6 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

6 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Glasgow
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Edinburgh
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Glasgow

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Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, view the masterpieces at The Glasgow School of Art, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Jeremy Sniders Antiques, and finally wander the streets of Merchant City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to National Wallace Monument, step into the grandiose world of Doune Castle, and then appreciate the history behind The Kelpies & The Helix.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip itinerary builder site.

Vancouver, Canada to Glasgow is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Glasgow due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in May, things will get a bit cooler in Glasgow: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Doune Castle
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Edinburgh

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Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get outdoors at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grassmarket and Holyrood Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh travel planning website.

Getting from Glasgow to Edinburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Edinburgh Castle
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Natural History Museum
National Museum of Scotland
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Grassmarket
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