10 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

10 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Glasgow

— 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel and The Burrell Collection. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Glasgow Cathedral, join the crowd at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, stroll around Kelvingrove Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow trip itinerary builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to Glasgow is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. July in Glasgow sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Let the collections at National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online route planner.

Getting from Glasgow to Edinburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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