7 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

7 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grassmarket as well as Princes Street Gardens. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Old Town and The Real Mary King's Close. Escape the urban bustle at Arthur's Seat and Ross Back Sands Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Glasgow (The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel & Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Glasgow, Ross Back Sands Beach, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
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Edinburgh Old Town
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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