5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh
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5
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Edinburgh

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rosslyn Chapel and The Kelpies & The Helix. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Royal Mile and Royal Yacht Britannia. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Stirling and see The National Wallace Monument, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and stroll through Calton Hill.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Chile, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Kelpies & The Helix, Rosslyn Chapel, The National Wallace Monument
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Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel
The Royal Mile

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