5 days in Europe Itinerary

5 days in Europe Itinerary

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5 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt, Germany
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Frankfurt, Germany

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Duomo di Pisa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Siena (Duomo di Siena & Piazza del Campo) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence online attractions planner .

Frankfurt, Germany to Florence is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, Florence is somewhat warmer than Frankfurt - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisa, Siena, Le mura di Lucca
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Florence to Edinburgh in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Florence to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In September, Edinburgh is slightly colder than Florence - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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