24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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24 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
2
Cambridge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Leeds
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Ilkley
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
8
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
London
— Few hours
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Perth

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of London and The Courtauld Gallery. National Gallery and Somerset House will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Brighton Museum and Art Gallery in Brighton (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, examine the collection at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London visit website .

Perth, Australia to London is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Perth in January, expect London to be cooler, temps between 9°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

1
night
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Houghton Mill (National Trust) as well as King's College Chapel. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of King's College Chapel and then take in the exciting artwork at Houghton Mill (National Trust).

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambridge tour itinerary builder tool .

Take a train from London to Cambridge in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Houghton Mill (National Trust)
Highlights from your plan
King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel
Houghton Mill (National Trust) ©
Houghton Mill (National Trust)

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. You've now added Lincoln Castle to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Lincoln Castle.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lincoln trip planner .

You can drive from Cambridge to Lincoln in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Lincoln, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), you're off toLeeds.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Castle ©
Lincoln Castle

2
nights
Leeds

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kirkstall Abbey, see the interesting displays at National Coal Mining Museum for England, and then wander the streets of York Shambles. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Leeds trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Lincoln to Leeds in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in Leeds can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Ilkley.

Things to do in Leeds

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

York Shambles, National Coal Mining Museum for England, Chatsworth House
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

3
nights
Ilkley

Ilkley ©
Ilkley is a spa town and civil parish in West Yorkshire, in Northern England. Get a sense of the local culture at Skipton Castle Woods and Heptonstall. Step off the beaten path and head to SMJ Falconry and And Chocolate of Haworth. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Cliffe Castle Museum & Park, make a trip to Keighley War Memorial, stroll the grounds of Ilkley War Memorial, and admire the landmark architecture of Oakworth Station, Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ilkley road trip site .

Traveling by car from Leeds to Ilkley takes an hour. In February in Ilkley, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Ilkley

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Keighley, Skipton, SMJ Falconry, Heptonstall
Highlights from your plan
SMJ Falconry ©
SMJ Falconry
Heptonstall ©
Heptonstall
Holy Trinity Church, ©
Holy Trinity Church,

5
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Biscuit Factory and Laing Art Gallery. For shopping fun, head to The Glamorous Owl or Grainger Market. Venture out of the city with trips to St lawrence church (in Warkworth), Low Newton by the Sea Beach (in Newton by the Sea) and Embleton Bay (in Embleton). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Victoria Tunnel, stroll through Durham Heritage Coast, explore the ancient world of St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow, and wander the streets of Grainger Town.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Newcastle upon Tyne holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Ilkley to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Newcastle upon Tyne are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Alnwick, Durham Heritage Coast, Long Sands Beach, St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow, Seaton Sluice Beach
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Tunnel
Victoria Tunnel
The Quayside ©
The Quayside
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and House of Fraserfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at The Scottish Deer Centre and St Andrews West Sands Beach. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Dundee to see Discovery Point about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip builder website .

Traveling by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Scottish Deer Centre, St Andrews West Sands Beach, Discovery Point
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Discovery Point ©
Discovery Point
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 15th (Sat), shop like a local with The Glasgow School of Art, examine the collection at The Tenement House, then contemplate the long history of Provand's Lordship, then take an in-depth tour of Hunterian Museum, and finally wander the streets of Glasgow West End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel and then take an in-depth tour of Scotland Street School Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow vacation maker .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Glasgow School of Art ©
The Glasgow School of Art
Glasgow West End ©
Glasgow West End

few
hours
London

London
For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Tours

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