5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planning tool.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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