15 days in Edinburgh, Glasgow & Isle of Skye Itinerary

15 days in Edinburgh, Glasgow & Isle of Skye Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
2
Glasgow
— 1 night
3
Isle of Skye
— 7 nights

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh travel planner.

Perth, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Perth in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Edinburgh, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Walking tours

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 24th (Sat), examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens

7
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Venture out of the city with trips to Haggard Alley (in Mallaig), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Arisaig (Camusdarach Beach & Maelrubha's Chapel). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Attadale Gardens, explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, and make a trip to Bealach na Ba Viewpoint.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye road trip planning site.

You can drive from Glasgow to Isle of Skye in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Glasgow in July, expect nights in Isle of Skye to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Drumnadrochit, Mallaig, Applecross, Arisaig
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
A.C.E Target Sports ©
A.C.E Target Sports

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