17 days in United Kingdom, Galway & Dublin Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom, Galway & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
2
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— Few hours
3
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 1 night
4
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 1 night
5
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
7
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
8
Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
9
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights

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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 some cultural insight at The British Museum and National Gallery. Visit Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, make a trip to Big Ben, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London road trip website.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to London due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May: highs in London hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Buchanan Street and then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

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Traveling by flight from London to Glasgow takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street

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Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William
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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Peace Memorial.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fort William trip planner.

Drive from Glasgow to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
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 Walking Tours. On the 6th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, take an in-depth tour of Skye Museum of Island Life, and then take a memorable tour with Portree Walking Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Skye Museum of Island Life ©
Skye Museum of Island Life

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night
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, look for gifts at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, and then contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Nairn Beach and then contemplate the long history of Fort George.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness road trip tool.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Inverness, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairn Beach, Culloden Battlefield, Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
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Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 9th (Sun), examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, thenexplore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, thenexplore the historical opulence of Scottish National War Memorial, and finally contemplate the long history of Georgian House. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Calton Hill, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, thencontemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and finally browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find out how to plan a trip to Edinburgh, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
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.
On the 11th (Tue), stop by Cathedral Quarter, have fun and explore at W5, thensteep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, and finally meet the residents at Belfast Zoo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Belfast itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Belfast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Belfast

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Belfast Zoo
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Belfast Zoo ©
Belfast Zoo
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
Cathedral Quarter ©
Cathedral Quarter

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Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, admire the masterpieces at Galway Arts Centre, and then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Ashford Castle and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fanore Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Galway day trip tool.

Getting from Belfast to Galway by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Belfast in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Galway, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Ashford Castle, Fanore Beach
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Fanore Beach ©
Fanore Beach
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, take a stroll through Temple Bar, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Dublin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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