15 days in United Kingdom & Iceland Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom & Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in United Kingdom & Iceland Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
St. Brelade, United Kingdom
— 1 night
+2
Fly + train + bus:  4​h
2
Swanage, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 1 night
+2
train + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
4
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 30​min
5
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
6
Stromness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  6​h 30​min
7
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+2
train + Fly + bus:  13​h
End: New York City, United States

1
night
St. Brelade, United Kingdom

St. Brelade ©
If you're looking for places to see in St.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere), kick back and relax at St. Brelade's Bay Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the St. Brelade trip planning website .

New York City, USA to St. Brelade is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to St. Brelade. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in St. Brelade reach 65°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Swanage.

Things to do in St. Brelade

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital
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Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach

2
nights
Swanage, United Kingdom

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, and then kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Swanage day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from St. Brelade to Swanage in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In June, daytime highs in Swanage are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Swanage

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

The Tank Museum, Corfe Castle, Weymouth Beach, Bournemouth Beach
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Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach

1
night
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at HMS Victory, then examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, then steep yourself in history at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and finally take an in-depth tour of HMS Warrior 1860.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth online attractions planner .

Drive from Swanage to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Portsmouth

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
HMS Warrior 1860 ©
HMS Warrior 1860
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

2
nights
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 1st (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrholaey, and then stroll through Black Sand Beach.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vik trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Portsmouth to Vik takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Portsmouth in June, you will find days in Vik are slightly colder (51°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Vik

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrholaey ©
Dyrholaey

2
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, then steep yourself in history at Fort George, then get your bearings at Culloden Battlefield, and finally explore the activities along River Ness.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Inverness vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Vik to Inverness takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Vik in July, you will find days in Inverness are a bit warmer (66°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Inverness

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield
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Fort George
Fort George
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

2
nights
Stromness, United Kingdom

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Maeshowe, explore the ancient world of Ring of Brodgar, and then delve into the distant past at Skara Brae. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, steep yourself in history at Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Magnus Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Viking Centre.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stromness tour app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Inverness to Stromness in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. When traveling from Inverness in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Stromness: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Stromness

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Nightlife

Side Trips

Stenness, The Viking Centre, Saint Magnus Cathedral, Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm
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Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe
Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm ©
Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

3
nights
Llandudno, United Kingdom

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Visit Beaumaris Castle and Caernarfon Castle for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Great Orme and Promenade. Explore Llandudno's surroundings by going to Zipline (in Blaenau Ffestiniog) and Portmeirion Village (in Portmeirion). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Conwy Castle.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Llandudno online tour planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Stromness to Llandudno in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Stromness in July, Llandudno is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Zipline, Conwy Castle, Portmeirion Village, Caernarfon Castle, Beaumaris Castle
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Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

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