11 days in Scotland Itinerary

11 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive
3
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Plockton
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Inverness
— 2 nights
Fly

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, visit Edinburgh Old Town, and contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Edinburgh is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in June; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

1
night
Glasgow

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Glasgow sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

2
nights
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. On the 6th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters. On your second day here, trek along Lost Valley Trail, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, then steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Shiel.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Fort William day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Fort William takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Plockton.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

2
nights
Plockton

Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on Plockton Seal Trips, then don't miss a visit to Plockton Harbour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Morar Cross, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Reraig Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Attadale Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Kishorn Selfie Box, and finally make a trip to Bealach na Ba Viewpoint.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Plockton trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Plockton in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Plockton

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

2
nights
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 10th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and finally head outdoors with Bellfield Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Loch Ness, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Plockton to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature

Side Trips

Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.