24 days in Scotland Itinerary

24 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chapeco
Fly + Drive:  28 h
1
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Aviemore
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Edinburgh
— 8 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Chapeco

5
nights
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. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn), Nc'nean Distillery (in Drimnin) and Glenfinnan Church (in Glenfinnan). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cille Choirill Church, stroll through Samalaman Beach, and head outdoors with Vertical Fever - Day Adventures.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fort William trip itinerary builder site.

Chapeco, Brazil to Fort William is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

North Ballachulish, Fort Augustus, Roybridge, The Commando Museum, Bridge of Oich
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Samalaman Beach ©
Samalaman Beach

3
nights
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: Kylesku (Maryck Memories of Childhood & Kylesku Bridge), Bettyhill (Farr Beach, Farr Stone, &more) and Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Durness Deep Time, don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, stop by Mudness Ceramics, and stroll through Rispond Beach.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Durness tour planning site.

You can drive from Fort William to Durness in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Aviemore.

Things to do in Durness

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bettyhill, Kylesku, Dun Dornaigil Broch
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Durness Deep Time ©
Durness Deep Time
Rispond Beach ©
Rispond Beach
Farr Beach ©
Farr Beach

5
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. When in Aviemore, make a side trip to see Suidhe Viewpoint in Fort Augustus, approximately Fort Augustus away. Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Cairngorm Brewery, kick back and relax at Loch Morlich, sample the fine beverages at Speyside Distillery, and explore the historical opulence of Ardverikie Estate.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Aviemore online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Durness to Aviemore takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Aviemore can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aviemore

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

8
nights
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 10 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from Aviemore to Edinburgh by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Tours Historic Sites

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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