5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Melrose Abbey and Discovery Point. Museum-lovers will get to explore Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Glasgow Science Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Glasgow (The Glasgow School of Art & People's Palace and Winter Gardens), Abbotsford House (in Melrose), Kielder Observatory (in Kielder) and Robert Smail's Printing Works (in Innerleithen). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, steep yourself in history at Inchcolm Abbey, and step into the grandiose world of Holyrood Park.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel itinerary creator.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Glasgow, Melrose, Robert Smail's Printing Works, Kielder Observatory, Discovery Point
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