23 days in United Kingdom, Sweden & Northwest Italy Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom, Sweden & Northwest Italy Itinerary

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1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
3
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, examine the collection at Vasa Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Skansen.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm journey planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Stockholm is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Stockholm is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Stockholm: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Monteliusvagen ©
Monteliusvagen

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle and St Andrews Links are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to National Wallace Monument and St Andrews Cathedral. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre (in Stirling), Eden Mill (in St. Andrews) and Doune Castle (in Doune). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, visit Edinburgh Old Town, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh driving holiday planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Edinburgh by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Edinburgh is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in August, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors

Side Trips

Stirling, St. Andrews
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links

2
nights
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chester Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Walls of Chester, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and finally stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Museum of Liverpool, thensee the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Coed Llandegla Forest.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Liverpool trip builder.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Liverpool in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Liverpool when traveling from Edinburgh in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chester, Coed Llandegla Forest
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Walls of Chester ©
Walls of Chester
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds Distillery. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our London travel route planner.

Take a train from Liverpool to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in London are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Blenheim Palace, Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza delle Erbe and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Arena di Verona, &more) and Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scoletta del Santo). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, wander the streets of Cannaregio, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from London to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica of Santa Croce and Duomo di Pisa. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Pisa (Camposanto, Baptistery of St. John, &more) and Lucca (Torre Guinigi & St Martin Cathedral). And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence tour planning tool.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Pisa, Lucca
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Peter's Square and Duomo di Orvieto. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Orvieto (Pozzo di San Patrizio & Orvieto Underground). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planning app.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Orvieto
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St. Peter's Square ©
St. Peter's Square
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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