18 days in United Kingdom & Faroe Islands Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom & Faroe Islands Itinerary

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Start: San Jose, Costa Rica
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly + Helicopter:  5 h 30 min
3
Torshavn, Faroe Islands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Glencoe Village, United Kingdom
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2 h
6
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+4
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Bus + Train:  9 h
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: San Jose, Costa Rica

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You've added Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Churchill War Rooms, St. Dominic's Priory Church, and other attractions to your itinerary. Take a break from London with a short trip to Stonehenge in Amesbury, about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

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San Jose, Costa Rica to London is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from San Jose to London, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Jose in July, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and then take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, and finally steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh route planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in July, things will get slightly colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Torshavn.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

4
nights
Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. You've added Lake Leitisvatn, Mykines Holmur Lighthouse, Saksun Church, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Torshavn: Gasadalur Tunnel (in Gasadalur) and Mulafossur Waterfall (in Vagar Island). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkjubour Cathedral, enjoy the sea views from Skansin Fortress, make a trip to Torshavn Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Tinganes.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Torshavn trip maker app.

Fly from Edinburgh to Torshavn in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Edinburgh in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Torshavn, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Vagar Island, Streymoy, Kirkjubour Cathedral, Cleft Of Gjogv, Mykines Holmur Lighthouse
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Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral
Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral

few
hours
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh
For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online trip builder.

You can fly from Torshavn to Edinburgh in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Torshavn in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Edinburgh, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. You'll set off for Glencoe Village on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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1
night
Glencoe Village, United Kingdom

Glencoe Village ©
Nestled in a deep valley at the foot of the Glencoe Mountains where the River Coe meets Loch Leven, Glencoe Village reveals a landscape of green hills and rugged mountain peaks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glencoe Visitor Centre as well as An Ceann Mor. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get great views at An Ceann Mor.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Glencoe Village journey app.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glencoe Village takes 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Glencoe Village are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Isle of Skye.
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Glencoe Visitor Centre ©
Glencoe Visitor Centre
An Ceann Mor ©
An Ceann Mor

3
nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
You've added Fairy Glen, The Isle Of Skye Brewing Co Ltd, Duntulm Castle, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle. On your second day here, take in the views from Sligachan Old Bridge, admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, sample the fine beverages at Talisker Distillery, then explore the historical opulence of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, and finally explore the striking landscape at Neist Point.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Isle of Skye online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Glencoe Village to Isle of Skye takes 3 hours. While traveling from Glencoe Village, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Isle of Skye, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 12°C. You'll set off for Edinburgh on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eilean Donan Castle
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Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

1
night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh
For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh route maker tool.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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