8 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

8 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh
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Edinburgh

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bamburgh Castle and St Andrews Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rosslyn Chapel and Glamis Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum (in Dundee), The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses) and Melrose Abbey (in Melrose). There's still lots to do: get outside with St Andrews Links, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and walk around Holyrood Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary planning app .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St. Andrews, Cragside House and Gardens, The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bamburgh Castle
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Rosslyn Chapel

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