32 days in Scotland Itinerary

32 days in Scotland Itinerary

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32 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Perth
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Dundee
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Montrose
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Stonehaven
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
6
Aberdeen
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Elgin
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Nairn
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Inverness
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
10
Drumnadrochit
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
11
Fort Augustus
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  15​h 30​min
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh itinerary planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Edinburgh is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Edinburgh. In June, Edinburgh is cooler than Jerusalem - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for Perth.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
Perth is a city in central Scotland, located on the banks of the River Tay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Doune Castle (in Doune), Stirling (Stirling Castle & National Wallace Monument) and Queen's View Visitor Centre (in Pitlochry). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Ninian's Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of The Black Watch Castle & Museum, and view the masterpieces at Jardine Gallery and Workshop.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Perth in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Dundee.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Stirling, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, Queen's View Visitor Centre, Dunkeld Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines ©
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
National Wallace Monument ©
National Wallace Monument

2
nights
Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Albert Square, explore the world behind art at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Andrews Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of Discovery Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Time Lifestyle Boutique, take in the dramatic natural features at The Dundee Law, then explore the galleries of Verdant Works, and finally get outside with St Andrews Links.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Dundee vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Dundee is just a short distance from Perth. June in Dundee sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Montrose.

Things to do in Dundee

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

St. Andrews
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Point ©
Discovery Point
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
St Andrews Cathedral ©
St Andrews Cathedral

3
nights
Montrose

Montrose ©
Montrose is a coastal resort town and former royal burgh in Angus, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): examine the collection at Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Montrose Basin Visitor Centre & Wildlife Reserve, then contemplate the long history of Arbroath Abbey, and finally appreciate the history behind Bamse Statue. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lunan Bay, don't miss a visit to Edzell Castle and Garden, then experience rural life at Charleton Fruit Farm, and finally identify plant and animal life at St Cyrus National Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Montrose trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Dundee to Montrose in an hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dundee in June since evenings lows in Montrose dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stonehaven.

Things to do in Montrose

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Arbroath, Edzell Castle and Garden
Highlights from your plan
Lunan Bay ©
Lunan Bay
Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre ©
St Cyrus National Nature Reserve ©

3
nights
Stonehaven

Stonehaven ©
Stonehaven is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Explore Stonehaven's surroundings by going to Ballater (Balmoral Castle, Loch Muick, & more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Dunnottar Castle, appreciate the history behind Stonehaven War Memorial, take a leisurely stroll along Stonehaven Harbour, and get to know the fascinating history of The Burns Memorial garden.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stonehaven trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Montrose to Stonehaven takes an hour. June in Stonehaven sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Stonehaven

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ballater, Crathes Castle
Highlights from your plan
Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle
Loch Muick ©
Loch Muick
Royal Lochnagar Distillery ©
Royal Lochnagar Distillery

3
nights
Aberdeen

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aberdeen: Peterhead Prison Museum (in Peterhead) and Craigievar Castle (in Alford). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at The Gordon Highlanders Museum, wander the streets of Footdee (Fittie), and take in nature's colorful creations at David Welch Winter Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Aberdeen trip builder tool .

Aberdeen is just a stone's throw from Stonehaven. June in Aberdeen sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Elgin.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Peterhead Prison Museum, BrewDog DogTap & DogWalk Brewery Tour, Craigievar Castle
Highlights from your plan
David Welch Winter Gardens ©
David Welch Winter Gardens
Room Escape Games
Aberdeen Maritime Museum ©
Aberdeen Maritime Museum

3
nights
Elgin

Elgin ©
Elgin is a former cathedral city and Royal Burgh in Moray, Scotland. On the 17th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Duffus Castle, then have some family-friendly fun at Elgin Kart Raceway, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glen Moray Distillery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Elgin Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Glenlivet Distillery and then explore the striking landscape of Cairngorms National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Elgin sightseeing planner.

Getting from Aberdeen to Elgin by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Elgin, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Nairn.

Things to do in Elgin

Breweries & Distilleries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glenlivet Distillery, Cairngorms National Park, Glenfiddich Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Glen Moray Distillery ©
Glen Moray Distillery
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
Glenfiddich Distillery ©
Glenfiddich Distillery

3
nights
Nairn

Nairn ©
Nairn is a town and former burgh in the Highland council area of Scotland. Venture out of the city with trips to Grantown-on-Spey (Grantown Museum, Anagach Woods, & more) and Caorunn Gin Tour (in Cromdale). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, enjoy some diversion at Nairn Leisure Centre, take in the views from Dulsie Bridge, and examine the collection at Nairn Museum.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nairn day trip planning app .

You can drive from Elgin to Nairn in an hour. In June in Nairn, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Nairn

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Grantown-on-Spey, Forres, Caorunn Gin Tour
Highlights from your plan
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Bowhunter Archery ©
Bowhunter Archery
Anagach Woods ©
Anagach Woods

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You've now added The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), steep yourself in history at Fort George, and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle, then witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and finally stroll around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park.

For where to stay and tourist information, read Inverness sightseeing website .

Inverness is very close to Nairn. In June, daytime highs in Inverness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
River Ness ©
River Ness
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

2
nights
Drumnadrochit

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 (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, then examine the collection at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, then take an in-depth tour of Nessieland, and finally make a trip to Village Green. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Corrimony Chambered Cairn, then take in the dramatic scenery at Plodda Falls, and then identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Drumnadrochit trip itinerary website .

Drumnadrochit is very close to Inverness. In June, daytime highs in Drumnadrochit are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plodda Falls, Aigas Field Centre
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Corrimony Chambered Cairn ©
Corrimony Chambered Cairn
Plodda Falls ©
Plodda Falls

2
nights
Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Commando Monument, admire the sheer force of Invermoriston Falls, then steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey, and finally look for gifts at Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Falls of Glomach, get great views at Suidhe Viewpoint, then admire the sheer force of The Falls of Foyers, and finally cruise along General Wade’s Military Roads.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fort Augustus tour planning site .

Fort Augustus is very close to Drumnadrochit. June in Fort Augustus sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Falls of Glomach, The Falls of Foyers, Commando Monument, Invermoriston Falls
Highlights from your plan
The Falls of Foyers ©
The Falls of Foyers
Invermoriston Falls ©
Invermoriston Falls
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Isle of Skye to Kyle of Lochalsh to see Eilean Donan Castle about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, experience rural life at The Oyster Shed, explore the historical opulence of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, and admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Fort Augustus to Isle of Skye takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

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