5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at National Museum of Scotland and The Real Mary King's Close. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Seahouses, about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In January, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Side Trips

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Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Edinburgh Castle
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Natural History Museum
National Museum of Scotland
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