4 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

4 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Edinburgh sightseeing planner

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights

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Edinburgh

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Wallace Monument and Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Step off the beaten path and head to Doune Castle and Holyrood Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: The Old Town Jail (in Stirling), National Museum of Flight (in North Berwick) and Hailes Castle (in East Linton). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Craigmillar Castle, contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, hike along Bracklinn Falls Bridge and Callander Crags, and pause for some serene contemplation at Dunblane Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh route builder.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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