13 days in Scotland Itinerary

13 days in Scotland Itinerary

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13 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Glencoe Village
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Glenfinnan
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kyle of Lochalsh
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
6
Dingwall
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Thurso
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Drumnadrochit
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
St. Andrews
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Edinburgh
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Geneva

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dynamic Earth, Greyfriars Kirkyard, Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker website .

Geneva, Switzerland to Edinburgh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Geneva to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Geneva in July: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Dynamic Earth ©
Dynamic Earth
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

1
night
Glencoe Village

Glencoe Village
For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glencoe Village trip planner .

Getting from Edinburgh to Glencoe Village by car takes about 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Glenfinnan.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan ©
Glenfinnan is a hamlet in Lochaber area of the Highlands of Scotland. Glenfinnan Viaduct has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Glenfinnan travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Glencoe Village to Glenfinnan takes an hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Glencoe Village in July: highs in Glenfinnan hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glenfinnan

Historic Sites
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Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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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.
The Old Man of Storr has been added to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Isle of Skye online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Glenfinnan to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks
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The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock

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Kyle of Lochalsh

Kyle of Lochalsh ©
Eilean Donan Castle has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kyle of Lochalsh day trip app .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Kyle of Lochalsh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dingwall.

Things to do in Kyle of Lochalsh

Historic Sites
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle

1
night
Dingwall

Dingwall
Dingwall is a town and a royal burgh in the Highland council area of Scotland. To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dingwall tour planner .

Drive from Kyle of Lochalsh to Dingwall in 2 hours. July in Dingwall sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for Thurso on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Dingwall

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
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2
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Thurso

Thurso
Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Thurso online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Dingwall to Thurso in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Dingwall in July, expect nights in Thurso to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Thurso

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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night
Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Loch Ness as well as Urquhart Castle. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Drumnadrochit day trip site .

You can drive from Thurso to Drumnadrochit in 3 hours. In July in Drumnadrochit, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Loch Ness
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Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

1
night
St. Andrews

St. Andrews
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Traveling by car from Drumnadrochit to St. Andrews takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in St. Andrews, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. You'll set off for Edinburgh on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in St. Andrews

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh
For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planning website .

Traveling by car from St. Andrews to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 17th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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