12 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

12 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 5 nights
2
Edinburgh
— 5 nights

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and HMS Belfast are in your itinerary. National Gallery and St. Paul's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Wallace Collection, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planning app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to London, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 5:
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Museum of London ©
Museum of London
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
HMS Belfast ©
HMS Belfast

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Scottish National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh Castle and Grassmarket will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Holyrood Abbey, steep yourself in history at Gilmerton Cove, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, and see the interesting displays at Surgeons' Hall Museums.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from London, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 10:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Scottish National Portrait Gallery ©
Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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