16 days in United Kingdom & Alicante Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom & Alicante Itinerary

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Alicante, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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St Ives, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

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Alicante, Spain — 5 nights

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Change things up with these side-trips from Alicante: Benidorm (Mirador del Castell, El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm, &more), Elche (Misteri D'Elx & Bodegas Faelo) and Faro de Santa Pola (in Santa Pola). There's lots more to do: stop by Los Ilustres, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA), make a trip to Passeig Esplanada d'Espanya, and appreciate the views at Guadalest Valley.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Alicante online itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Slovenia, the closest major aiports are Alicante International Airport, San Javier Airport and Región de Murcia International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Alicante can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Manchester.
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Side Trips
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Manchester, United Kingdom — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Manchester Cathedral, see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Alicante to Manchester takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Alicante in November, you will find days in Manchester are much colder (11°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.
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Spas · Museums · Fun & Games · Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience. On your second day here, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and then take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Manchester to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. November in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to St. Andrews.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums
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St. Andrews, United Kingdom — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): examine the collection at V&A Dundee, explore the galleries of Discovery Point, then stop by The Old Cheese Shop Cafe, and finally play a few rounds at St Andrews Links.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our St. Andrews trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to St. Andrews takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in St. Andrews can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to York.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors
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York, United Kingdom — 2 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, wander the streets of York Shambles, then examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, and finally delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

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You can drive from St. Andrews to York in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in York can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Liverpool.
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Liverpool, United Kingdom — 1 night

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 15th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, then see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, and finally see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Liverpool tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from York to Liverpool in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Bath.
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Bath, United Kingdom — 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St Ives.
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St Ives, United Kingdom — 2 nights

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the galleries of New Craftsman Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, then view the masterpieces at Salthouse Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Carbis Bay Beach. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary, identify plant and animal life at Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hayle Towans Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our St Ives online vacation maker.

Getting from Bath to St Ives by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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Cornwall travel guide

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Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.
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