10 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

10 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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1
Glasgow
— 2 nights
2
Edinburgh
— 5 nights

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
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 The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel. Get some historical perspective at Glasgow Cathedral and Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Burrell Collection, stroll around Kelvingrove Park, admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, and join the crowd at Glasgow Tigers Speedway.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Glasgow is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. In July, daytime highs in Glasgow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

5
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. 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 contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

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
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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