2 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

2 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 4th (Tue), take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, thenexplore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, thenexamine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, and finally get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, thendon't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and finally explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle
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