10 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

10 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

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 Glasgow Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel and The Burrell Collection. There's lots more to do: bet on your favorite at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, pause for some serene contemplation at Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church, walk around Kelvingrove Park, and admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Glasgow tour itinerary builder app.

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 in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car 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
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
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: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, contemplate the long history of Georgian House, browse the exhibits of Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Edinburgh travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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