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23 days in Austin, Manchester & Florence Itinerary
Austin, United States
Austin, United States— 8 nights
Fly: 17h 30min
Manchester, United Kingdom— 7 nights
Fly + train: 6h 15min
Florence, Italy— 6 nights
Fly: 22h 45min
Austin, United States
Austin, United States
Live Music Capital of the World
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.Explore hidden gems such as National Museum of the Pacific War and Grape Creek Vineyards. Get some cultural insight at Fall Creek Vineyards and Fiesta Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: Sister Creek Vineyards (in Sisterdale), Becker Vineyards (in Stonewall) and Fredericksburg (Agave Gallery Fine Art, Hilmy Cellars - Vineyards, Winery & Tasting Room, & more). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Garrison Brothers Distillery, steep yourself in history at The Driskill, tee off at Pine Forest Golf Club, and see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library.
To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Austin trip builder.
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Austin Bergstrom International Airport and San Antonio International Airport. In October in Austin, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Manchester.
Things to do in Austin
Fredericksburg, Hye, Pine Forest Golf Club, Sister Creek Vineyards, Fall Creek Vineyards
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Capital of the North
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fountains Abbey and Walls of Chester. Relax by the water at Pensarn Beach and Haverigg Beach. Explore Manchester's surroundings by going to Liverpool (The cavern club & Mendips - John Lennon Home), Chester Cathedral (in Chester) and Aysgarth Falls (in Aysgarth). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Lido Beach, browse the exhibits of Wollaton Hall and Park, get curious at Museum of Science & Industry, and contemplate the long history of Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Manchester itinerary planner.
Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Austin to Manchester. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Manchester is 6 hours. When traveling from Austin in October, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Manchester: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.
Things to do in Manchester
Liverpool, Chester, Nottingham, Haverigg Beach, Crosby Beach
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Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Lecciona and Historic Centre of San Gimignano. Get a sense of the local culture at Podere Il Cocco and Centro Storico di Siena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: San Gimignano 1300 (in San Gimignano), Tenuta Torciano Wine Tasting & Tours (in Ulignano) and Castello Romitorio (in Montalcino). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Avignonesi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappelle Medicee, admire the landmark architecture of Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.
For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence travel itinerary planner.
Traveling by flight from Manchester to Florence takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Manchester to Florence, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in October, expect Florence to be somewhat warmer, temps between 72°F and 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Florence
San Gimignano, Montalcino, La Lecciona, Avignonesi, Centro Storico di Siena
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