20 days in Italy & Edinburgh Itinerary

20 days in Italy & Edinburgh Itinerary

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20 days in Italy & Edinburgh Itinerary

Start: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+4
Bus + Foot + Fly + Bus + Train:  15 h 15 min
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Grignasco, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  18 h
End: Playa del Carmen, Mexico

6
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of Scotland and The Real Mary King's Close. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, identify plant and animal life at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Edinburgh is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Playa del Carmen to Edinburgh is 5 hours. In May, Edinburgh is much colder than Playa del Carmen - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

2
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Superga, then see the interesting displays at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio.

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You can fly from Edinburgh to Turin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in June, things will get a bit warmer in Turin: highs are around 26°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grignasco.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

few
hours
Grignasco, Italy

Grignasco
Grignasco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80km northeast of Turin and about 35km northwest of Novara. To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grignasco online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turin to Grignasco in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Turin in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Grignasco, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. You will leave for Milan on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Grignasco

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping
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5
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Escape the urban bustle at Turati Centro Nautico Lario and AC Boat. Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Milano and Menaggio. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Como (Sentiero 6 - Valbasca & Cathedral of Como (Duomo)), Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina) and I Giardini di Villa Melzi (in Bellagio). Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club and raise your glass at Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar.

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Traveling by car from Grignasco to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Como, Menaggio, Villa del Balbianello, Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar, Turati Centro Nautico Lario
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Turati Centro Nautico Lario ©
Turati Centro Nautico Lario
AC Boat ©
AC Boat

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Museo di San Marco. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence trip builder.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Guardastelle Vineyard, Castello del Trebbio
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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