14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

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14 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly:  8​h 15​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

1
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 deepen your understanding at University of Glasgow, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral.

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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 when traveling from Halifax to Glasgow is 4 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Halifax in July; daily highs in Glasgow reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off 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.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salen trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Glasgow to Salen by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Glasgow in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Salen: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can 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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glenfinnan Viaduct. On the 31st (Fri), steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Glenfinnan trip planner .

Drive from Salen to Glenfinnan in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Glenfinnan can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mallaig.

Things to do in Glenfinnan

Historic Sites
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Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

1
night
Mallaig

Mallaig ©
Mallaig ; is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): cruise along Morar Beach and then stop by Haggard Alley.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mallaig online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Glenfinnan to Mallaig by car takes about an hour. In July, daytime highs in Mallaig are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive 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. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr and take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye travel site .

Getting from Mallaig to Isle of Skye by car takes about 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough 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.
You've now added Urquhart Castle to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield and then explore the activities along River Ness. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Aviemore online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Aviemore takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Aviemore, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car 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. For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Crieff itinerary planner.

Getting from Aviemore to Crieff by car takes about 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 see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dunfermline trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Crieff to Dunfermline takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for Edinburgh on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Dunfermline

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
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nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palace of Holyroodhouse. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online travel route builder .

Getting from Dunfermline to Edinburgh by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. 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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