5-Day Scotland City Break in Aberdeen

Photo of Dunnottar Castle. An amazing scottish landscape. Stonehaven, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.
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Duration
5 days & 4 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
4 nights included
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Optional
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Embark on a memorable 5-day city break in Aberdeen, Scotland!

Experience the ultimate Aberdeen city break with our perfectly planned holiday package. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Aberdeen or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, our holiday package has got you covered. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Aberdeen, Scotland!

The home for your 5-day holiday in Aberdeen will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Aberdeen, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Aberdeen offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break in Scotland.

You can stay in a popular 3-star hotel like the amazing MOXY Aberdeen Airport, praised by previous travelers as one of the perfect places to stay in the city. Travelers seeking a more luxurious option sometimes stay at the 4-star Jurys Inn Aberdeen Airport or an equally impressive hotel. For the budget-conscious traveler, an excellent, affordable 3-star stay can be enjoyed at a hotel like Premier Inn Aberdeen North (Bridge of Don).

All these hotels have everything you need for an exceptional holiday in Aberdeen. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Aberdeen, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best attractions and activities offered in the city. Duthie Park, Aberdeen Maritime Museum, and Hazlehead Park are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Make the most of your holiday in Aberdeen by adding tours and tickets to each day of your trip. With plenty of exciting tours to choose from, you’ll never have a boring moment in Aberdeen.

Between attractions and activities, you’ll have plenty of time to stroll along the best shopping streets and markets in the city. Here, you can buy unique souvenirs to remind you of your city break in Aberdeen.

As your holiday in Aberdeen comes to an end, you will return home with a newfound appreciation for the vibrant culture, rich history, and exciting atmosphere of this top travel destination in Scotland. Your journey through Aberdeen's diverse neighborhoods, famous landmarks, and hidden gems will leave you with countless cherished memories and stories to share with loved ones.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best trip to Aberdeen, Scotland. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your 5-day city break in Scotland. Let the experts plan it for you so you can focus on enjoying it instead.

For the best holiday to Aberdeen, we offer you the opportunity to customize each day of your city break vacation in Aberdeen before and after booking. Our flexible trip planning means you’ll be able to explore Aberdeen the way you want, at your own pace.

Book with us to get access to 24/7 personal travel support throughout your entire journey and a step-by-step guide in our easy-to-use mobile app, which includes all your travel documents for your vacation in Aberdeen. Moreover, rest assured knowing that all taxes are already covered in the price of your travel package.

The best flights, activities, tours, and hotels in Aberdeen fill up quickly, so be sure to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Aberdeen as soon as today!

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Hotel, 4 nights
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Destinations

Photo of aerial view of Aberdeen as River Dee flows in a curve to the North Sea showing Duthie Park with bridge and traffic from south.Aberdeen / 4 nights

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Attractions

Photo of The Duthie park, Aberdeen, Scotland, with reflections in the early morning light.Duthie Park
Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen, Scotland, United KingdomHazlehead Park
Photo of Aberdeen Maritime Museum,Scotland.Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Seaton Park AberdeenSeaton Park
Donmouth Local Nature Reserve, Seaton and Linksfield, Aberdeen, Scotland, United KingdomDonmouth Local Nature Reserve
Photo of A small water stream coming under a scenic stone bridge in Westburn park, Aberdeen, Scotland .Westburn Park
Photo of Tulip Farm in Johnston, Rhode Island. Shallow depth of field with focus on flowers in foreground ,Scotland .Johnston Gardens
Photo of The Torry battery is an artillery battery near Torry in Aberdeen, which has overlooked the city's port since 1860.Torry Battery
David Welch Winter Gardens, Aberdeen, Scotland, United KingdomDavid Welch Winter Gardens
Aberdeen Science Centre
FootdeeFootdee
William Wallace Statue, R-1900654, R-58446, R-62149William Wallace Statue, Aberdeen
The Gordon Highlanders Museum, Aberdeen, Scotland, United KingdomThe Gordon Highlanders Museum
St Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Aberdeen
Cruickshank Botanic GardenCruickshank Botanic Garden
The Locked Door Escape Games
Provost Skene's House

Travel details

Travel dates
Jan 1 - Jan 5

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Day 1 – Aberdeen - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Aberdeen - arrival day

  • Aberdeen - Arrival day
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  • Footdee
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Aberdeen. You’ll stay in Aberdeen for 4 nights.

