5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh
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Edinburgh

— 4 nights

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 Palace of Holyroodhouse. Get some cultural insight at National Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Old Town. 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. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and steep yourself in history at McEwan Hall.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh travel planning website.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. January in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

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