5 days in Scotland Itinerary

5 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Pitlochry
— 1 day
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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights

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Pitlochry

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. On the 1st (Sun), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Blair Athol Distillery, admire the majestic nature at Faskally Wood, and then step into the grandiose world of Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pitlochry online vacation planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Pitlochry is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tallinn to Pitlochry, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries
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Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens
Blair Athol Distillery ©
Blair Athol Distillery

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Inverness

Inverness ©

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): hit the slopes at Cairngorm Mountain and then witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, then look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, then identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip maker.

You can drive from Pitlochry to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Inverness sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 4th (Wed), take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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