5 days in Stirling & Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Stirling & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Stirling
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights

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Stirling

— 1 night
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castle Campbell, then pause for some serene contemplation at Dunblane Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Rob Roy's Grave. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Argyll's Lodging, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Rude, then steep yourself in history at Callendar House, and finally admire the striking features of The Royal Burgh of Culross.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Stirling road trip app.

Edinburgh to Stirling is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April in Stirling, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites · Museums

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Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rosslyn Chapel and National Wallace Monument. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tantallon Castle and Scone Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: The Kelpies & The Helix (in Falkirk), Seacliff Beach (in North Berwick) and St Andrews Links (in St. Andrews). There's more to do: walk around Holyrood Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Stirling to Edinburgh by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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