7 days in Scotland Itinerary

7 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Stromness, Mainland
— 1 day
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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 1 night
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Fort William
— 2 nights
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Glasgow
— 1 night

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Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. On the 23rd (Sun), delve into the mystery of Standing Stones of Stenness, steep yourself in history at Ring of Brodgar, and then contemplate the long history of Maeshowe Chambered Cairn.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Stromness road trip planning website.

Glasgow to Stromness is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Stromness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Standing Stones of Stenness ©
Standing Stones of Stenness
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

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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 24th (Mon): learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, then take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, then don't miss a visit to Clava Cairns, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), then contemplate the long history of Fort George, then admire the natural beauty at Cawdor Castle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nairn Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness online travel route planner.

You can fly from Stromness to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In August, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle

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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.
On the 26th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, and then explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye itinerary maker site.

Getting from Inverness to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock

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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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey, then examine the collection at West Highland Museum, and then appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William online attractions planner.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Fort William by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at People's Palace and Winter Gardens, stroll the grounds of The Necropolis, then steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Buchanan Street.

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Traveling by car from Fort William to Glasgow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
People's Palace and Winter Gardens ©
People's Palace and Winter Gardens
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street

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