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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rosslyn Chapel and Georgian House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close