14-Day Road Trip in France and England from Paris to Calais, Basingstoke, Oxford, London, Rouen, and Caen

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Pack your bags and hit the road for the ultimate 14-day Euro trip extravaganza! This multi-country adventure through the France and England guarantees unforgettable experiences at every stop.

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. You'll stay 6 nights in France and 7 nights in England.

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. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Paris and begin your adventure from there. Explore Paris, Calais, Rouen, Caen, Saint-Germain-la-Blanche-Herbe, and Versailles, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of England. Immerse yourself in the allure of Leavesden, Watford, St Albans, Eton, Basingstoke, Salisbury, Bath, Oxford, Warwick, Westminster, London, Kensington, Richmond, Greenwich, Camden Town, Capel-le-Ferne, and Ham Hill, where every street tells a story.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Leavesden’s Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Throughout your tour, 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.

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 14-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 on 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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Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
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Photo of aerial view of Salisbury cathedral in the spring morning, England.Salisbury
Calais - city in FranceCalais / 1 night
Photo of aerial View of St Albans Town of England Great Britain.St Albans
Photo of Villepreux is a commune in the Yvelines department in north-central France.Villepreux
Photo of Church of Saint-Pierre in Caen, Normandy, France.Caen / 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
photo of Basingstoke skyline in Hampshire in England.Basingstoke / 1 night
Rouen - city in FranceRouen / 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 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
Westminster AbbeyWestminster Abbey
Photo of Palais or Opera Garnier & The National Academy of Music in Paris, France.Palais Garnier
Photo of Royal Albert Hall in London, England.Royal Albert Hall
Historical roman bathes in Bath city, England.Roman Baths
Photo of Warwick castle from outside. It is a medieval castle built in 11th century and a major touristic attraction in UK nowadays.Warwick Castle
War menorial building exterior in Caen, FranceMémorial de Caen
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, an Anglican cathedral in Salisbury, England.Salisbury Cathedral
Gardens of Versailles, Versailles, Île-de-France, FranceGardens of Versailles
Photo of Leeds Castle that is a castle in Kent, England.Leeds Castle
Photo of the Natural History Museum of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Caen Castle, Le Château, Caen, Calvados, Normandy, Metropolitan France, FranceCaen Castle
Photo of the inside of the Covered Market, Oxford, UK.Covered Market
Photo of narrow boat moored at the river Gade, Grand Union Canal. The Grove Bridge aka Grove Ornamental Bridge No 164 is in the background in Cassiobury Park, Watford, England.Cassiobury Park
Thermae Bath SpaThermae Bath Spa
Photo of St Albans Cathedral in St Albans, although of a Norman structure the Cathedral's origins date back to Anglo Saxon times and is the longest cathedral in England.The Cathedral & Abbey Church of Saint Alban
Colline aux Oiseaux, Caen, Normandie, FranceColline aux Oiseaux
L'Abbaye-aux-Hommes, Le Bon Sauveur, Caen, Calvados, Normandy, Metropolitan France, FranceL'Abbaye-aux-Hommes
Photo of beautiful Architecture of Tom Tower of Christ Church at Oxford University in Oxford , United Kingdom.Christ Church Cathedral
Battle of Britain Memorial
Leybourne Lakes Country Park
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.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Paris. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

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

Don't forget to book a table at Restaurant Guy Savoy, a well-known eatery in Paris. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,143 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Le Bistrot Du Perigord while exploring Paris. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 584 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Kitchen Galerie Bis, a popular restaurant in Paris. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 512 discerning diners.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at La Coupole. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 9,580 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Le Fumoir. This popular bar in Paris is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,606 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love Le Mesturet. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Le Mesturet has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,547 reviews.

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

  • Paris
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Drive 12 km, 56 min

  • Champ de Mars
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Tuileries Garden
  • Louvre Museum
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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.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of France's delectable cuisine at one of Paris's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

Don't miss out on experiencing Angelina, a renowned dining spot in Paris. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 13,038 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Au Pied de Cochon while immersing yourself in Paris. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 10,684 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of The Bombardier, a beloved dining establishment within Paris. 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 1,775 satisfied customers.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Little Red Door, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,722 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Bisou. It is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,248 customers.

Experimental Cocktail Club 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 1,338 customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in France and England! Enjoy your evening in Paris 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 3

Day 3 – Paris and Calais

  • Paris
  • Calais
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Drive 294 km, 3 hours 42 min

  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • Palais Garnier
  • Sacré-Cœur
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 3 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 2 stops. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Paris in France. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Calais, your home for 1 night.

A tour of Paris is not complete without a visit to the famous Notre-Dame de Paris. This incredible catholic cathedral and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 45,788 travelers, and is visited by 12,000,000 people every year.

Make the most of your Paris travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Musée d'Orsay. This art museum and unique destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 71,115 travelers and gets around 3,651,616 annual visits.

You can then move on to the incredible Palais Garnier for an experience worth remembering. This local opera house and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 34,053 visitors.

