4 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

4 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Start: Edinburgh
Drive:  1 h
1
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Edinburgh
— 1 night
End: Edinburgh

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, thenadmire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, thenappreciate the history behind National Wallace Monument, thenadmire the striking features of Falkirk Wheel, and finally get your game on at Snow Factor.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow attractions planning site.

Edinburgh to Glasgow is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. September in Glasgow sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Stirling, Snow Factor, Falkirk Wheel
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, thenwander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and finally make a trip to The Royal Mile. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, thenstep into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip app.

Drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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