8 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

8 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Edinburgh journey planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 7 nights

7
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bamburgh Castle and Doune Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Melrose Abbey (in Melrose), The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum (in Dundee) and Glamis Castle (in Glamis). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St Andrews Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find traveler tips 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 °C during the day and °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, Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose Abbey, The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, Cragside House and Gardens
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

Similar plans

12 days in Denmark & Edinburgh BY A USER FROM DENMARK April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 5 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: July, relaxing, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 3 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 3 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, hidden gems Preferences: March Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 4 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND April, culture, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom, Dublin & Galway BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans