8 days in County Dublin & Scotland Itinerary

8 days in County Dublin & Scotland Itinerary

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8 days in County Dublin & Scotland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia, United States
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Philadelphia, United States


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2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and don't miss a visit to The Spire.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip itinerary maker .

Philadelphia, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in July; daily highs in Dublin reach 68°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

Plan trip to Edinburgh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Dublin to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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