8 days in Scotland Itinerary

8 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Glasgow
— 2 nights
2
Inverness
— 2 nights
3
Edinburgh
— 3 nights

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, thenexplore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then stroll around Kelvingrove Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, thensteep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral, and finally walk around Pollok Country Park.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Glasgow road trip planner.

Halifax, Canada to Glasgow is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Halifax to Glasgow. In September, Glasgow is slightly colder than Halifax - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Strathblane Falconry
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Strathblane Falconry ©
Strathblane Falconry
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©

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Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 21st (Mon), witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then steep yourself in history at Fort George. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenindulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, thenexplore the activities along River Ness, and finally awaken your taste buds at Highland Malt Whisky Experience.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Inverness road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Culloden Battlefield
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Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Highland Malt Whisky Experience ©
Highland Malt Whisky Experience

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh online route builder.

Getting from Inverness to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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