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.
Visit Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Real Mary King's Close, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and explore the historical opulence of Holyrood Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planning website .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
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Royal Yacht Britannia