13 days in London, Edinburgh & Dublin Itinerary

13 days in London, Edinburgh & Dublin Itinerary

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13 days in London, Edinburgh & Dublin Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, make a trip to Big Ben, brush up on your military savvy at Sikorski Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London day trip site .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to London, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October; daily highs in London reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
Big Ben ©
Big Ben

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to St Bridgets Church in Dalgety Bay, about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pilrig St. Paul's Church, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh holiday website .

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

St Bridgets Church
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

5
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.
Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Kilkenny (Kittys cabin, The Ice Cream Parlour, & more) and St Patricks Catholic Church (in Donabate). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Dublin Zoo, sample the tasty concoctions at The Porterhouse Brewing Company, and make a trip to Merrion Square.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin online attractions planner .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kilkenny, St Patricks Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Dublin Zoo ©
Dublin Zoo
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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