3 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

3 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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— 2 nights


Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Holyrood Park and Rosslyn Chapel. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Holyrood Park ©
Holyrood Park
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel