4 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

4 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh

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Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Old Town. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, steep yourself in history at Georgian House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Portobello Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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