14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

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14 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Salen
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Glenfinnan
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Mallaig
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Aviemore
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
8
Crieff
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Dunfermline
— Few hours
Train:  1​h
10
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Halifax

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night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes University of Glasgow as well as Stirling Castle. On the 28th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, then gain insight at University of Glasgow, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Glasgow journey builder website.

Halifax, Canada to Glasgow is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 4 hours. Traveling from Halifax in July, expect Glasgow to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salen.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stirling Castle
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Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
University of Glasgow ©
University of Glasgow

2
nights
Salen

Salen ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Duart Castle as well as Iona Abbey and Nunnery.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Salen sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glasgow to Salen. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Glasgow in July: highs in Salen hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Glenfinnan.

Things to do in Salen

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Duart Castle, Iona Abbey and Nunnery
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Iona Abbey and Nunnery ©
Iona Abbey and Nunnery
Duart Castle ©
Duart Castle

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Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan ©
Glenfinnan is a hamlet in Lochaber area of the Highlands of Scotland. You've now added Glenfinnan Viaduct to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenfinnan trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Salen to Glenfinnan. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Mallaig.

Things to do in Glenfinnan

Historic Sites
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Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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night
Mallaig

Mallaig ©
Mallaig ; is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. On the 31st (Fri), take a memorable drive along Morar Beach and then stop by Haggard Alley.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mallaig online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Glenfinnan to Mallaig takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Mallaig are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Mallaig

Beaches Parks Shopping
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Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach
Haggard Alley ©
Haggard Alley

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kilt Rock, Neist Point and Portree Harbour. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr and take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Mallaig to Isle of Skye takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature
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The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Neist Point ©
Neist Point

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Urquhart Castle. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield and then explore the activities along River Ness. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle.

Find out how to plan Inverness trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In August, daytime highs in Inverness are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Sluggan Bridge, Urquhart Castle
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River Ness ©
River Ness
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

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Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Aviemore trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Aviemore takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Aviemore can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Crieff.

Things to do in Aviemore

Museums

Side Trip

Highland Folk Museum
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Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

2
nights
Crieff

Crieff
Crieff is a market town in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Crieff trip maker tool.

Drive from Aviemore to Crieff in 2 hours. You'll set off for Dunfermline on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Crieff

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Dunfermline

Dunfermline
Dunfermline is a town and former Royal Burgh, and parish, in Fife, Scotland, on high ground 3mi from the northern shore of the Firth of Forth. To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dunfermline travel planner.

You can drive from Crieff to Dunfermline in an hour. In August in Dunfermline, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 7th (Fri), you're off to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dunfermline

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You've now added Palace of Holyroodhouse to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

You can take a train from Dunfermline to Edinburgh in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

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