19 days in Scotland Itinerary

19 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Crail
— 1 night
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Aberdeen
— 1 night
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Aviemore
— 2 nights
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5
Inverness
— 2 nights
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Tongue
— 1 day
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Ullapool
— 1 night
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8
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
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Glencoe
— 1 night
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Kilmartin
— 2 nights
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh driving holiday site.

Verona, Italy to Edinburgh is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Verona to Edinburgh is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Verona, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Crail.
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Crail — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Anstruther Lifeboat Station, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then examine the collection at Scotland's Secret Bunker, and finally explore the activities along Crail Harbour. On your second day here, stop by Ardross Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elie Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Kellie Castle & Garden, and finally tee off at Crail Golfing Society - Balcomie and Craighead Courses.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Crail trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Crail takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Crail are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Aberdeen.
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Aberdeen — 1 night

Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Aberdeen trip maker.

You can drive from Crail to Aberdeen in 2 hours. In June in Aberdeen, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 6th (Tue), you're off to Aviemore.
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Aviemore — 2 nights

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. On the 6th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Loch an Eilein, then surround yourself with nature on Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Garten Nature Reserve, then sample the fine beverages at Dalwhinnie Distillery, then examine the collection at Highland Folk Museum, and finally examine the collection at Clan Macpherson Museum.

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You can drive from Aberdeen to Aviemore in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Aviemore sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inverness.
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Inverness — 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 8th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, look for gifts at Highland House of Fraser, then explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, then explore the activities along Loch Ness, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Inverness trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Inverness takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Inverness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tongue.
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Tongue — 1 day

Tongue is a coastal village in northwest Highland, Scotland, in the western part of the former county of Sutherland. On the 10th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Castle Varrich, enjoy the sand and surf at Farr Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Strathnaver Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Farr Stone.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tongue trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Tongue in 2 hours. June in Tongue sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ullapool.
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Ullapool — 1 night

Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): trek along The Bone Caves, then identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Stac Pollaidh Mountain.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ullapool tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Tongue to Ullapool by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Ullapool, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.
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Isle of Skye — 2 nights

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 12th (Mon), make a trip to Plockton Harbour, step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, then look for gifts at Isle of Skye Candle Company, and finally explore the activities along Loch Coruisk. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Ullapool to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. June in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Glencoe.
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Glencoe — 1 night

Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glencoe National Nature Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then trek along West Highland Way, and finally take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters.

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You can drive from Isle of Skye to Glencoe in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Glencoe, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Kilmartin.
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Kilmartin — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): make a trip to Temple Wood Stone Circle, see majestic marine mammals with Sealife Adventures, and then explore the historical opulence of Carnasserie Castle. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kilmartin Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kilmartin Church and Graveyard, then appreciate the views at Kilmartin Glen, then delve into the distant past at Nether Largie South Cairn, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Crinan Canal.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kilmartin trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Glencoe to Kilmartin in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.
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Glasgow — 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Glasgow: Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk) and Stirling (The Queen Anne Gardens & Stirling Castle). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and contemplate the long history of Glasgow Cathedral.

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Getting from Kilmartin to Glasgow by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Glasgow are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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