8 days in Edinburgh & Dundee Itinerary

8 days in Edinburgh & Dundee Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Dundee
— 3 nights

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Edinburgh

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Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Georgian House, Traquair House & Brewery, Kielder Water & Forest Park, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Greyfriars Kirkyard and Inchcolm Abbey and Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Tenement House and Dunbar Castle. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Glasgow (The Necropolis & The Mackintosh House) and North Berwick (National Museum of Flight & Tantallon Castle). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Gilmerton Cove, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holyrood Abbey, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, and explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip maker site.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Dundee.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Verdant Works. On the 30th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Dragon Statue, appreciate the history behind Minnie The Minx Statue, then stroll the grounds of Howff Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Verdant Works. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Meffan Museum and Art Gallery, examine the collection at Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir, then get engrossed in the history at Gateway to the Glens Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Bon Scott Statue, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Bash Street.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dundee attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Dundee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Dundee

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Howff Cemetery
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History Museum
Verdant Works
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