23 days in Birmingham & Seoul Itinerary

23 days in Birmingham & Seoul Itinerary

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23 days in Birmingham & Seoul Itinerary

Start: Birmingham, United Kingdom
1
Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 11 nights
Fly + train:  21​h 30​min
2
Seoul, South Korea
— 9 nights
train + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Birmingham, United Kingdom

11
nights
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Montpellier District and Croft Castle and Parkland. Get in touch with nature at Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre and Woburn Safari Park. Explore Birmingham's surroundings by going to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), National Trust - Chirk Castle (in Chirk) and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (in Wrexham). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Goodrich Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, take a stroll around The Regal Cinema, and stroll through Powis Castle and Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham holiday planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Manchester Airport, Birmingham International Airport and East Midlands Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Birmingham

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ludlow, Stratford-upon-Avon, Birdland, Cotswolds Distillery, Powis Castle and Garden
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Bullring Birmingham ©
Bullring Birmingham
Stokesay Castle ©
Stokesay Castle
Goodrich Castle ©
Goodrich Castle

9
nights
Seoul, South Korea

Seoul ©
One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Visit Hwaseong Fortress and The Third Tunnel for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Garosu-gil and Itaewon. Change things up with these side-trips from Seoul: Nami Island (in Chuncheon), DMZ (in Paju) and Eurwangni Beach (in Incheon). Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the wide array of goods at Lotte Department Store Main, stop by Kyobo Book Store Gwanghwamun, appreciate the history behind Gwanghwamun Gate, and wander the streets of Seoul Daehangno.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Birmingham to Seoul. Traveling from Birmingham to Seoul, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Seoul: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Seoul

#Shopping, #Parks, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Paju, Nami Island, Hwaseong Fortress, Eurwangni Beach
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 10:
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Namdaemun Market ©
Namdaemun Market
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress
DMZ ©
DMZ

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