16 days in Dover, Calais & Ettal Itinerary

16 days in Dover, Calais & Ettal Itinerary

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Dover, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun
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Calais, France
— 2 nights
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Ettal, Germany
— 11 nights
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Dover, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. On the 17th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Folkestone Harbour Arm.

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St. Albans to Dover is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. Traveling from St. Albans in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dover, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Calais.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites

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Calais, France

— 2 nights

Gate to the North

Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to l'Hotel de Ville de Calais, then enjoy the sand and surf at Calais Beach, and then stop by Calais Wine Superstore. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Le Touquet Beach.

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Traveling by combination of car and train from Dover to Calais takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. July in Calais sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Ettal.

Things to do in Calais

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

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Ettal, Germany

— 11 nights
Ettal is a German municipality in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in Bavaria.GeographyEttal is situated in the Oberland area in the Graswangtal between the Loisachtal and Ammertal, approx. Change things up with these side-trips from Ettal: Bernried am Starnberger See (Kloster Bernried, Buchheim Museum of Imagination, &more), Kloster Benediktbeuern (in Benediktbeuern) and Kochel am See (Franz Marc Museum, Kochelsee (Kochel Lake), &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof, contemplate the waterfront views at Walchensee, hike along Isar-Natur-Erlebnisweg, and take in nature's colorful creations at Schaugarten Seeshaupt.

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Traveling by car from Calais to Ettal takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Calais in July: highs in Ettal hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ettal

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

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