5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow--about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Calton Hill, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland.

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If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. September in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland