7 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

7 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 6 nights

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Edinburgh

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Farne Islands and The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Step off the beaten path and head to Grace Darling Museum and Chain Bridge Honey Farm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Robert Smail's Printing Works, admire the landmark architecture of Abbotsford House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Andrews Cathedral, and explore the ancient world of Melrose Abbey.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh tour planning site.

If you are flying in from Sweden, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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