12 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

12 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

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London
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Edinburgh
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London

— 5 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and HMS Belfast are in your itinerary. National Gallery and Wallace Collection are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museum of London, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and wander the streets of Westminster.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to fly to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Surgeons' Hall Museums and Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Edinburgh Castle and Dean Village will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holyrood Abbey, contemplate the long history of Gilmerton Cove, step into the grandiose world of Craigmillar Castle, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from London in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Edinburgh: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 10: