5 days in Scotland Itinerary

5 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Fly
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Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive
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Dundee
Drive
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Grantown-on-Spey
— 1 night
Drive
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Ullapool
Drive
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Fort William
Drive
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Killin
— 1 night
Drive
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Tarbet
Drive
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Glasgow
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Edinburgh

— 1 night

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dundee.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Tours
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Dundee

Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dundee route planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Dundee by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Dundee, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 12th (Tue), you're off to Grantown-on-Spey.

Things to do in Dundee

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Grantown-on-Spey

— 1 night
Grantown-on-Spey is a town in the Highland Council Area, historically within the county of Moray. On the 13th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Landmark Forest Adventure Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grantown-on-Spey travel planner.

Drive from Dundee to Grantown-on-Spey in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Dundee in July, plan for little chillier nights in Grantown-on-Spey, with lows around 11°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Grantown-on-Spey

Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

Ullapool

Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ullapool trip website.

You can drive from Grantown-on-Spey to Ullapool in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping
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Fort William

Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Find out how to plan Fort William trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Ullapool to Fort William in 3 hours. On the 13th (Wed), you're off to Killin.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
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Killin

— 1 night
Killin is a village situated at the western head of Loch Tay in Stirling (formerly Perthshire), Scotland.The west end of the village is magnificently sited around the scenic Falls of Dochart, the main street leading down towards the Loch at the confluence of the rivers Dochart and Lochay. For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Killin trip builder website.

You can drive from Fort William to Killin in 2 hours. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Tarbet.

Things to do in Killin

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
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Tarbet

Tarbet is a small village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tarbet online tour planner.

Getting from Killin to Tarbet by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Glasgow.

Things to do in Tarbet

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
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Glasgow

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Glasgow attractions site.

Traveling by car from Tarbet to Glasgow takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Glasgow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.