8 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

8 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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— 7 nights


Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh day trip planning website.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat