8 days in Scotland Itinerary

8 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Durness
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): view the masterpieces at Castle Gallery, browse for treasures at Picaresque Books, then pick up some local products at Ferintosh Community Market, and finally view the masterpieces at Inspirations. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Inchmore Gallery, examine the collection at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, then browse the exhibits of Loch Ness Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Farigaig Forest.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Inverness online trip itinerary builder.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Inverness is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuwait City in June: high temperatures in Inverness hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Shopping · Museums · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
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Mountain
Farigaig Forest
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Art Gallery
Loch Ness Gallery
3.2

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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, then kick back and relax at Durness Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Mudness Ceramics, and finally stroll through Balnakeil Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Durness trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Durness Beach
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Beach
Sango Bay
4.9

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. Visit Edinburgh Old Town and The Real Mary King's Close for their historical value. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, stop by Etch'd, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Highlights from your trip
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Arthur's Seat
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Must see
Edinburgh Castle
4.4

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