5 days in Edinburgh, Inverness & Isle of Skye Itinerary

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Fly
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive
3
Isle of Skye
— 1 night
Bus to Inverness, Fly to Dublin

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Edinburgh — 2 nights

Athens of the North

Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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Dublin, Ireland to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inverness.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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Inverness — 1 night

Gateway to the Highlands

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour.

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Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites
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Isle of Skye — 1 night

On the 9th (Fri), stop by Duncan House and then identify plant and animal life at Loch Coruisk.

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You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Nature
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