9 days in Scotland Itinerary

9 days in Scotland Itinerary

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9 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Sao Paulo

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and The Red Door Galleryfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, view the masterpieces at Talbot Rice Gallery, browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip maker app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Edinburgh is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in December, with highs in Edinburgh at 9°C and lows at 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Do your shopping at Loch Ness Gallery and Picaresque Books. Visit Nigg Old Church and Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Kilmorack Gallery in Beauly (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Castle Gallery, view the masterpieces at Tore Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Nairn Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Eastgate Shopping Centre.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inverness are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Tore Art Gallery, Picaresque Books, Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage, Nairn Museum
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Loch Ness Gallery ©
Loch Ness Gallery
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church

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