Edinburgh is a beautiful city which will become a lovely place to stroll and enjoy a few days in Scotland, if you also have the fortune to visit it in good weather.
When planning a trip to Scotland, you may have just few days, or you probably want to make the most of it and visit as many places as possible. That is why we recommend you to go directly to the centre, after arriving at Edinburgh Airport and picking up your rental car, there is a lot to see in Edinburgh.
Monument to Scott
The Scott Monument is a Gothic-style building erected in honour of the Scottish writer Sir Walter Scott. From the highest part you can take the best photos of the old centre of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Castle is located on the hill of Castle Hill and offers one of the best views of Edinburgh. A perfect place to know the history of Scotland.
Gladstones' Land is a house that belonged to a seventeenth century merchant. Today it is rehabilitated to help us know the life of Edinburgh more than 400 years ago.
Today, the Palace of Holyrood remains the official residence of the Queen of England in Scotland.
Royal Yacht Britannia
It is the flagship of the British Royal House and it has become one of the most famous ships in Europe. It is anchored in the port of Leith.
Designed by the Spanish architect Enric Millares, the new Scottish Parliament Building represents the recovery of legislative power by the Scottish people after almost three centuries of English rule.
St Giles Cathedral
The so-called Saint Giles Cathedral was erected on an ancient 9th-century sanctuary to be dedicated to the pattern of lepers, a disease that wreaked havoc on the city at the beginning of the last century.
Dean Village is a quiet hamlet situated on the banks of the Water of Leith River. It was founded in the 12th century by the friars of Holyrood Abbey.
Scotch Whiskey Experience
In this museum you can learn step by step how the whiskey is made and how to differentiate the different types with a guided tasting.
Mary King's Close
Mary King's Close is another Edinburgh's most famous and old streets. It is located under the buildings of the Royal Mile.
There is a lot to see in Scotland, you just need a few days off, a rental car, a backpack and a lot of desire to have fun. Meet more amazing places in our Blog.
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