6 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

6 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Old Town and The Real Mary King's Close. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & Buchanan Street). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, look for gifts at I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger, and browse the range of quality goods at Jenners.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh travel planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Highlights from your trip
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Edinburgh Castle
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Natural History Museum
National Museum of Scotland
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Royal Yacht Britannia
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