6 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

6 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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6 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  34​h
Glasgow
— 1 night
train:  1​h
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  33​h
Sydney

1
day
Glasgow

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Snow Factor, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then stroll through Kelvingrove Park.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow travel itinerary creator.

Sydney, Australia to Glasgow is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in Glasgow at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

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Snow Factor
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Snow Factor
Kelvingrove Park

2
days
Edinburgh

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Royal Mile. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh vacation planner.

Take a train from Glasgow to Edinburgh in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia
Arthur's Seat

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