14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

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14 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Inverness
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h
3
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Glasgow
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
6
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 6th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Castle Gallery, stop by Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old High Church, Inverness, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, then explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle Viewpoint, and finally step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: race across the water with a speed boat tour, then walk around Whin Park, then enjoy some diversion at Inverness Kart Raceway, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Infinity Trampoline Park Inverness.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness route planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Inverness is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Inverness, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, things will get colder in Inverness: highs are around 13°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Fairy Glen
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Inverness Kart Raceway ©
Inverness Kart Raceway
Inverness Castle ©
Inverness Castle
Old High Church, Inverness ©
Old High Church, Inverness

1
night
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Broch of Gurness, then delve into the distant past at Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, then steep yourself in history at Orkneyinga Saga Centre, and finally examine the collection at Orkney Wireless Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kirkwall trip planner .

You can fly from Inverness to Kirkwall in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Broch of Gurness, Orkneyinga Saga Centre, Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement
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Broch of Gurness ©
Broch of Gurness
Orkneyinga Saga Centre ©
Orkneyinga Saga Centre
Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement ©
Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): kick back and relax at Claigan Coral Beach and then make a trip to Neist Point.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Kirkwall to Isle of Skye in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

3
nights
Fort William

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Signal Rock and An Torr, then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Stalker, and finally take a memorable drive along Morar Beach. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Andrew's Church, then get outside with Nevis Range - Tree Adventure, then trek along Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at MacIntosh Parish Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fort William route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Fort William takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Morar Beach, Castle Stalker, Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Castle Stalker ©
Castle Stalker
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Govan Old Parish Church, then take in the history at Paisley Abbey, then contemplate the long history of Denny Tank Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Dundonald Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Glasgow Police Museum, examine the collection at St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, then contemplate the long history of Provand's Lordship, then pause for some serene contemplation at Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew, and finally see the interesting displays at The Museum of Piping.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow driving holiday planner .

Drive from Fort William to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Denny Tank Museum, Paisley Abbey, Dundonald Castle
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Govan Old Parish Church ©
Govan Old Parish Church
Paisley Abbey ©
Paisley Abbey
Dundonald Castle ©
Dundonald Castle

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jedburgh Abbey and Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Greyfriars Kirkyard and Dryburgh Abbey. When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see Bowhill House & Country Estate in Selkirk, approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Hopetoun House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Calton Burial Ground, examine the collection at Museum on the Mound, and step into the grandiose world of Holyrood Palace.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip app .

Take a train from Glasgow to Edinburgh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Jedburgh, Bowhill House & Country Estate, Dryburgh Abbey
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Jedburgh Abbey ©
Jedburgh Abbey
Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre ©
Hopetoun House ©
Hopetoun House

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