5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 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.
Royal Yacht Britannia and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, have fun and explore at Dynamic Earth, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh travel route planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums
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