3 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

3 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom Trip Planner

©
You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

View / edit route

Edinburgh
— 2 nights

3
days
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Grassmarket and The Royal Mile. Shop till you drop at Cadenhead's and Doodles. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. September in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Edinburgh.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

Similar Plans

5 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM FRANCE May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, relaxing, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM IRELAND February, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: February, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM IRELAND March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM IRELAND March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in United Kingdom & Venice BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Braemar & Edinburgh BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, kids, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM CANADA March, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans