60 days in Scotland Itinerary

60 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Kirkwall, Mainland
— 3 nights
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Glasgow
— 7 nights
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Edinburgh
— 7 nights
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Dundee
— 5 nights
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Pitlochry
— 5 nights
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Oban
— 6 nights
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Fort William
— 4 nights
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Inverness
— 5 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 8 nights
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Stornoway, Lewis and Harris
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Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Skara Brae and Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm. Your inner history buff will appreciate Saint Magnus Cathedral and Bishop & Earls Palace. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, delve into the distant past at Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, admire the striking features of Skaill House, and take an in-depth tour of The Orkney Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kirkwall trip itinerary maker website.

Montreal, Canada to Kirkwall is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Kirkwall is 5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Montreal in May; daily highs in Kirkwall reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Standing Stones of Stenness ©
Standing Stones of Stenness
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Take a break from the city and head to Bracklinn Falls Bridge and Callander Crags and Falls of Clyde. Let the collections at The Glasgow School of Art and Drumlanrig Castle capture your imagination. Explore Glasgow's surroundings by going to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (in Ayr), Culzean Castle (in Maybole) and Rothesay (Rothesay's Victorian Toilets & Mount Stuart). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of The Necropolis, shop like a local with House for an Art Lover, appreciate the history behind National Wallace Monument, and wander the streets of Buchanan Street.

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Traveling by flight from Kirkwall to Glasgow takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Kirkwall in May, you will find days in Glasgow are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Side Trips

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Culzean Castle ©
Culzean Castle
Mount Stuart ©
Mount Stuart
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Rosslyn Chapel and Greyfriars Kirk. Appreciate the collections at Scottish National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of Flight. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: St Andrews Scottish Episcopal Church (in Kelso), Melrose (Abbotsford House & Melrose Abbey) and Jedburgh (Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum, Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holyrood Abbey, contemplate the long history of Traquair House & Brewery, examine the collection at Surgeons' Hall Museums, and explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle.

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Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dundee.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Jedburgh Abbey ©
Jedburgh Abbey

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Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
Get some cultural insight at Dunnottar Castle and Glamis Castle. Visiting St Andrews Links and St Andrews West Sands Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Dundee's surroundings by going to Edzell Castle and Garden (in Edzell), St. Andrews (St Andrews Castle & St Andrews Cathedral) and Monimail Parish Church (in Cupar). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, explore the ancient world of Wishart Arch, admire the striking features of Scone Palace, and take an in-depth tour of Discovery Point.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dundee trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Dundee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dundee are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Dundee

Side Trips

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Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle
Glamis Castle ©
Glamis Castle
Verdant Works ©
Verdant Works

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Pitlochry

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Get some historical perspective at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens and The Birks of Aberfeldy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Edradour Distillery and Queen's View Visitor Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Pitlochry: Dalwhinnie Distillery (in Dalwhinnie), The Scottish Crannog Centre (in Kenmore) and Highland Folk Museum (in Newtonmore). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dunkeld Cathedral, take in the dramatic scenery at Falls of Dochart, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Glenturret Distillery, and take in the exciting artwork at The Watermill.

To find maps and more tourist information, read Pitlochry day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dundee to Pitlochry takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum
The Scottish Crannog Centre ©
The Scottish Crannog Centre
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens

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Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. You'll explore and learn at Inveraray Jail and Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Inveraray Castle and St. Conan’s Kirk. Venture out of the city with trips to Glebe Cairn (in Kilmartin), Kilchurn Castle (in Dalmally) and Tobermory Distillery (in Tobermory). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to McCaig's Tower, admire the sheer force of Falls of Lora, enjoy the sand and surf at Ganavan Sands, and stop by Inverawe Smokehouse.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Oban journey planner.

Getting from Pitlochry to Oban by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Oban

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel ©
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel
St. Conan’s Kirk ©
St. Conan’s Kirk
Mull Charters ©
Mull Charters

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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. Get some cultural insight at Glenfinnan Viaduct and West Highland Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ben Nevis and Fort Augustus Abbey. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Glenfinnan Church (in Glenfinnan), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Cruise Loch Ness (in Fort Augustus). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, and steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fort William attractions site.

Traveling by car from Oban to Fort William takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument

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Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Culloden Battlefield and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Clava Cairns. Venture out of the city with trips to RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie), Glenfiddich Distillery (in Dufftown) and Nairn Beach (in Nairn). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), explore the activities along River Ness, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George.

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Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eilean Donan Castle and The Quiraing. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens and Uig Pottery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Isle of Skye: Bealach na Ba Viewpoint (in Applecross) and Plockton Seal Trips (in Plockton). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Neist Point, explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, stroll through Claigan Coral Beach, and explore the activities along The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Isle of Skye day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stornoway.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint ©
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing

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Stornoway, Lewis and Harris

Stornoway ©
Step out of the city life by going to Luskentyre Beach and Dalmore Beach. Appreciate the collections at The Blackhouse and Story of Harris Tweed at Stornoway Town Hall. Explore Stornoway's surroundings by going to Isle of Harris Distillery (in Tarbert), Carloway (Leathad Ard Gardens & Blue Pig Studio) and Loch Stiapabhat Local Nature Reserve (in Knockaird).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Stornoway trip itinerary app.

Traveling by journey from Isle of Skye to Stornoway takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stornoway

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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Highlights from your plan
Gearannan Blackhouse Village ©
Gearannan Blackhouse Village
Luskentyre Beach ©
Luskentyre Beach
The Blackhouse ©
The Blackhouse

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