2 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

2 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): make a trip to The Royal Mile, then get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and then steep yourself in history at Georgian House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, and then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Rosslyn Chapel
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