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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Castle Rock, Fort Kinnaird, Ocean Terminal, and other attractions. Shop till you drop at Jenners and Isle of Skye Candle Company. Visit Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close for their historical value. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Glasgow and see Buchanan Street, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, get great views at Calton Hill, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

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If you are flying in from Malta, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Glasgow, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland