8 days in Scotland Itinerary

8 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Stirling
— Few hours
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Glasgow
— Few hours
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4
Inveraray
— 1 night
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5
Fort William
— Few hours
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Kyle of Lochalsh
— Few hours
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Pitlochry
— Few hours
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Braemar
— 1 night
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Glamis
— Few hours
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Stonehaven
— Few hours
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11
Banchory
— Few hours
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Alford
— Few hours
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13
Ellon
— Few hours
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14
Fraserburgh
— 1 night
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15
Fyvie
— Few hours
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16
Turriff
— Few hours
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Huntly
— Few hours
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Tomintoul
— Few hours
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Dufftown
— 1 night
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Elgin
— Few hours
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Nairn
— Few hours
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Thurso
— Few hours
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Drumnadrochit
— 1 night
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Inverness
— Few hours
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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Holyrood Park, Midhope Castle, Hopetoun House, and other attractions. On the 11th (Fri), wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, make a trip to The Royal Mile, then take in nature's colorful creations at Princes Street Gardens, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Calton Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's and St George's Church, wander the streets of Stockbridge, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, then step into the grandiose world of Dundas Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Hopetoun House.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Edinburgh is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ljubljana to Edinburgh. In June, Edinburgh is slightly colder than Ljubljana - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stirling.

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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Edinburgh Castle ©
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Edinburgh Castle
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Arthur's Seat ©
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Arthur's Seat
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The Royal Mile ©
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The Royal Mile
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Stirling

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at The Queen Anne Gardens.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stirling trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Stirling by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Glasgow.

Things to do in Stirling

Parks
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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 13th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Stirling to Glasgow in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Inveraray.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks
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Inveraray

Inveraray; is a town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. On the 13th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Inveraray Castle, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fyne Ales, then take in nature's colorful creations at Crarae Garden Argyll, and finally stop by The Christmas Dove.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Inveraray day trip planner.

Drive from Glasgow to Inveraray in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Inveraray, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inveraray

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Fyne Ales ©
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Fyne Ales
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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. To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fort William day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inveraray to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Kyle of Lochalsh

Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle.

Discover how to plan a Kyle of Lochalsh trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Fort William to Kyle of Lochalsh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Kyle of Lochalsh

Historic Sites
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Pitlochry

Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Edradour Distillery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Episcopal Churchyard.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pitlochry journey app.

Traveling by car from Kyle of Lochalsh to Pitlochry takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Braemar.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
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Edradour Distillery ©
Distillery
Edradour Distillery
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Braemar

Braemar is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, around 58mi west of Aberdeen in the Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): appreciate the history behind War Memorial.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Braemar planning app.

Traveling by car from Pitlochry to Braemar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Glamis.
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Glamis

Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Bon Scott Statue.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Glamis planner.

You can drive from Braemar to Glamis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Stonehaven.
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Bon Scott Statue ©
Monument
Bon Scott Statue
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Stonehaven

Stonehaven is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Stonehaven War Memorial.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Stonehaven online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Glamis to Stonehaven takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Stonehaven can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for Banchory.
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Banchory

Banchory is a burgh or town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Banchory day trip tool.

Banchory is just a short distance from Stonehaven. In June, daytime highs in Banchory are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to Alford.

Things to do in Banchory

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
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Alford

Alford is a large village in Aberdeenshire, north-east Scotland, lying just south of the River Don. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Kildrummy Castle Gardens and then contemplate the long history of Tomnaverie Stone Circle.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Alford trip planner.

Traveling by car from Banchory to Alford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ellon.

Things to do in Alford

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Tomnaverie Stone Circle ©
Historic Site
Tomnaverie Stone Circle
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Ellon

Ellon is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, approximately 16mi north of Aberdeen, lying on the River Ythan, which has one of the few undeveloped river estuaries on the eastern coast of Scotland. To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ellon travel route planner.

You can drive from Alford to Ellon in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You will leave for Fraserburgh on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Ellon

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Tours
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Fraserburgh

Fraserburgh is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland with a population recorded in the 2001 Census at 12,454 and estimated at 12,630 in 2006. On the 15th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Pitsligo Castle.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fraserburgh trip planner.

You can drive from Ellon to Fraserburgh in an hour. Another option is to drive. In June, daytime highs in Fraserburgh are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Fyvie.

Things to do in Fraserburgh

Historic Sites
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Fyvie

Fyvie is a village in the Formartine area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.GeographyFyvie lies alongside the River Ythan and is on the A947 road.Fyvie CastleFyvie Castle is reputed to have been built by King William the Lion in the early 13th century. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Fyvie trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Fraserburgh to Fyvie takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Fyvie sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Turriff.

Things to do in Fyvie

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf · Tours
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Turriff

Turriff is a town and civil parish in Aberdeenshire in Scotland. For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Turriff travel route planning app.

Turriff is just a short distance from Fyvie. In June, daytime highs in Turriff are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll set off for Huntly on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Turriff

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
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Huntly

Huntly is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, formerly known as Milton of Strathbogie or simply Strathbogie. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at The GlenDronach Distillery and then explore the historical opulence of Huntly Castle.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Huntly day trip app.

Huntly is just a short distance from Turriff. In June, daytime highs in Huntly are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Tomintoul.

Things to do in Huntly

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Huntly Castle ©
Castle
Huntly Castle
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Tomintoul

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tomintoul road trip website.

Traveling by car from Huntly to Tomintoul takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Tomintoul can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will leave for Dufftown on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Tomintoul

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Dufftown

Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stroll through The Giant’s Chair.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dufftown travel planner.

Dufftown is just a short distance from Tomintoul. In June in Dufftown, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Thu) before leaving for Elgin.

Things to do in Dufftown

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Elgin

Elgin is a former cathedral city and Royal Burgh in Moray, Scotland. Plan my trip to Elgin with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Elgin is very close to Dufftown. In June, daily temperatures in Elgin can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 17th (Thu), you're off to Nairn.

Things to do in Elgin

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
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Nairn

Nairn is a town and former burgh in the Highland council area of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at Nairn Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nairn trip builder website.

You can drive from Elgin to Nairn in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Thurso.

Things to do in Nairn

Museums
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Nairn Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Nairn Museum
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Thurso

Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
On the 17th (Thu), get great views at Dunnet Head.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Thurso online trip maker.

Drive from Nairn to Thurso in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Thurso are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Drumnadrochit.
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Dunnet Head ©
Lookout
Dunnet Head
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Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Drumnadrochit journey app.

Traveling by car from Thurso to Drumnadrochit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Inverness.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Fort Augustus Abbey
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Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 18th (Fri), take a memorable tour with Tours and then make a trip to Culloden Battlefield.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Inverness trip itinerary maker.

Inverness is very close to Drumnadrochit. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Culloden Battlefield ©
Battlefield
Culloden Battlefield
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