8 days in Edinburgh & Dundee Itinerary

8 days in Edinburgh & Dundee Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
2
Dundee
— 3 nights

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Georgian House, Traquair House & Brewery, Kielder Water & Forest Park, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Necropolis and Holyrood Abbey. Discover out-of-the-way places like National Museum of Flight and The Mackintosh House. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Dunbar Castle (in Dunbar), The Tenement House (in Glasgow) and Tantallon Castle (in North Berwick). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Inchcolm Abbey and Island, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, and explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary builder website.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. September in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dundee.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Glasgow, North Berwick, Traquair House & Brewery, Dunfermline Abbey and Palace, Dunbar Castle
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Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Traquair House & Brewery ©
Traquair House & Brewery

3
nights
Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Verdant Works. On the 30th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Dragon Statue, appreciate the history behind Minnie The Minx Statue, then stroll the grounds of Howff Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Verdant Works. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Meffan Museum and Art Gallery, examine the collection at Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir, then get engrossed in the history at Gateway to the Glens Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Bon Scott Statue, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Bash Street.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dundee attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Dundee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Dundee

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Kirriemuir, Meffan Museum and Art Gallery
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:
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Verdant Works ©
Verdant Works
Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir ©
Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir
Meffan Museum and Art Gallery ©
Meffan Museum and Art Gallery

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