3 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

3 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, appreciate the history behind Scott Monument, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder tool.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Edinburgh Castle ©
Must see
Edinburgh Castle
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The Royal Mile ©
Must see
The Royal Mile
4.5
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Specialty Museum
Royal Yacht Britannia
4.7

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