Another stop we recommend you add to your Paris sightseeing list is the remarkable church building, Sacré-Cœur. Sought after by many travelers from around the world, Sacré-Cœur has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 118,527 visitors. More than 11,000,000 people visit this impressive attraction annually.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Paris, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Calais. This drive usually takes around 3 hours 3 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

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

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Calais. 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.

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 Calais. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Le Grand Bleu, an acclaimed dining establishment in Calais. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,033 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Memphis - Restaurant Diner while experiencing the best of Calais. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 3,119 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Brasserie de la mer, an elegant culinary destination in Calais. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,313 previous guests.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit L'Hovercraft, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, L'Hovercraft has earned an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,106 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at L'ardoise, a crowd-favorite. Around 993 customers have rated their experience at L'ardoise an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Family Pub belongs to the list of the best bars in Calais, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 935 bar-goers.

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 – Calais and Basingstoke

  • St Albans
  • Basingstoke
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Drive 328 km, 4 hours 52 min

  • The Cathedral & Abbey Church of Saint Alban
  • Cassiobury Park
  • Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
  • Windsor Castle
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On day 4 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 Leavesden in England. In the evening, you’ll end up in Basingstoke, where you will stay for 1 night.

After soaking in Calais’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: St Albans, England. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 59 min. When you arrive in St Albans, it's time to take a break from the road.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to St Albans and set your GPS to Watford. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 21 min. Upon reaching Watford, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you’ve had your share of Watford, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Leavesden. Your travel time is around 12 min.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated exhibition room and attraction in Leavesden — Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. About 82,133 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

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

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy the lively vibes in central Basingstoke. 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.

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 5

Day 5 – Basingstoke and Oxford

  • Bath
  • Salisbury
  • Oxford
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Drive 270 km, 4 hours 4 min

  • Salisbury Cathedral
  • Stonehenge
  • Thermae Bath Spa
  • Roman Baths
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On day 5 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in France and England, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Salisbury in England. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Oxford, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Salisbury. This drive usually takes around 58 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Salisbury today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Salisbury Cathedral. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 13,491 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Stonehenge. This incredible attraction and tourist attraction holds an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to 51,913 visitors.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Bath. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 2 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Thermae Bath Spa is a travelers’ favorite in Bath, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 8,744 visitors.

In Bath, don’t miss Roman Baths, a great thermae and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 31,875 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Oxford. This car ride takes around 1 hour 36 min.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Oxford of your choice.

As the sun sets on day 5 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Oxford's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of England 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, Oxford has them.

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.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Turf Tavern, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Oxford. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, backed by 4,465 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular The Bear Inn, Oxford, consistently rated 4.4 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to The Old Bookbinders Ale House, one of the top-rated bars in Oxford, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 892 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 6

Day 6 – Oxford and London

  • Oxford
  • London
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Drive 226 km, 3 hours 20 min

  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Covered Market
  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History
  • Warwick Castle
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 6 of your multi-country journey across France and England. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - Oxford in England. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to London where you'll spend 5 nights of well-deserved relaxation.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated anglican or episcopal cathedral and attraction in Oxford — Christ Church Cathedral. About 2,646 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The popular Covered Market is another top sight in Oxford that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved market hall in the area, rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 9,506 visitors.

Oxford University Museum of Natural History is a spectacular natural history museum and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Oxford, earning an impressive average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 10,413 enchanted visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Warwick, 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 Warwick may take around 56 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

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.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at The Wolseley. 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 4.4 out of 5 stars from around 5,980 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in London is Burger & Lobster Leicester Square. It has garnered a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,454 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Hawksmoor Air Street, in London. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,216 satisfied customers.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Connaught Bar, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. The Connaught Bar boasts an impressive 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 654 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Hawksmoor Seven Dials, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Hawksmoor Seven Dials has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,084 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, The Red Lion, Parliament Street. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.3 out of 5-star from 3,084 customers.

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

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Day 7

Day 7 – London

  • London
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Drive 15 km, 1 hour 20 min

  • Regent's Park
  • Madame Tussauds London
  • Hyde Park
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Science Museum
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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 Westminster in England. With 4 nights left in London, we encourage you to seize the day and discover the unexplored beauty of the city’s surroundings!

Set your GPS to Westminster and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 13 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Westminster beckons with new experiences!

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.

Make sure to book a table at Bill's Soho Restaurant, a popular restaurant in London. 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 4,178 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Cahoots London during your stay in London. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 2,678 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of The Ivy, a renowned dining destination in London. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,597 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend The Old Bank of England, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,562 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Rules. It is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,824 customers.

The Ship & Shovell 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 1,465 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 8

Day 8 – London

  • London
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Drive 54 km, 2 hours 31 min

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Tower Bridge
  • Tower of London
  • Greenwich Park
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On day 8 of your European tour in France and England, you’ll start and end your day in London, but spend the day exploring what’s beyond the city. Since you will return to London for 3 nights more, there’s no need to rush. Experience London in England to the fullest today with this curated day itinerary!

