7 days in Scotland Itinerary

7 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 1 night
3
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
4
Inverness
— 1 night

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

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 The Orange Free Tour, The Bon Vivant, Marcos Pooll Hall and Pizza Bar, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip site.

Thessaloniki, Greece to Edinburgh is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Thessaloniki to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In August, Edinburgh is colder than Thessaloniki - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Must see
Edinburgh Castle
4.4
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Must see
The Royal Mile
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Natural History Museum
National Museum of Scotland
4.7

1
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Fort William

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cruise Loch Ness as well as Glen Roy National Nature Reserve. On the 18th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Glen Roy National Nature Reserve, then take a memorable tour with Cruise Loch Ness, and then step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fort William trip builder.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Glen Roy National Nature Reserve
4.6
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Boat Tour
Cruise Loch Ness
4.4

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Quiraing as well as Kilt Rock. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, then stroll through Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, and finally admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Geologic Formation
The Quiraing
4.8
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Geologic Formation
Kilt Rock
4.1

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fort George. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort George and then witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Inverness trip planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Battlefield
Culloden Battlefield
4.6
Historic Site
Fort George
4.6

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