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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bamburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: St. Andrews (St Andrews West Sands Beach & St Andrews Links). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh sightseeing planning site.

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

St. Andrews, Bamburgh Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
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Bamburgh Castle

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