13 days in Scotland Itinerary

13 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Glencoe
— 1 night
Drive
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Kyle of Lochalsh
— 1 night
Drive
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Golspie
— 1 night
Drive
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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Glasgow — 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Glasgow is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, learn about winemaking at Vino Valentino, look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry, and steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Glasgow trip itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Glasgow is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to Glasgow, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuwait City in September, with highs in Glasgow at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Glencoe.
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Glencoe — 1 night

Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the activities along Loch Linnhe, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then stroll through Glencoe Lochan, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glencoe National Nature Reserve.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Glencoe trip itinerary app.

Getting from Glasgow to Glencoe by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Glencoe are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kyle of Lochalsh.
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Kyle of Lochalsh — 1 night

On the 14th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Eilean Donan Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Attadale Gardens, then take a tour by water with Calum's Seal Trips, and finally make a trip to Kishorn Selfie Box.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyle of Lochalsh route maker.

Drive from Glencoe to Kyle of Lochalsh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Golspie.
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Golspie — 1 night

Golspie is a village in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland, which lies on the North Sea coast in the shadow of Ben Bhraggie . Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): play a few rounds at Brora Golf Club, then enjoy the sand and surf at Brora Beach, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Golspie travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kyle of Lochalsh to Golspie takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Inverness.
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Inverness — 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 16th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), steep yourself in history at Fort George, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): go for a walk through St Ninians Church, identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, then contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip app.

Drive from Golspie to Inverness in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh route tool.

Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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