3 days in Scotland Itinerary

3 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 1 night
2
Inverness
— 1 night

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, thenexplore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and finally take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Edinburgh. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Walking tours
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

1
night
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, thendon't miss a visit to Clava Cairns, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and finally gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour.

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Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns, Cawdor Castle
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Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle

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