30 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Oban, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Fort William, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Cork, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 6 nights

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've added Notting Hill, Covent Garden, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, get engrossed in the history at Imperial War Museum London, and hunt for treasures at Camden Market.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London trip itinerary maker site.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to London is minus 10 hours. In June, daytime highs in London are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 3 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Royal Mile, Scotch Whisky Bar and Doune Castle. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle and get great views at Calton Hill.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh vacation planning tool.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, Edinburgh is little chillier than London - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oban.
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Oban, United Kingdom — 1 night

Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): make a trip to McCaig's Tower.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oban road trip planning tool.

Getting from Edinburgh to Oban by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Edinburgh, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Oban, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 12°C. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fort William.
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Fort William, United Kingdom — 2 nights

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. For maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fort William trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Oban to Fort William takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Isle of Skye.
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom — 1 night

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Portree Harbour as well as Eilean Donan Castle. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle and then explore the activities along Portree Harbour.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Isle of Skye route planning site.

Getting from Fort William to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 1 night

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Belfast.
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Belfast, United Kingdom — 3 nights

A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Your day by day itinerary now includes City Walls, Giant's Causeway and The Dark Hedges. There's more to do: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast.

Plan trip to Belfast with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Belfast in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Belfast sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for Galway.
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Galway, Ireland — 3 nights

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Step out of Galway to go to Liscannor and see Cliffs of Moher, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: walk around Eyre Square.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Galway trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Belfast to Galway takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Galway, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Cork.
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Cork, Ireland — 3 nights

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Cork is known for historic sites, shopping, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens and browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cork trip planner.

You can drive from Galway to Cork in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 4 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around St Stephens Green, examine the collection at Irish Whiskey Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Trinity College Dublin, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

You can drive from Cork to Dublin in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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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.
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Ireland travel guide

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Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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