13 days in United Kingdom & Italy Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom & Italy Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Kinlochbervie, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bakewell, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Catania, Italy
— 1 day
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 1 night

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 2nd (Tue), examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, then visit Edinburgh Old Town, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Edinburgh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Stockholm in August: highs in Edinburgh hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kinlochbervie.
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Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Kinlochbervie, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Kinlochbervie is a harbour village in the north west of Sutherland, in the Highland region of Scotland. Sandwood Bay Beach has been added to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Oldshoremore Beach and Durness Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Sango Bay and Polin Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Durness (Smoo Cave & Cape Wrath).

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kinlochbervie tour planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Kinlochbervie takes 5.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kinlochbervie can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bakewell.
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Bakewell, United Kingdom — 1 night

Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Your day by day itinerary now includes Chatsworth House. On the 6th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, find something for the whole family at Heights of Abraham, and then get in on the family fun at Gulliver's Kingdom.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bakewell road trip planning tool.

Getting from Kinlochbervie to Bakewell by car takes about 9.5 hours. While traveling from Kinlochbervie, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bakewell, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day by day itinerary now includes National Gallery, Coca-Cola London Eye and Tate Modern. On the 7th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Bakewell to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Before you visit Venice, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from London to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from London in August, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rome tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Catania.
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Catania, Italy — 1 day

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini, examine the collection at Museo Casa Del Nespolo, then take a tour by water with Barca Lachea Tour, and finally stroll through Lido dei Ciclopi.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Catania itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Catania takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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