8 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

8 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Bamburgh Castle and Holyrood Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Stirling (The National Wallace Monument & Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In July in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Stirling, Bamburgh Castle, Rosslyn Chapel, Doune Castle, Cragside House and Gardens
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