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 St. Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. National Gallery and Houses of Parliament 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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 Holyrood Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Dean Village, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, see the interesting displays at Surgeons' Hall Museums, and stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh online journey planner.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from London in September, plan for little chillier days in Edinburgh, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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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