Great Things to Do in Edinburgh, Scotland

Great Things to Do in Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland (B)

There are many, many things to do in Edinburgh, Scotland… So many that I felt a bit overwhelmed at first. It’s fun to discover a city that’s so vibrant and culturally rich, and the Scottish capital doesn’t disappoint. Talking to locals, I found that even they haven’t seen all that Edinburgh has to offer…

The best time to visit Edinburgh is in summer. I was lucky to have quite a few sunny days when I visited in July. It was during a European heat wave, but in Edinburgh that just meant nice weather.

In July and August the city is full of tourists. The world famous Edinburgh festivals takes place throughout the year, but mostly during the summer. The top things to see in Edinburgh, apart from the festivals, include many museums (mostly free!), fascinating guided tours and the stunning architecture of both the Old Town and the New Town.

When you plan your Edinburgh itinerary, if you’re going there for more than a quick city break, do make sure you include both the Old Town and the New Town. They are quite close to each other, but are very different in style. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Great Things to Do in Edinburgh, Scotland
Guide Location: Scotland » Edinburgh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tal Hayoun
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
  • Scott Monument
  • Sandemans walking tour
  • The Georgian House
  • Edinburgh Underground Tour
  • Harry Potter Tour in Edinburgh
  • Victoria street
  • The Palace of Holyrood
  • Waverley Bridge
  • The National Museum of Scotland
  • Dynamic Earth
  • The Royal Mile
  • The Royal Yacht Britannia
  • The Museum of Childhood
  • Princes Street Gardens
  • St Cecilia’s Hall – Musical Instruments Museum
  • Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel
  • Old Town Chambers
  • Kimpton Charlotte Square
  • Hotel Indigo

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