paris has them.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Solera Paris : Bar à Cocktail. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Paris boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 1,221 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Paris is Le Petit Châtelet. It has garnered a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,057 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Les Fous de l'Île, in Paris. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,046 satisfied customers.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend The Highlander, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,285 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Café de Paris V. It is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 981 customers.

L'Imprévu Café is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 846 customers.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Paris - departure day

  • Paris - Departure day
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  • Place de la Concorde
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On day 12 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Paris before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across France and England. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

Optimize your last day in France and go on a shopping spree in Paris’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in France, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery.

Get a last taste of France’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Paris and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across France and England.

The time has come to say farewell to Paris for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 12-day European road trip in France and England with fond memories. Safe travels!

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