16 days in Scotland Itinerary

16 days in Scotland Itinerary

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16 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Edinburgh
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
St. Andrews
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
3
Dundee
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
4
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Braemar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Aberdeen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Portsoy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Grantown-on-Spey
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
9
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Jerusalem

1
day
Edinburgh

Edinburgh
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
To see other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip planner .

Jerusalem, Israel to Edinburgh is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jerusalem in June: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. On the 16th (Tue), you're off toSt. Andrews.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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St. Andrews

St. Andrews ©
You've now added Nicholsons Sweet and Ice Cream Shop to your itinerary. On the 16th (Tue), kick back and relax at Kingsbarns Beach, stop by The Old Cheese Shop Cafe, then pause for some photo ops at Martyrs' Monument, and finally don't miss a visit to Nicholsons Sweet and Ice Cream Shop.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read St. Andrews online trip maker .

Drive from Edinburgh to St. Andrews in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Dundee.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Nicholsons Sweet and Ice Cream Shop
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Nicholsons Sweet and Ice Cream Shop ©
The Old Cheese Shop Cafe ©
The Old Cheese Shop Cafe

few
hours
Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dundee tour itinerary builder app .

Dundee is just a stone's throw from St. Andrews. June in Dundee sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Perth.

Things to do in Dundee

Historic Sites
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St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
Perth is a city in central Scotland, located on the banks of the River Tay. You've added The Black Watch Castle & Museum, Blair Atholl Watermill, Birnam Oak, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of The Black Watch Castle & Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Birnam Oak, then make a trip to Blair Atholl Watermill, and finally steep yourself in history at Abernethy Village.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary planner.

Perth is very close to Dundee. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Braemar.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Birnam Oak, Blair Atholl Watermill
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The Black Watch Castle & Museum ©
The Black Watch Castle & Museum
Abernethy Village ©
Abernethy Village
Birnam Oak ©
Birnam Oak

2
nights
Braemar

Braemar ©
Braemar is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, around 58mi west of Aberdeen in the Highlands. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): make a trip to Kindrochit Castle.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Braemar online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Perth to Braemar takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Braemar

Historic Sites Golf Wildlife

Side Trip

Corgarff Castle
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Kindrochit Castle ©
Kindrochit Castle
Mar Lodge Estate ©
Mar Lodge Estate
Corgarff Castle ©
Corgarff Castle

1
night
Aberdeen

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Teasel & Tweed, then identify plant and animal life at RSPB Dolphinwatch, then identify plant and animal life at Donmouth Local Nature Reserve, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Brig 'o' Balgownie.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Aberdeen trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Braemar to Aberdeen in 1.5 hours. In June in Aberdeen, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Portsoy.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Donmouth Local Nature Reserve ©
Donmouth Local Nature Reserve
Brig 'o' Balgownie ©
Brig 'o' Balgownie
Teasel & Tweed ©
Teasel & Tweed

1
night
Portsoy

Portsoy ©
Portsoy is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.The original name may come from Port Saoithe, meaning "saithe harbour".Portsoy is located on the Moray Firth Coast of North East Scotland, 50 miles North West of Aberdeen & 65 miles East of Inverness. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Glenglassaugh Distillery Co., then see the interesting displays at The Salmon Bothy, and then view the masterpieces at Portsoy Pottery. On the next day, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The GlenDronach Distillery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Portsoy using our trip planner.

You can drive from Aberdeen to Portsoy in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grantown-on-Spey.

Things to do in Portsoy

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Shopping

Side Trip

The GlenDronach Distillery
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Glenglassaugh Distillery Co. ©
Glenglassaugh Distillery Co.
The Salmon Bothy ©
The Salmon Bothy
The GlenDronach Distillery ©
The GlenDronach Distillery

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nights
Grantown-on-Spey

Grantown-on-Spey ©
Grantown-on-Spey is a town in the Highland Council Area, historically within the county of Moray. Cairngorms National Park has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cove Bay and Mill of Kellas Trout Fishery. Get outdoors at Roseisle Beach and Glenlivet Mountain Bike Trails. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grantown-on-Spey: Dulsie Bridge (in Nairn), Dufftown (Dufftown Whisky and Heritage Centre & Auchindoun Castle) and Ballindalloch (Ben Rinnes & Drumin Castle). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of The Linn Falls, see the interesting displays at Grantown East: Highland Heritage & Cultural Centre, tee off at Grantown Golf Course, and stop by The Bookmark Bookshop.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Grantown-on-Spey day trip app .

Traveling by car from Portsoy to Grantown-on-Spey takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Grantown-on-Spey can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Grantown-on-Spey

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dufftown, Cove Bay, Ben Rinnes, The Linn Falls, Mill of Kellas Trout Fishery
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Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
Cove Bay ©
Cove Bay
Auchindoun Castle ©
Auchindoun Castle

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nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Escape the urban bustle at Aigas Field Centre and Caledonian Canal. Popular historic sites such as Clava Cairns and Inverness Cathedral are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Invermoriston Falls in Invermoriston (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, go for a walk through Greig Street Bridge, contemplate the long history of Beauly Priory, and take in the views from Culloden Viaduct.

Make your Inverness itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Grantown-on-Spey to Inverness in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Beauly, Invermoriston Falls, Clava Cairns
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Caledonian Canal ©
Caledonian Canal
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns
Inverness Cathedral ©
Inverness Cathedral

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