11 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

11 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Glasgow
— 1 night
2
Edinburgh
— 9 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): wander the streets of Buchanan Street.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow road trip app.

Oviedo, Spain to Glasgow is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Oviedo to Glasgow is minus 1 hour. In August, Glasgow is little chillier than Oviedo - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street
Kelvingrove Park ©
Kelvingrove Park

9
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St Aiden Beach and Ross Back Sands Beach. Get outdoors at Arthur's Seat and Seacliff Beach. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Elie Beach in Elie, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get great views at Calton Hill, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, and make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh travel planning site.

Getting from Glasgow to Edinburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Seacliff Beach, Elie Beach
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach

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