6 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

6 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh
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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 Old Town and Arthur's Seat. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Royal Yacht Britannia and The Real Mary King's Close. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Bamburgh and see Ross Back Sands Beach, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip maker .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Ross Back Sands Beach
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
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Edinburgh Old Town
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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