22 days in United Kingdom, Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom, Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights

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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.
Kids will enjoy Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to London due to the time zone difference. In May, London is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sizergh Castle and Kendal Castle. Escape the urban bustle at Kinmel Bay Beach and Lake District National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Pensarn Beach (in Pensarn) and Ornamental Gardens (in Grange-over-Sands).

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Manchester holiday planning app.

Take a train from London to Manchester in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Manchester sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kendal, Pensarn Beach, Kinmel Bay Beach, Ornamental Gardens
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Lake District National Park ©
Lake District National Park
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle
Kendal Castle ©
Kendal Castle

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Family-friendly places like Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat will thrill your kids. Palace of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Old Town will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, explore the historical opulence of Scottish National War Memorial, and get great views at Calton Hill.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip builder.

You can take a train from Manchester to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kids will enjoy Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Las Ramblas and Sant Pau del Camp. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, wander the streets of Carrer Petritxol, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip builder.

Fly from Edinburgh to Barcelona in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in June: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kids will enjoy Prado National Museum and Plaza Mayor. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Custodia de Arfe, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's much more to do: walk around Parque del Retiro, stroll through Casa de Campo, admire the landmark architecture of Museo Cerralbo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Madrid planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 36°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Family-friendly places like Castelo de S. Jorge and Alfama will thrill your kids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Quinta da Regaleira and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Avenida da Liberdade, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, and get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lisbon, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in June, you will find days in Lisbon are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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