You’ll choose between some of the best hotels and places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Aberdeen. To feel pampered during your visit, you can stay at a hotel like Jurys Inn Aberdeen Airport. This 4-star luxury hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 658 previous guests.

A popular 3-star hotel promising a comfortable stay at an excellent location is MOXY Aberdeen Airport. This hotel has been praised by 2,030 previous guests in reviews, with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.

For the budget-conscious traveler, choose a hotel with cheap deals like the 3-star Premier Inn Aberdeen North (Bridge of Don). This popular hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 124 guests.

If these hotels are unavailable for your city break in Aberdeen, we will help you find the best alternatives for your stay. With lots of excellent hotels to choose from, you're sure to have a fantastic experience during your city break.

Aberdeen has plenty of sights, monuments, and places of interest to explore. Luckily, you have plenty of time to do so for the next 5 days. Choose an early flight to get started with your sightseeing in Aberdeen right away.

An attraction we recommend you check out today is Duthie Park. This park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,880 travelers.

Most travelers coming to Aberdeen also visit the incredible Hazlehead Park park. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,429 visitors.

Another favorite attraction you can visit in the city is Aberdeen Maritime Museum maritime museum. This outstanding attraction is rated at an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,244 visitors.

When you're ready to head out for dinner, an excellent restaurant you may want to try is Maggie's Grill. This restaurant has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 587 customers and is sure to satisfy your hunger after a long day of exploring.

Another acclaimed restaurant in the city of Aberdeen is Miller & Carter Aberdeen. Rated at an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,026 customers, guests often have an outstanding experience at this restaurant.

Yet another popular place to eat, often recommended by locals, is COSMO All You Can Eat World Buffet Restaurant | Aberdeen. With an average rating of 4.3 of 5 stars among 1,555 customers, you may want to take a closer look at this restaurant's menu.

Aberdeen is also home to several great bars for every travel budget. One of the best bars in the city is Prince Of Wales. This claim is supported by 1,166 customers who have rated it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Another great bar in Aberdeen is The Grill. If you ask the 881 customers who have rated it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars, The Grill is the perfect place for a drink or two.

This is the time to raise a toast for the beginning of your incredible 5-day vacation in Aberdeen!

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Day 2 – Aberdeen

Day 2

Day 2 – Aberdeen

  • Aberdeen
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  • David Welch Winter Gardens
  • Duthie Park
  • St Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Aberdeen
  • Aberdeen Maritime Museum
  • Torry Battery
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Wake up to day 2 of your exciting city break in Aberdeen. You still have 3 nights left in Aberdeen, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most out of today!

One of the top places you can visit in Aberdeen today is the incredible Duthie Park. This attraction is a park and place of interest, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,880 visitors.

Another attraction travelers from all over the world add to their itinerary every year is Hazlehead Park. Hazlehead Park is a popular park and travel destination with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,429 visitors. Today, you can visit this magnificent park in Aberdeen too.

For the full Aberdeen experience, visit the incredible Aberdeen Maritime Museum. This one-of-a-kind maritime museum is rated at an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,244 visitors.

After or in between exploring Aberdeen, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. An excellent option is Foodstory, which is a popular restaurant with an exciting menu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 958 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant to consider is Rustico. This restaurant is popular with locals as well as travelers and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 931 customers.

A favorite place to eat among many who have visited Aberdeen is BrewDog Aberdeen. This irresistible restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 870 customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, a popular bar you can go to is No.10 Bar and Restaurant. This place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 746 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Fierce Bar Aberdeen. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 438 customers.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Aberdeen to come!

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Day 3 – Aberdeen

Day 3

Day 3 – Aberdeen

  • Aberdeen
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  • Hazlehead Park
  • Johnston Gardens
  • The Gordon Highlanders Museum
  • The Locked Door Escape Games
  • Westburn Park
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On day 3 of your fun city break in Aberdeen, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 2 nights left in Aberdeen.

