4 days in Edinburgh & Glasgow Itinerary

4 days in Edinburgh & Glasgow Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Glasgow
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h
End: Paris

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. For shopping fun, head to Jenners or Aquila. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

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

Paris, France to Edinburgh is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Paris to Edinburgh, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

1
day
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take a stroll through Buchanan Street and then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Glasgow trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Glasgow in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street

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