6 days in Scotland Itinerary

6 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Inverness
— 1 night
2
Fort William
— 2 nights
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights

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night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the activities along River Ness, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, then step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort George.

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Porto, Portugal to Inverness is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Porto in September; daily highs in Inverness reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle
Fort George
Fort George

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nights
Fort William

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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, then take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and finally contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters, then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and finally hike along Glencoe Lochan.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fort William online travel planner.

Drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 26th (Sat), make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, and then explore the historical opulence of Linlithgow Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip planning app.

You can drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Linlithgow Palace, Rosslyn Chapel
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

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