9 days in Scarborough, Whitby & York Itinerary

9 days in Scarborough, Whitby & York Itinerary

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9 days in Scarborough, Whitby & York Itinerary

Start: Florence
+3
train + Fly + bus + train:  8​h 15​min
1
Scarborough
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Whitby
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
York
— 6 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + train:  7​h
End: Florence

1
night
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the activities along Peasholm Park and then kick back and relax at Filey Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Crofts Chocolates, then enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, and then indulge your taste buds at Harbour View.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Scarborough tour planner.

Florence, Italy to Scarborough is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight, train, and subway. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Traveling from Florence to Scarborough, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Florence, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Scarborough, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Whitby.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Filey Beach
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Peasholm Park ©
Peasholm Park
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

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Whitby

Whitby ©
On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Whitby Harbour Apartment, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Victorian Science, and then admire the striking features of Whitby Abbey.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Whitby tour planner.

Whitby is just a short distance from Scarborough. In January, daytime highs in Whitby are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Whitby

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Victorian Science ©
Museum of Victorian Science
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Whitby Harbour ©
Whitby Harbour

6
nights
York

York ©
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.
Explore York's surroundings by going to Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Fountains Abbey (in Ripon). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, get a sense of history and politics at Guildhall, and find something for the whole family at York Motorsports Village.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read York trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Whitby to York by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in York are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Durham, Fountains Abbey
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York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

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