8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Fly:  8 h
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Glasgow
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Cardiff
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Athens

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, thenmake a trip to The Royal Mile, and then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle.

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Athens, Greece to Edinburgh is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Edinburgh, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Edinburgh is cooler than Athens - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 4th (Sat), examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then walk around Kelvingrove Park.

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Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cardiff.

Things to do in Glasgow

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Kelvingrove Park ©
Kelvingrove Park

1
night
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
On the 5th (Sun), skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, thenget outside with Bay Island Voyages, thenhead outdoors with The Knap, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of John Batchelor.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cardiff travel route planner.

You can fly from Glasgow to Cardiff in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Cardiff

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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

3
nights
London

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Take a train from Cardiff to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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