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

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

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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Sas van Gent
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Sas van Gent, The Netherlands
— 1 day
Drive
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Brighton, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train to London Gatwick, Fly to Inverness
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Leeds, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Prado National Museum and Acueduct of Segovia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Alcazar of Segovia and Iglesia de San Andres. Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid tour planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, you will find days in Madrid are much warmer (40°C), and nights are a bit warmer (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Barcelona Cathedral and Palau Guell. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Anfiteatro de Tarragona (in Tarragona) and Illuminated Fountain (in Salou). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, step into the grandiose world of Montjuic Castle, and make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip maker.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sas van Gent.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

1
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Sas van Gent, The Netherlands

Sas van Gent is a town in the Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): engage your brain at Industrieel Museum Zeeland IMZ.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sas van Gent trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Barcelona to Sas van Gent. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brighton.

Things to do in Sas van Gent

Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and The Mary Rose. Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Pavilion and Arundel Castle and Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brighton: Battle Abbey and Battlefield (in Battle) and Beachy Head (in Eastbourne). There's more to do: take a stroll through The Lanes and stop by Old Town Hastings.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brighton trip planner.

You can drive from Sas van Gent to Brighton in 5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sas van Gent to Brighton due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Brighton can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Brighton

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Urquhart Castle and Fort George. Get some cultural insight at Culloden Battlefield and Cawdor Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Fort Augustus Abbey (in Fort Augustus), Nigg Old Church (in Nigg) and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie). There's much more to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Cille Choirill Church, delve into the distant past at Ruthven Barracks, and contemplate the long history of Beauly Priory.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Brighton to Inverness takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brighton in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 10°C in Inverness. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral. Visit Stirling Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse for their historical value. When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin, approximately Roslin away. There's lots more to do: stroll around Princes Street Gardens, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Leeds.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at York City Walls and Whitby Abbey. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lincoln Cathedral and Fountains Abbey. Get out of town with these interesting Leeds side-trips: 199 Steps (in Whitby), Lincoln Castle (in Lincoln) and York (National Railway Museum, The York Dungeon, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Royal Armouries Museum and stroll around Peasholm Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Leeds travel route app.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Leeds in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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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 Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Popular historic sites such as St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the London travel planner.

Take a train from Leeds to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Leeds in August, you will find days in London are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

Spain travel guide

4.4
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.

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.