16 days in Dublin & Edinburgh Itinerary

16 days in Dublin & Edinburgh Itinerary

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16 days in Dublin & Edinburgh Itinerary

Dublin, Ireland
Dublin, Ireland
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, breweries, nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dublin day trip planning site .

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. In January, daytime highs in Dublin are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

7
days
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nature, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Royal Mile.

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Fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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

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