3 days in Scotland Itinerary

3 days in Scotland Itinerary

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3 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Paphos
+2
Fly + tram + train:  11​h 30​min
1
Aviemore
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Paphos

1
night
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. On the 2nd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Loch Garten Nature Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Aviemore travel itinerary planner.

Paphos, Cyprus to Aviemore is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Paphos in April, expect nights in Aviemore to be little chillier, around 2°C, while days are cooler, around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aviemore

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
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RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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