21 days in United Kingdom, Spain & Sas van Gent Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom, Spain & Sas van Gent Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train
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Leeds, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly to London Gatwick, Train to Brighton
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Brighton, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sas van Gent, The Netherlands
— 1 day
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Barcelona International Airport
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Train
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey. Get some historical perspective at Buckingham Palace and Tower of London. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, examine the collection at The British Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the London journey builder.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a train to Leeds.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

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Leeds, United Kingdom

Capital of the North

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey, then go for a walk through York City Walls, and then examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Royal Armouries Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, and then see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Leeds travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Leeds takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Leeds: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Leeds

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Stirling Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, make a trip to Calton Hill, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip site.

You can take a train from Leeds to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nigg Old Church, then steep yourself in history at Fort George, then witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield Select Tours. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, then contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Inverness sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Brighton.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:

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Brighton, United Kingdom

London-by-the-Sea

Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
On the 1st (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head, then admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion, and then wander the streets of The Lanes. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Brighton Palace Pier, look for gifts at Gustamps, and then steep yourself in history at Arundel Castle and Gardens.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brighton day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Inverness to Brighton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sas van Gent.

Things to do in Brighton

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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Sas van Gent, The Netherlands

Sas van Gent is a town in the Netherlands. On the 3rd (Fri), engage your brain at Industrieel Museum Zeeland IMZ.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Sas van Gent trip itinerary app.

Getting from Brighton to Sas van Gent by car takes about 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Sas van Gent

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip

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Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Ciutat Vella. Popular historic sites such as El Barri Gòtic and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc Guell, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary planning website.

Explore your travel options from Sas van Gent to Barcelona with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alcazar of Segovia and Acueduct of Segovia. Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral de Segovia will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Toledo to see Catedral Primada about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

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Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: highs in Madrid hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.