6 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

6 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Glasgow
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Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Snow Factor, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then stroll around Kelvingrove Park.

Before you visit Glasgow, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Sydney, Australia to Glasgow is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Glasgow is minus 10 hours. In January, Glasgow is colder than Sydney - with highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

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Snow Factor
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Snow Factor
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Kelvingrove Park

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Edinburgh

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and then make a trip to The Royal Mile. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
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National Museum of Scotland
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Arthur's Seat

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