15 days in United Kingdom, Rome & Greek Isles Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom, Rome & Greek Isles Itinerary

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15 days in United Kingdom, Rome & Greek Isles Itinerary

Denver, United States
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Denver, United States

3
days
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions capture your imagination. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Royal Mile, tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and steep yourself in history at Georgian House.

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Denver, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in October, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 55°F. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.

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Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia
The Royal Mile

4
days
Rome, Italy

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Borghese Gallery and Vatican Museums. You'll explore and learn at Capitoline Museums and Sistine Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Pantheon, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and delve into the mystery of Catacombe di San Callisto.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in October, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 73°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

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Vatican City
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Basilica di San Pietro
Vatican Museums
Colosseum

2
days
Mykonos Town, Greece

On the 16th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Sostis Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Little Venice.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in October since evenings lows in Mykonos Town dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach
Agios Sostis Beach

4
days
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery and British Museum. Family-friendly places like Natural History Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mykonos Town to London is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mykonos Town in October, with highs in London at 60°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Natural History Museum
British Museum
National Gallery

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