28 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Reykjavik Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Reykjavik Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
2
Holyhead, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 1 night
4
Pembroke, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
5
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
7
Drumnadrochit, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
9
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Paul's Cathedral and Houses of Parliament. Visit Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Big Ben, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the London trip builder.

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. June in London sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can take a train to Holyhead.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

2
nights
Holyhead, United Kingdom

Holyhead
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, contemplate the long history of Beaumaris Courthouse, thenexplore the historical opulence of Beaumaris Castle, and finally kick back and relax at Benllech Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Traeth Crigyll, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Llanddwyn Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Llanbadrig Church.

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Take a train from London to Holyhead in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from London, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Holyhead, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Holyhead

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Beaumaris, Llanddwyn Beach, Llanbadrig Church, Caernarfon Castle, Benllech Beach
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Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Llanddwyn Beach ©
Llanddwyn Beach

1
night
Llandudno, United Kingdom

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Conwy Town Walls, contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr, explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, thentake in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Llandudno trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Holyhead to Llandudno in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Llandudno are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pembroke.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Conwy
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Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Great Orme ©
Great Orme

3
nights
Pembroke, United Kingdom

Pembroke ©
Pembroke is a historic settlement and was the county town of Pembrokeshire in West Wales. Popular historic sites such as Pembroke Castle and St. Davids Cathedral are in your itinerary. Visiting Barafundle Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Step out of Pembroke with an excursion to Solva in Solva--about 44 minutes away. Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Folly Farm. It doesn't end there: stroll through Manorbier Beach.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read Pembroke travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Pembroke takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Pembroke are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Galway.

Things to do in Pembroke

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

St. Davids, Solva, Manorbier Beach, Folly Farm
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Pembroke Castle ©
Pembroke Castle
Barafundle Beach ©
Barafundle Beach
St. Davids Cathedral ©
St. Davids Cathedral

2
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wild Atlantic Way and Tyrone House. Popular historic sites such as Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and The Cong Heritage Trail are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre (in Westport), Liscannor (Cliffs of Moher & Hag's Head) and Burren National Park (in Corofin).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Galway road trip tool.

You can drive from Pembroke to Galway in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July in Galway, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Liscannor, Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Burren National Park, The Cong Heritage Trail
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Get some historical perspective at Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Trinity College Dublin. Venture out of the city with trips to Kilkenny (St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower & Kilkenny Castle). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Temple Bar, stroll around Phoenix Park, examine the collection at The Little Museum of Dublin, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Newman University Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Dublin, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

2
nights
Drumnadrochit, United Kingdom

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. On the 13th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Invermoriston Falls, cruise along General Wade’s Military Roads, steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey, thensteep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle, and finally explore the ancient world of Corrimony Chambered Cairn. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, hike along Farigaig Forest, and then trek along Hillside Path.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Drumnadrochit trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Drumnadrochit takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Invermoriston Falls, Farigaig Forest, Hillside Path
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Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Corrimony Chambered Cairn ©
Corrimony Chambered Cairn

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visiting Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Greyfriars Kirk. Venture out of the city with trips to Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip planner.

Getting from Drumnadrochit to Edinburgh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Stirling Castle
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Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

5
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get some cultural insight at Thingvellir National Park and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Step off the beaten path and head to Strokkur and Heidmork Nature Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Ytri Tunga Beach (in Arnarstapi), Kerið (in Selfoss) and Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall (in Skalholt). There's still lots to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, wander the streets of Laugavegur, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and head outdoors with Hekluhestar.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Reykjavik takes 6 hours. When traveling from Edinburgh in July, plan for little chillier days in Reykjavik, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hekluhestar, Ytri Tunga Beach, Kerið, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Thingvellir National Park
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

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