5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seacliff Beach and Portobello Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rosslyn Chapel and Edinburgh Castle. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Thorntonloch Beach in Dunbar--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Thorntonloch Beach, Rosslyn Chapel, Seacliff Beach
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Seacliff Beach
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