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This outstanding non-departmental public body and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 45,021 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is worth pages in your travel diary.

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.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in London today.

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.

Make sure to reserve a table at Berners Tavern, an iconic dining spot in London. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,817 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at The Palomar while in London. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,537 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Smith & Wollensky, a favorite in London. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,343 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 Social Eating House, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,280 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Old Shades, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 1,047 reviews.

American Bar is also one of the best places in London where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 667 customers.

As the night falls in London, 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 9

Day 9 – London

  • London
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Drive 4 km, 1 hour 2 min

  • London Eye
  • Big Ben
  • Westminster Abbey
  • St James's Park
  • Buckingham Palace
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Day 9 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 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

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.

Make sure to book a table at Estiatorio Milos, a popular restaurant in London. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,065 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Simpson's in the Strand during your stay in London. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 830 satisfied guests.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Artesian, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Artesian has charmed many with its 4.6 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 657 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Bar Américain, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Bar Américain captures hearts with its 4.5 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 697 merry-makers.

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

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Day 10

Day 10 – London

  • London
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Drive 9 km, 57 min

  • Borough Market
  • London Bridge
  • British Museum
  • Trafalgar Square
  • National Gallery
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Wake up and see what day 10 of your great European road trip in France and England has in store for you! You will be staying in London for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Camden Town today.

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

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 11

Day 11 – London and Rouen

  • Rouen
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Drive 416 km, 5 hours 32 min

  • Leybourne Lakes Country Park
  • Leeds Castle
  • Battle of Britain Memorial
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Dive into day 11 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across France and England. Today's main destinations are Broomfield in England and Rouen in France, 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 Rouen. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Ham Hill is the fantastic Leybourne Lakes Country Park. As an appreciated park and local gem in the area, Leybourne Lakes Country Park has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 2,478 reviews.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Ham Hill and set your GPS to Broomfield. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 19 min. Upon reaching Broomfield, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Leeds Castle. This outstanding house museum and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 11,372 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Leeds Castle is worth pages in your travel diary.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Broomfield, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Capel-le-Ferne. This drive usually takes around 37 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne. This outstanding war memorial and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 from 2,473 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne is worth pages in your travel diary.

Rouen’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Capel-le-Ferne behind. This drive usually takes around 3 hours 26 min. Rouen welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

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

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of France's delectable cuisine at one of Rouen's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

Don't miss out on experiencing UNDERDOGS - Beer bar, a renowned dining spot in Rouen. 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 550 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Gill while immersing yourself in Rouen. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 517 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Crêperie Rouennaise, a beloved dining establishment within Rouen. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 944 satisfied customers.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Delirium Café Rouen. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,365 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Au Fût et à mesure. This popular bar in Rouen is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 529 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love L' ANTRE DU MALT CRAFT BEER PUB - bar à bières. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. L' ANTRE DU MALT CRAFT BEER PUB - bar à bières has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 368 reviews.

Take in the ambiance of Rouen 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 12

Day 12 – Rouen and Caen

  • Caen
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Drive 139 km, 1 hour 46 min

  • Colline aux Oiseaux
  • Mémorial de Caen
  • Caen Castle
  • L'Abbaye-aux-Hommes
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 12 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 3 stops. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Caen in France. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Caen, your home for 1 night.

Caen’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Rouen behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 21 min. Caen welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

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

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

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

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 Caen’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.

Reserve a table at Le Sans Gêne, a renowned restaurant in Caen. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,075 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Stéphane Carbone Restaurant while in Caen. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 612 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Caen at Le Bouchon Du Vaugueux, 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 539 customers.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Villa Eugène, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,005 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Fleur de Sushi - Jacobins. It is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 699 customers.

Vertigo is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 715 customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in France and England! Enjoy your evening in Caen 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 13

Day 13 – Caen and Paris

  • Paris
  • Villepreux
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Drive 254 km, 3 hours 15 min

  • Hall of Mirrors
  • Palace of Versailles
  • Gardens of Versailles
  • More

On day 13 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’ve had your share of Caen, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Villepreux. Your travel time is around 2 hours 20 min.

Set your GPS to Paris and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 43 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Paris beckons with new experiences!

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Paris. 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.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Paris. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in France 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.

Make a reservation at Solera Paris : Bar à Cocktail, a popular dining spot in Paris. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,221 satisfied diners.

Make a reservation at Le Petit Châtelet while indulging in the charm of Paris. This restaurant offers a delicious menu reflected with a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, cherished by 1,057 discerning connoisseurs.

Indulge in the flavors of Les Fous de l'Île, a treasured establishment in Paris. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,046 satisfied guests.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Paris. At The Highlander, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,285 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Café de Paris V, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 981 reviews.

L'Imprévu Café is also one of the best places in Paris where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 846 customers.

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 14

Day 14 – Paris - departure day

  • Paris - Departure day
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  • Place de la Concorde
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On day 14 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.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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 14-day European road trip in France and England with fond memories. Safe travels!

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