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 Urbane Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. Next up on the itinerary: step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker tool.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Edinburgh. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in December; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 9°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get some historical perspective at Culloden Battlefield and St Mary's Catholic Church. Loch Ness Gallery and Castle Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Cromarty (Cromarty Courthouse, Gallery48, &more) and Kilmorack Gallery (in Beauly). There's lots more to do: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Picaresque Books, examine the collection at Highland Aviation Museum, explore the galleries of Tore Art Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at Inspirations.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Inverness online route planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Inverness, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

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Side Trips

Cromarty, Drumnadrochit, Culloden Battlefield, Picaresque Books, Kilmorack Gallery
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Loch Ness Gallery ©
Loch Ness Gallery
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Cromarty Courthouse ©
Cromarty Courthouse

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