6 days in Edinburgh, Stirling & Glasgow Itinerary

6 days in Edinburgh, Stirling & Glasgow Itinerary

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Edinburgh
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Stirling
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Glasgow
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Palace of Holyroodhouse has been added to your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Cadenhead's. Edinburgh Castle and Gladstone's Land are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh road trip planning website.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Gladstone's Land ©
Gladstone's Land

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Stirling

Stirling ©
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at National Wallace Monument, look for gifts at Little Paw Company, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Rude, explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park, and finally step into the grandiose world of Doune Castle.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Stirling day trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Stirling by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
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National Wallace Monument ©
National Wallace Monument
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park ©
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Tenement House. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take a stroll through Merchant City, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, then stroll around Kelvingrove Park, then stroll around Pollok Country Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Tenement House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip planner.

You can drive from Stirling to Glasgow in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Glasgow sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Tenement House ©
The Tenement House
Merchant City ©
Merchant City

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