As posted earlier, me and my family are planning a trip to Europe this year wherein we are entering/exiting via London. Below is our itinerary and I would like to get your inputs specifically on places to visit and the arrangement of the cities. If there are restaurants, free walking tours and other sites that you would recommend, please feel free to do so:
Day 1: Arrival in London
Day 2: Take a free walking tour c/o Sandeman tours to Trafalgar Square, Nelson's column, 10 Downing street, Big Ben, House of Parliament, Churchill War Rooms, St. James Park, Buckingham Palace, Harrods
Day 3: Day Trip to Oxford, Stratford Upon Avon, Cotsworld via the English Bus Tour
Day 4: Notting hill, Piccadilly Circus, The Mall, Westminster Abbey, London Eye
Day 5: Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Borough Market, St. Pauls Cathedral
*** Option to take overnight bus via Megabus to Edinburgh***
Day 6: Option 2 to fly into Edinburgh if there is a promo fare. Visit Scott Monument, Royal Mile, St. Gile's Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket
Day 7: Edinburgh-- Arthurs Seat, Calton Hill, Cockburn Street, Princes Street Gardens
Day 8: Travel via air to Paris; Visit Champs Elysees, Arc de Triumph
Day 9: Paris--Pantheon, Notre Dame Cathedral, Louvre Museum, Eiffel Tower
Day 10: Paris-- Sacre Coeur Basilica, Palace of Versailes;
Day 11: Take a train to Lourdes via TGV; Visit Our Lady of Lourdes
Day 12: Lourdes--Grotto of Massabielle, Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, Basilica of St Pius X
*** Travel Back to London***
Looking forward to your inputs
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