30 days in Italy, London & Edinburgh Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Como, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

The Square Mile

London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, walk around Hyde Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the London trip builder.

Perth, Australia to London is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to London, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in July, expect London to be a bit warmer, temps between 73°F and 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Wed) before leaving for Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Athens of the North

Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online vacation planner.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit cooler in Edinburgh: highs are around 66°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can fly to Rome.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Rome, Italy — 7 nights

Eternal City

Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome online attractions planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Rome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Rome is 1 hour. Traveling from Edinburgh in July, expect nights in Rome to be somewhat warmer, around 70°F, while days are much hotter, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Battistero di San Giovanni, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Florence tour itinerary website.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 64°F in Florence. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

City of Romance

Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice day trip site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Bottelli, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Milan driving holiday tool.

Drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Milan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Como.
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Como, Italy — 4 nights

City of Silk

Change things up with these side-trips from Como: I Sentieri dei Lupi del Cornaggia - MTB (in Colazza), Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina) and Orta San Giulio (San Giulio Island & Lake Orta). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at I Falconieri del Feudo, look for gifts at Teatro del Gusto Como, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and head off the coast to Isola Bella.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Como online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Como, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 1 night

Eternal City

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Terme di Caracalla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II, and finally admire the striking features of Villa Borghese.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Como to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Como in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rome, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Thu) before leaving for home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Lake Como travel guide

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A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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