10 days in Isle of Skye, Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

10 days in Isle of Skye, Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Isle of Skye
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Glasgow
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Edinburgh
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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 29th (Thu), stop by Favourite Things, then get a new perspective on things with Plockton Seal Trips, then explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, and finally cruise along Ratagan to Glenelg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls, then explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at RHA Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Isle of Skye. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
The Quiraing
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Glasgow

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 31st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, then appreciate the history behind Glasgow Cenotaph, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Buchanan Street. On the next day, steep yourself in history at The Old Town Jail, then explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Glasgow day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Glasgow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Must see
Edinburgh Castle
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The Royal Mile
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Natural History Museum
National Museum of Scotland
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