8 days in Edinburgh, Glasgow & Dundee Itinerary

8 days in Edinburgh, Glasgow & Dundee Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Dundee
— 2 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Let the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at The Red Door Gallery and Diagon House. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh holiday builder app.

London to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in August, expect Edinburgh to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Jeremy Sniders Antiques, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry. On your second day here, wander the streets of Buchanan Street, then stop by Sunshine No.1, then see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and finally learn about winemaking at Vino Valentino.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Glasgow travel route planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dundee.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
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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Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stop by Quirky Coo, then do a tasting at Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, and then play a few rounds at St Andrews Links. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Perth Farmers' Market, then get to know the fascinating history of The Birks of Aberfeldy, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Phoenix Falconry.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dundee tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Dundee takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dundee

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines ©
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
Phoenix Falconry ©
Phoenix Falconry
The Birks of Aberfeldy ©
The Birks of Aberfeldy

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