17 days in United Kingdom, Amsterdam & Dublin Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pickering's Gin Distillery and The Chocolatarium. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Surgeons' Hall Museums and The Black Watch Castle & Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin), Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines (in Errol) and The Michael Bruce Cottage Museum (in Kinnesswood). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, stroll through Calton Hill, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Dean Village.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online visit planner.

Nashville, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Edinburgh is 6 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Nashville in November: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 48°F and lows are around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Inverness.
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Inverness, United Kingdom — 1 night

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, and then kick back and relax at Nairn Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inverness trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Inverness sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to World Heritage Kinderdijk and Zaanse Schans. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Portuguese Synagogue and Canals area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft) and The Hague (Panorama Mesdag, Kunstmuseum Den Haag, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, explore the engaging exhibits at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Inverness to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. November in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Liverpool.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours
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Liverpool, United Kingdom — 2 nights

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), head outdoors with The Romans, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Peter's Church, Woolton, then steep yourself in history at Strawberry Field, and finally explore the world behind art at FACT Liverpool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): slough off your stress at Adam and Eve Turkish Bath, then see the interesting displays at Quirky Quarter, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birkenhead Priory.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Liverpool driving holiday planning website.

Fly from Amsterdam to Liverpool in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Liverpool due to the time zone difference. November in Liverpool sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 4 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Do your shopping at Henry Street and St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Portmarnock Beach and Dublin Mountains. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Windmill Lane Recording Studios, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Roe & Co Distillery, contemplate the long history of Royal Hospital Kilmainham, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Liverpool to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in November, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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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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Scottish Highlands travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
The Scottish Highlands are the reason why Scotland looks like nowhere else in the world. The rugged landscapes of the Highlands are at once formidable and beautiful. Perhaps the best way to experience the awe-inspiring natural wonders of the region is by including a leisurely road trip in your itinerary. A journey through the Highlands is a journey through the history of our planet, as the ancient rocks were formed over a period of hundreds of millions of years. The region contains some of Europe’s most extensive wilderness areas, many of which have been designated as national parks and are essential places to visit for any nature lover. Dotted with small fishing villages, the region is also a foodie's paradise, offering arguably some of the finest fresh seafood and venison delicacies in the world.
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