Places to visit in Edinburgh, Scotland - Calton Hill

Edinburgh, the places to visit in 3 days including a day trip across Scotland

Visit Edinburgh, Day 3

If you plan a longer stay – good choice! 😉 – you may spend the third day for visiting other areas in and around Edinburgh city centre like:


Otherwise, you may decide to explore Edinburgh surroundings, for example:

  • Rosslyn Chapel
  • Stirling Castle
  • Loch Lomond
  • St Andrews
  • North Berwick and Dunbar
  • Inveraray


Then, you could take a day tour from Edinburgh across Scotland (especially to the Highlands):


Day trip from Edinburgh to Loch Ness - Scottish Highlands
Loch Ness


Tourist passes to save money while visiting Edinburgh and Scotland

There’re a couple of tourist cards that allow to save time and money during the visit of Edinburgh and Scotland as well. They include the access to the most important attractions and castles scattered throughout the country:

  • Edinburgh Royal Ticket, valid for two days from the first use, give you the admission to the top three royal attractions in Edinburgh Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Royal Yacht Britannia – and unlimited travels on hop-on hop-off buses in and around Edinburgh city centre;
  • Historic Scotland Explore Pass, entrance to 77 sites across Scotland including Edinburgh and Stirling Castle (priority access for both), Glasgow Cathedral, Linlithgow Palace, Urquhart Castle and many more.


If you want to know more about these Edinburgh itineraries and any other ideas for exploring Scotland just leave me a comment below or contact me at 🙂

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