11 days in Scotland Itinerary

11 days in Scotland Itinerary

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11 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + bus + train:  11​h 45​min
1
Aviemore
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Foyers
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ballachulish
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. On the 12th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail, find something for the whole family at Landmark Forest Adventure Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Boat of Garten Community Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): stroll through Loch Morlich, then head outdoors with Loch Morlich Watersports, then delve into the distant past at Aviemore Ring Cairn & Stone Circle, and finally hike along Speyside Way Long Distance Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Aviemore journey planning tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Aviemore is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Aviemore due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in August, with highs in Aviemore at 21°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Aviemore

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail
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Loch Morlich Watersports ©
Loch Morlich Watersports
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

2
nights
Durness

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): kick back and relax at Durness Beach, kick back and relax at Sango Bay, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oldshoremore Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Balnakeil Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Aviemore to Durness takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Foyers.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
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Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

1
night
Foyers

Foyers ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): hike along Hillside Path, then contemplate the waterfront views at River Foyers, then take a peaceful walk through Farigaig Forest, and finally take a memorable drive along General Wade’s Military Roads.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Foyers trip planner .

Traveling by car from Durness to Foyers takes 3 hours. In August in Foyers, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ballachulish.

Things to do in Foyers

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

General Wade’s Military Roads, Farigaig Forest
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River Foyers ©
River Foyers
Farigaig Forest ©
Farigaig Forest
General Wade’s Military Roads ©
General Wade’s Military Roads

2
nights
Ballachulish

Ballachulish ©
The village of Ballachulish in Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, is centred on former slate quarries. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): appreciate the history behind The Glencoe Massacre Monument, identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive, take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters, then admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, hike along Glencoe Lochan, and then enjoy some diversion at Ice Factor.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ballachulish visit planner .

You can drive from Foyers to Ballachulish in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ballachulish

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glencoe, Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Ice Factor
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Ice Factor ©
Ice Factor
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, explore the historical opulence of Scottish National War Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, then get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and finally sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip planner .

Drive from Ballachulish to Edinburgh in 3 hours. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill

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