25 days in Rome, London & Edinburgh Itinerary

25 days in Rome, London & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Start: Canberra, Australia
Fly:  28 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Canberra, Australia

6
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome attractions planning app.

Canberra, Australia to Rome is an approximately 28- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Canberra to Rome. When traveling from Canberra in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Rome: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. You'll set off for London on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: The Moreton Gallery (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Holy Trinity Church (in Stratford-upon-Avon) and Bourton-on-the-Water (Bourton On The Water Cemetery, St Lawrence's Church, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Rome to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in September: high temperatures in London hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, The Moreton Gallery, Holy Trinity Church
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Homeless Jesus Statue, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, sample the tasty concoctions at Stewart Brewing, appreciate the history behind Scott Monument, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in October, with highs in Edinburgh at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Glasgow
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

Enjoy London some more: take in panoramic vistas at The View from The Shard, contemplate the long history of Royal Mews, have some family-friendly fun at Flight Experience London - Flight Simulator, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your London trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Tours Museums Shopping
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Food Tours
The View from The Shard ©
The View from The Shard
Walking tours