11 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

11 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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1
Glasgow
— 1 night
2
Edinburgh
— 9 nights

1
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 °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks Museums Shopping
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Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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 Bruntsfield Links Short Hole Golf Course. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Elie Beach (in Elie) and Seacliff Beach (in North Berwick). 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 °C, and evening lows to °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, Elie Beach, Seacliff Beach
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Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach

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