10 days in Ireland & Scotland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland & Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Drumnadrochit, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Popular historic sites such as Guinness Storehouse and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Temple Bar. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michan's Church, and walk around St Stephens Green.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin road trip website.

Joplin, USA to Dublin is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Joplin to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Joplin in September, expect nights in Dublin to be slightly colder, around °F, while days are much colder, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, thenlearn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inverness Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), thensteep yourself in history at Fort George, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Inverness tour builder site.

Getting from Dublin to Inverness by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In September, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort George
Fort George

2
nights
Drumnadrochit, United Kingdom

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Nessieland, steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle, cruise along General Wade’s Military Roads, thencontemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, and finally take some stellar pictures from Suidhe Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenstop by Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St Ninians Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Drumnadrochit trip itinerary maker site.

Drumnadrochit is just a stone's throw from Inverness. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Aigas Field Centre
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, thenexplore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally steep yourself in history at St Anthony's Chapel. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and then steep yourself in history at Advocate's Close.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online holiday builder.

Getting from Drumnadrochit to Edinburgh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

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