4 days in Orkney Islands Itinerary

4 days in Orkney Islands Itinerary

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4 days in Orkney Islands Itinerary

Start: Madison
Bus + Fly:  22​h 15​min
Stromness, Mainland
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  22​h 15​min
End: Madison

Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yesnaby Cliffs, Skara Brae and Ness of Brodgar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Yesnaby Cliffs, delve into the distant past at Skara Brae, examine the collection at Stromness Museum, then don't miss a visit to Ness of Brodgar, and finally delve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Stromness trip planner.

Madison, USA to Stromness is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Madison to Stromness. Traveling from Madison in August, expect Stromness to be little chillier, temps between 61°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Yesnaby Cliffs ©
Yesnaby Cliffs
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ness of Brodgar ©
Ness of Brodgar