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.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Grassmarket. Explore hidden gems such as The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and The Glasgow School of Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Scottish Seabird Centre (in North Berwick). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Real Mary King's Close, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh journey planner.

In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Glasgow School of Art, Rosslyn Chapel, Scottish Seabird Centre, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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National Museum of Scotland
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Rosslyn Chapel

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