60 days in Sweden & United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in Sweden & United Kingdom Itinerary

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60 days in Sweden & United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Stromness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
7
Alnwick, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
York, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Swanage, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
13
St. Helier, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
14
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland


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4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal Palace and Vasa Museum. Appreciate the collections at Skansen and Royal Armory. Change things up with a short trip to Gripsholm Castle in Mariefred (about 58 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Fotografiska, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stockholm Old Town, learn about all things military at Army Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Nordiska museet.

Find out how to plan Stockholm trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Stockholm is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Gripsholm Castle
Highlights from your plan
ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

4
nights
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Scottish Lighthouses and Fraserburgh Heritage Centre. Visit Dunnottar Castle and Admiralty Gateway for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Aberdeen side-trips: Peterhead (Arbuthnot Museum & Peterhead Prison Museum), Buchan Ness Lighthouse (in Boddam) and RSPB Scotland Loch of Strathbeg nature reserve (in Crimond). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Church from Gardenstown, delve into the distant past at Pitsligo Castle, see the interesting displays at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Fyvie Castle.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Aberdeen driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Aberdeen takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Aberdeen are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Stonehaven, Gardenstown, Alford
Highlights from your plan
Aberdeen Maritime Museum ©
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle
Peterhead Prison Museum ©
Peterhead Prison Museum

4
nights
Stromness, United Kingdom

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Skara Brae and Ring of Brodgar. Get some historical perspective at Barony Mill and Standing Stones of Stenness. Change things up with these side-trips from Stromness: Hoy (Dwarfie Stane, Hackness Martello Tower, & more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Broch of Gurness, contemplate the long history of The Viking Centre, identify plant and animal life at Fernvalley Wildlife Centre, and have fun and explore at Corrigall Farm Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Stromness trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Aberdeen to Stromness by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. June in Stromness sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hoy, Birsay, Evie, Stenness, Orkneyinga Saga Centre
Highlights from your plan
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Orkneyinga Saga Centre ©
Orkneyinga Saga Centre

5
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Let the collections at Highland Folk Museum and Highland Archive Centre capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Culloden Battlefield and Urquhart Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie) and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, take a peaceful walk through Rothiemurchus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nigg Old Church, and identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre.

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Getting from Stromness to Inverness by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Newtonmore, Golspie, Clava Cairns
Highlights from your plan
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

5
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens and Atholl Country Life Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eilean Donan Castle and Inveraray Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Castle Stalker (in Appin), Ardverikie Estate (in Newtonmore) and Glenfinnan (Glenfinnan Viaduct & Glenfinnan Church). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, contemplate the long history of Inveraray Jail, learn about all things military at The Commando Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Conan's Kirk .

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fort William trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Pitlochry, Inveraray, Camas nan Geall, Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Inveraray Jail ©
Inveraray Jail

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Explore hidden gems such as Stirling Castle and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Glasgow (The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel & Buchanan Street). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Glasgow, Stirling Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

4
nights
Alnwick, United Kingdom

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lindisfarne Priory and Bamburgh Castle. Appreciate the collections at Paxton House and Mary Queen of Scots House. Change things up with these side-trips from Alnwick: Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh (in Bamburgh), Norham Castle (in Norham) and Town Hall and Town Gaol Berwick upon Tweed (in Berwick upon Tweed). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Peter, see the interesting displays at Grace Darling Museum, and explore the ancient world of Jedburgh Abbey.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Alnwick trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Alnwick, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Berwick upon Tweed, Jedburgh, Norham Castle, St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

4
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Popular historic sites such as York City Walls and Whitby Abbey are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Beamish Museum and Lincoln Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton) and Lincoln (Steep Hill & Lincoln Castle). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at York Castle Museum and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the York trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Alnwick to York in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Lincoln, Beamish Museum, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Whitby Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

4
nights
Caernarfon, United Kingdom

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Popular historic sites such as Caernarfon Castle and Beaumaris Castle are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Stack Lighthouse and Harlech Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caernarfon: South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve (in Holyhead), St Cybi's Well (in Llangybi) and Nant Gwrtheyrn (in Llithfaen). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Yr Ysgwrn, steep yourself in history at Y Lasynys Fawr, explore the historical opulence of National Trust Penrhyn Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Marks's Brithdir.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Caernarfon trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from York to Caernarfon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from York, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Caernarfon, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Holyhead, Harlech, St Cybi's Well, Yr Ysgwrn, Saint Marks's Brithdir
Highlights from your plan
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle

5
nights
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Longleat and Brunel's SS Great Britain are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester), St Fagans National Museum of History (in Cardiff) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Blenheim Palace, explore the world behind art at Nature in Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Hailes Church, and see the interesting displays at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cheltenham itinerary planning site .

Drive from Caernarfon to Cheltenham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. While traveling from Caernarfon, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cheltenham, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Bath, Gloucester, Longleat, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
Highlights from your plan
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Longleat ©
Longleat
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace

3
nights
Swanage, United Kingdom

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Corfe Castle and Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Model Village Gardens & Cafe and Anvil Point Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth), Monkey World (in Wareham) and The Tank Museum (in Bovington). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, take in the exciting artwork at Lucy's Farm, get a taste of the local shopping with L'Artishe Gallery and Studio, and get engrossed in the history at Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Swanage trip planner .

Drive from Cheltenham to Swanage in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cheltenham in July, Swanage is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Wareham, Lulworth Cove
Highlights from your plan
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Monkey World ©
Monkey World

4
nights
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and The Mary Rose Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Osborne House and HMS Warrior 1860. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portsmouth: Isle of Wight Steam Railway (in Wootton), Carisbrooke Castle (in Newport) and Arundel Castle and Gardens (in Arundel). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, examine the collection at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, and contemplate the long history of Winchester Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Swanage to Portsmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Arundel Castle and Gardens, Osborne House, Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
HMS Warrior 1860 ©
HMS Warrior 1860
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

3
nights
St. Helier, United Kingdom

St. Helier ©
Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital and The Channel Islands Military Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Elizabeth Castle and Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere).

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the St. Helier planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Portsmouth to St. Helier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July in St. Helier, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Grouville, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Mont Orgueil Castle, St. Saviour Parish Church
Highlights from your plan
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)

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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 Dover Castle and Canterbury Cathedral. National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

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Fly from St. Helier to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Castle
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral

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