Start this beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated park in Aberdeen, Duthie Park. About 3,880 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The popular Hazlehead Park is another top sight in Aberdeen that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 2,429 reviews.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum is a highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Aberdeen. This maritime museum has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,244 visitors.

Exploring Aberdeen's best attractions and hidden gems can make you quickly lose track of time. Make sure to grab something to eat and use this opportunity to learn more about Aberdeen's food culture.

Mi Amore is one of the most popular restaurants in Aberdeen. Most people can find something that fits their taste from Mi Amore’s excellent menu. Approximately 670 customers have rated this popular restaurant an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

If you’re in the mood for something different, check out Bonobo Cafe. This Aberdeen-based restaurant is one of locals’ favorites and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 578 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant that serves a menu of appetizing food and drinks is No.10 Bar and Restaurant. This popular restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 746 customers.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to Siberia Bar & Hotel. Around 1,161 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Locals of Aberdeen also enjoy the cocktails at Old Blackfriars. This place is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,080 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is Krakatoa. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 594 customers.

Raise a toast and enjoy celebrating another amazing day in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Day 4 – Aberdeen

Day 4

Day 4 – Aberdeen

  • Aberdeen
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  • Aberdeen Science Centre
  • Provost Skene's House
  • Cruickshank Botanic Garden
  • Seaton Park
  • Donmouth Local Nature Reserve
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Wake up to day 4 of your exciting city break in Aberdeen. You still have 1 night left in Aberdeen, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most out of today!

One of the top places you can visit in Aberdeen today is the incredible Duthie Park. This attraction is a park and place of interest, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,880 visitors.

Another attraction travelers from all over the world add to their itinerary every year is Hazlehead Park. Hazlehead Park is a popular park and travel destination with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,429 visitors. Today, you can visit this magnificent park in Aberdeen too.

For the full Aberdeen experience, visit the incredible Aberdeen Maritime Museum. This one-of-a-kind maritime museum is rated at an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,244 visitors.

After or in between exploring Aberdeen, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. An excellent option is Fierce Bar Aberdeen, which is a popular restaurant with an exciting menu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 438 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant to consider is Café Bohème. This restaurant is popular with locals as well as travelers and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 334 customers.

A favorite place to eat among many who have visited Aberdeen is Moonfish Cafe. This irresistible restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 288 customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, a popular bar you can go to is Northern Bar. This place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 391 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at The Tippling House. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 390 customers.

Chez Mal Brasserie & Bar is another great place where you can celebrate after a long, fun day in Aberdeen city. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 392 customers.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Aberdeen to come!

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Day 5 – Aberdeen - departure day

Day 5

Day 5 – Aberdeen - departure day

  • Aberdeen - Departure day
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  • William Wallace Statue, Aberdeen
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Your city break in Aberdeen is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city.

Depending on how much time you have on your departure day, this is your chance to catch one last glimpse of the beautiful city of Aberdeen. We recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

If you can catch a later flight, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you dive into more iconic landmarks and uncover hidden gems.

Duthie Park is a fantastic attraction you could visit on your last day in Aberdeen. This park and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,880 visitors.

If you'd rather see something else, Hazlehead Park park is a great alternative. According to more than 2,429 reviews, adding up to an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars, this attraction is a worthwhile visit in the city of Aberdeen.

To soak in the last of Aberdeen, you can also make a visit to Aberdeen Maritime Museum maritime museum. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,244 visitors.

If you're looking to enjoy one last delicious meal in Aberdeen, consider a top-rated restaurant like Cafe Harmony. This restaurant is rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 267 customers.

If you feel like eating something else, Siberia Bar & Hotel is an excellent alternative. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,161 customers.

Another popular restaurant you could check out is Yorokobi by CJ. It has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 499 customers.

You'll then say farewell to Aberdeen and begin your journey home, now filled with unforgettable experiences, memories, and photos from Scotland!

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