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.
Royal Yacht Britannia and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral for their historical value. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, explore the engaging exhibits at Dynamic Earth, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip maker website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia