4 days in Edinburgh, Isle of Skye & Fort William Itinerary

4 days in Edinburgh, Isle of Skye & Fort William Itinerary

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4 days in Edinburgh, Isle of Skye & Fort William Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  13​h
1
Edinburgh
— 1 night
train + bus:  5​h
2
Isle of Skye
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Fort William
— Few hours
bus + Fly:  16​h
End: Atlanta

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night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and then get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner .

Atlanta, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Edinburgh is 5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in June, with highs in Edinburgh at 63°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 12th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing.

You can plan Isle of Skye trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Do a combination of train and bus from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing

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Fort William

Fort William
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fort William route tool .

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will leave for home on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors Tours Parks
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