6 days in Edinburgh & Isle of Skye Itinerary

6 days in Edinburgh & Isle of Skye Itinerary

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6 days in Edinburgh & Isle of Skye Itinerary

Edinburgh
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Edinburgh

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rosslyn Chapel and Doune Castle. Popular historic sites such as Holyrood Park and The National Wallace Monument are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines (in Errol) and Discovery Point (in Dundee). There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Portrait Gallery and steep yourself in history at Georgian House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Edinburgh. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Doune Castle, Rosslyn Chapel, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, The National Wallace Monument, Discovery Point
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Holyrood Park ©
Holyrood Park
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kilt Rock and Talisker Distillery. Step out of the city life by going to The Old Man of Storr and Portree Harbour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Isle of Skye itinerary planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks Tours
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The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Quiraing (Hill Walk) ©
Quiraing (Hill Walk)
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock

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