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EDI Edinburgh
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Edinburgh Vacation

About Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh is filled with notable historic sites such as a UNESCO-protected medieval center, elegant Georgian architecture, grandiose palaces and castles. It is often ranked as one of Europe's most beautiful cities, but while these ancient monuments draw visitors from far and wide, equally enticing is the thriving arts and culture scene, lively nightlife, top class shopping and stunning green spaces in which to relax. Known for regularly topping the bill as one of the leading festival cities in the world, it is also in close proximity to the spectacular landscape of the Lothians, where visitors can take in the majestic countryside and rugged coastlines.

Things to do and places to visit in Edinburgh

Edinburgh's city center is very compact and visitors will find they can explore most of what it has to offer on foot. From the medieval monuments of the old town to innovative performing arts and culture, to an enclave of cool bars and shops, there is plenty to please visitors of all inclinations, no matter the time of year.

If you visit Edinburgh, be sure to:

  • Stroll through the landscaped Princes Street Gardens situated between the Old and New Town
  • Hop on and off an Edinburgh Bus Tour to take in all of Edinburgh's key sights
  • See work by da Vinci, Raphael, Monet, and Turner at the National Galleries of Scotland
  • Explore Scotland's history at the National Museum of Scotland and check out the panoramic city views from the roof garden
  • Take a tour of Holyrood, home of the Scottish Parliament
  • Hike up to Edinburgh Castle, the city's most emblematic sight
  • Venture on a ghost tour after dark if you dare and discover Edinburgh's hidden side
  • Pop into Jenners for a spot of retail therapy, Scotland's upscale department store founded in 1838
  • Visit during August to experience the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the world's largest arts festival
  • Indulge in an afternoon tea at Prestonfield by fireside in the winter or in the rose garden in warmer months
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Airports in Edinburgh

Passengers flying to Edinburgh can land at Edinburgh Airport. Ranked Scotland's busiest airport and the sixth busiest in the UK, it is the country's main international gateway, handling flights to over 100 destinations across the globe.

  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport

    Top Carriers

    Top carriers at Glasgow Prestwick Airport include: Ryanair.

    Location

    Glasgow Prestwick Airport is found approximately 50km away from Glasgow.

    Transportation

    The X77 bus goes to Glasgow and the airport has its own train station with connections to Glasgow. There are also taxis at the airport.

  • Edinburgh Airport

    Top Carriers

    A number of major airlines operate flights to Edinburgh including: FlyBe, Jet2.com and easyJet

    Location

    Edinburgh Airport is off the A8 Glasgow Road, approximately 9 miles from the city center.

    Transportation

    Passengers can travel to the city center by taking the Airlink 100 bus service to Waverly Bridge (close to Princes Street and the main railway and bus stations), or the N22 bus service at night. The Lothian bus service also connects with various stations such as the RBS World headquarters, the Scottish Parliament and the city center. There is also a tram service from the airport to the city center. Taxis are available opposite the main terminal building, and car rental companies operate from the airport's car rental center.

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