Scotland’s capital city is a small, quiet town with enormous charisma, which makes it stand out from most European capitals. It’s the most important city in Scotland: A varied cultural offering, ethnic diversity, a well-preserved historical heritage and the advantages of being a small town: not much traffic or pollution and plenty of tranquillity.
Classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Edinburgh is well worth a visit! The city is divided into Old Town, which preserves the medieval features – and New Town, dating from the 18th century. Here you will find countless narrow cobbled streets full of fantastic stories, monuments, gardens, museums… New Town is full of charm and mystery with charms for all tastes!
Situated on top of an extinct volcano, the Edinburgh Castle is perhaps the most famous landmark in all of Scotland. It is an important tourist attraction that together with the Camera Obscura, the Royal Botanical Garden and Princess Street make the capital of Scotland a dream destination. If you’re fascinated by museums, you won’t be disappointed either! In Edinburgh, you can visit at least five major museums for free: the must-see Scottish National Museum, the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, The Writers’ Museum and The People’s Story Museum.
If you are already seeing the ideal date to visit Edinburgh in your calendar, don’t forget to try the Haggis, the national dish par excellence, and, of course, the whisky! The capital of Scotland is closer to the Algarve, Alentejo and southern Spain! Book your trip and discover all about this amazing medieval city.