10 days in Glasgow, Inverness & Edinburgh Itinerary

10 days in Glasgow, Inverness & Edinburgh Itinerary

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1
Glasgow
— 1 night
2
Inverness
— 3 nights
3
Edinburgh
— 4 nights

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night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Necropolis, Stirling Castle and Buchanan Street. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take a stroll through Glasgow West End, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Merchant City, and then take a stroll through Buchanan Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): stroll the grounds of The Necropolis, thenexplore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Rude.

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Austin, USA to Glasgow is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In August, Glasgow is much colder than Austin - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Glasgow

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Stirling
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The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street
Glasgow West End ©
Glasgow West End

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nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Knockando Woolmill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nairn Beach and Highland House of Fraser.

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Drive from Glasgow to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Inverness, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairn Beach, Knockando Woolmill
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Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Knockando Woolmill ©
Knockando Woolmill
Highland House of Fraser ©
Highland House of Fraser

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rosslyn Chapel and Grace Darling Museum. Popular historic sites such as Georgian House and The Real Mary King's Close are in your itinerary. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Bamburgh and see St Aiden Beach, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and get a taste of the local shopping with Princes Street.

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Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Rosslyn Chapel
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum

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