5 days in Scotland Itinerary

5 days in Scotland Itinerary

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5 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Wick
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Edinburgh
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Adelaide

1
day
Wick

Wick ©
On the 31st (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Castle Sinclair Girnigoe and then take an in-depth tour of Wick Heritage Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Wick trip builder website .

Adelaide, Australia to Wick is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 9 hours. July in Wick sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Wick

Museums Historic Sites
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Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe ©
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stroll through Rosemarkie Beach, then shop like a local with Scottish Flair Art Gallery, then explore the historical opulence of Fort George, and finally get all the information you need at Culloden Battlefield.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Inverness sightseeing app .

You can drive from Wick to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Rosemarkie Beach
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Rosemarkie Beach ©
Rosemarkie Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort George
Fort George

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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