3 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

3 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Kelpies and Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin), The National Wallace Monument (in Stirling) and The Kelpies & The Helix (in Falkirk). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Scott Monument, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the historical opulence of Holyrood Park, and contemplate the long history of Grassmarket.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Falkirk, Stirling, Doune Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
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Holyrood Park
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Doune Castle

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