24 days in Scotland Itinerary

24 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Fort William
— 5 nights
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Durness
— 3 nights
3
Aviemore
— 5 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 8 nights

5
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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Glenfinnan Church (in Glenfinnan), Nc'nean Distillery (in Drimnin) and Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, have fun at Crombie Clay Shooting, cruise along General Wade’s Military Roads, and make a trip to Holroyd Gallery.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William online itinerary planner.

Chapeco, Brazil to Fort William is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Chapeco to Fort William. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

North Ballachulish, Roybridge, Fort Augustus, Castle Tioram, The Commando Museum
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Crombie Clay Shooting ©
Crombie Clay Shooting
Arisaig Archery ©
Arisaig Archery

3
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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra), Kylesku (Maryck Memories of Childhood & Kylesku Bridge) and Bettyhill (Farr Beach, Farr Stone, &more). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Durness Deep Time, view the masterpieces at Mudness Ceramics, enjoy the sand and surf at Rispond Beach, and don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Durness online itinerary planner.

Getting from Fort William to Durness by car takes about 4 hours. January in Durness sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Aviemore.

Things to do in Durness

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bettyhill, Kylesku, Dun Dornaigil Broch
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Durness Deep Time ©
Durness Deep Time
Cairn House Gallery ©
Cairn House Gallery
Ben Stack ©
Ben Stack

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Aviemore

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Aviemore side-trips: Ardverikie Estate (in Newtonmore) and Suidhe Viewpoint (in Fort Augustus). There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Cairngorm Brewery, take some stellar pictures from An Lochan Uaine (Green Loch), stroll through Cairngorm Mountain, and browse for treasures at Grantown Antiques and Collectables.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Aviemore online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Durness to Aviemore in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Aviemore are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aviemore

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Grantown-on-Spey, Newtonmore, Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail, Caorunn Gin Tour, Speyside Distillery
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cairngorm Brewery ©
Cairngorm Brewery
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel in Glasgow--about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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