5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and Real Mary King's Close. Get outdoors at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Holyrood Park, and get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh online tour planner .

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 57°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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