3 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

3 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh
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Edinburgh

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Old Town and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Escape the urban bustle at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Royal Mile, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. September in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland

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