7 days in Edinburgh & Glasgow Itinerary

7 days in Edinburgh & Glasgow Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scotland Trip Planner

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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Glasgow
— 1 night
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Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Edinburgh College of Art, New Town, Fudge Kitchen, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. Visit Grassmarket and The Real Mary King's Close for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Time Lifestyle Boutique (in Dundee), Jardine Gallery and Workshop (in Perth) and Museum of Abernethy (in Abernethy). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and explore the wide array of goods at Jenners.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Edinburgh trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In December, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

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Glasgow

— 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 14th (Wed), stroll the grounds of The Necropolis, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then browse the exhibits of The Glasgow School of Art.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Glasgow sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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