51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
2
Brixham, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
3
Lyon, France
— 4 nights
4
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
5
Paisley, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
6
Oban, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Fort Augustus, United Kingdom
— Few hours
8
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Cruden Bay (Port Erroll), United Kingdom
— 2 nights
10
Stirling, United Kingdom
— 1 night
11
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
12
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
13
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 night
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Saariselka, Finland
— 2 nights
15
Inari, Finland
— 1 day
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Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 night
17
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
18
Keflavik, Iceland
— 1 night
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Skogar, Iceland
— Few hours
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland
— 1 night
21
Jokulsarlon, Iceland
— 1 day
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland
— 1 night
23
Hvolsvollur, Iceland
— 1 night
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Geysir, Iceland
— Few hours
25
Thingvellir, Iceland
— Few hours
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 8 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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the London trip builder.

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Brixham on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 11:

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Brixham, United Kingdom

Brixham
Brixham is a small fishing town and civil parish in the district of Torbay in the county of Devon, in the south-west of England. To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Brixham day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from London to Brixham takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. On the 17th (Tue), you're off to Lyon.

Things to do in Brixham

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 17:

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Lyon, France

Lyon
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lyon trip builder app.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Brixham to Lyon takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brixham to Lyon is 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Clitheroe on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Lyon

Outdoors Fun & Games Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom

Clitheroe
Clitheroe is a town and civil parish in the Borough of Ribble Valley, approximately 34 miles (55 km) northwest of Manchester, in Lancashire, England. To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Clitheroe route planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lyon to Clitheroe. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Paisley.

Things to do in Clitheroe

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 27:

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Paisley, United Kingdom

Paisley
Paisley is the largest town in the historic county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland and serves as the administrative centre for the Renfrewshire council area. To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paisley trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Clitheroe to Paisley in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel to Oban.

Things to do in Paisley

Outdoors Nightlife Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:

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Oban, United Kingdom

Oban
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Oban visit planner.

Traveling by car from Paisley to Oban takes 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Oban are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll set off for Fort Augustus on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Oban

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

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Fort Augustus, United Kingdom

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fort Augustus trip planner.

Getting from Oban to Fort Augustus by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Oban in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fort Augustus, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Urquhart Castle
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Inverness itinerary planner.

Getting from Fort Augustus to Inverness by car takes about an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Cruden Bay (Port Erroll).

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:

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Cruden Bay (Port Erroll), United Kingdom

Cruden Bay (Port Erroll)
For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cruden Bay (Port Erroll) vacation planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Cruden Bay (Port Erroll) in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll travel to Stirling.

Things to do in Cruden Bay (Port Erroll)

Parks Outdoors Golf
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:

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Stirling, United Kingdom

Stirling
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Stirling online trip builder.

Getting from Cruden Bay (Port Erroll) to Stirling by car takes about 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Chapel Royal ©
Chapel Royal
Great Kitchens ©
Great Kitchens

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Calton Hill, National Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle. Visit Greyfriars Kirk and The Real Mary King's Close for their historical value. Edinburgh Old Town and Greyfriars Kirkyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh online route planner.

Traveling by car from Stirling to Edinburgh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 9th (Thu), you're off to Helsinki.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Military Museum of Manes as well as Suomenlinna Museum. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thensee the interesting displays at Suomenlinna Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Military Museum of Manes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki visit planning app.

Getting from Edinburgh to Helsinki by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Edinburgh in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Military Museum of Manes ©
Military Museum of Manes

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Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes BearhillHusky. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday planning website.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
BearhillHusky ©
BearhillHusky
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Saariselka, Finland

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Saariselka is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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Inari, Finland

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lemmenjoki National Park. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Inari takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Inari are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi
For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. You will leave for Helsinki on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 15:

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki
To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You'll set off for Keflavik on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 16:

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Keflavik, Iceland

Keflavik
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. Plan my day in Keflavik using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Keflavik. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Helsinki to Keflavik. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Helsinki in January, with highs in Keflavik at °C and lows at °C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to Skogar.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 17:

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Skogar, Iceland

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
Solheimasandur Plane Wreck has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then don't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Skogar trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Keflavik to Skogar by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in Skogar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Skogar

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Solheimasandur Plane Wreck ©
Solheimasandur Plane Wreck

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland

Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kirkjubaejarklaustur travel route builder.

You can drive from Skogar to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for Jokulsarlon on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 18:

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Jokulsarlon, Iceland

Jokulsarlon ©
Glacier Guides - Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon, enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, and then shake up your sightseeing with Glacier Guides - Day Tours.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jokulsarlon trip builder.

You can drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Jokulsarlon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Jokulsarlon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Jokulsarlon

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Glacier Guides - Day Tours
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
On the 19th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Fjadrargljufur Canyon and then contemplate the long history of Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip planner.

Getting from Jokulsarlon to Kirkjubaejarklaustur by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Nature Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar ©
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar

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Hvolsvollur, Iceland

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hvolsvollur trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hvolsvollur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Hvolsvollur sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Geysir.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kerið, Gullfoss Falls, Bruarfoss Waterfall
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Kerið ©
Kerið
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Geysir, Iceland

Geysir
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Geysir holiday maker.

You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Geysir in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hvolsvollur in January, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Geysir. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Geysir

Outdoors Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 21:

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Thingvellir, Iceland

Thingvellir
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
Snorkeling Trips to Silfra has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): add some fun to your beach time Snorkeling Trips to Silfra.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thingvellir trip maker.

Drive from Geysir to Thingvellir in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Thingvellir can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Thingvellir

Adventure Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 21:

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arbaejarlaug swimming pool as well as Hallgrimskirkja.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Reykjavik online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Thingvellir to Reykjavik takes an hour. January in Reykjavik sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wallace Collection and National Gallery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sir John Soane's Museum and Natural History Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), Hampton Court Palace (in East Molesey) and IWM Duxford (in Duxford). See some other sides of London: take a stroll through Westminster, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, get engrossed in the history at Museum of London, and admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the London travel route website.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to London takes 6 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in January, expect London to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, Hampton Court Palace, IWM Duxford, The Hawking Centre
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Hampton Court Palace ©
Hampton Court Palace

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