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 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arthur's Seat, then take some stellar pictures from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and finally take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then meet the residents at Edinburgh Zoo, then take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh custom trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and car ferry; or do a combination of train and car ferry. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Historic Sites Museums

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Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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