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In Edinburgh trip planner page you’ll find the best itineraries for your holiday to the Scottish capital. Visit the well-known spots, try the food from the best restaurants, take the most popular tours with these well-organized routes, which include all the important things to do.
Edinburgh has become the Scottish capital in 15th century, and since then has been home to the Scottish Parliament and the seat of the monarchy in Scotland. It is considered to be the royal city and walking on the ancient roads of the city, the noble spirit is visible.
Traveling to one of the most historical cities in Europe will be an amazing experience, if the whole vacation is planned in a smart way.
Discovering the city from the Edinburgh Castle will be a great introduction, as it shows the historic highlights of the city. Then it’s time to wonder in the streets of the Old town, Royal Mile and Queen’s Gardens. Experiencing the famous Scotch Whisky can’t be missed. And of course Edinburgh journey is compite only with galleries, museums and libraries. All these interesting and surprising points are spiced with the fairy Scottish nature.
Plan your trip in Edinburgh trip planner page, pick one of the itineraries according to your interests and be prepared for your unforgettable experience. The plans in this page can be edited and improved in any ways. They are customized to the tourist’s interests and taste.

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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress and one of the emblems of the city. The fortress is situated on the Castle Rock. The castle is from the 12th century. It is the historic center and pride of Scotland that proves the honored past of the country.

Royal Mile

Royal Mile is the integrity of the streets that form the Old Town in Edinburgh. The name was first used in 19 century. It is given to the area, because the road is around a mile long and lies between the most historic spots of the city, Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace.

Royal Yacht Britannia

Royal Yacht Britannia was used as the personal yacht of Queen Elizabeth II between 1954 until 1997. During its ride, the yacht traveled millions of kilometres around the world and served the royals. Now the HMY Britannia.

Arthur's Seat

Arthur's Seat is the main top point of the hill group in Edinburgh. It is situated on the east of the city centre. The name is connected with King Arthur and the legends about him.The hills has a height of 250.5 m. It is a famous tourist attraction, as it provides the best panoramic view of the city.

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ibis budget Hotel Edinburgh Park

An 8-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport, ibis Budget Hotel Edinburgh Park lies just off the City of Edinburgh Bypass and 30 minutes’ walk from Edinburgh Park Train Station. The Gyle Centre Tram Stop is located just opposite the hotel and leads to Edinburgh Airport and city centre. This ibis hotel...

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

Situated in the centre of Edinburgh, the Motel One Edinburgh-Royal is 5 minutes’ walk away from the train station, and only half a mile from the Castle. Guests can reach the historical St. Margaret’s Chapel, the Half Moon Battery and David's Tower within 10 minutes' walk. Edinburgh airport is only...

Britannia Edinburgh Hotel

Situated on the banks of the Water of Leith in a quiet secluded area, this property offers free Wi-Fi and a central location in Edinburgh. The popular shops of Princes Street are just 15 minutes' walk away. Rooms at Britannia Edinburgh Hotel are elegant in style, and each features a TV and an en suite...

Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh

In Edinburgh city centre, less than 500 metres from Haymarket Rail Station, the Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh offers great value, with modern family-friendly en suite rooms and a restaurant-bar. Spacious, stylish rooms at the Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh each include a flat-screen TV with satellite...

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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip from Edinburgh

Explore Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Scottish Highlands on this 12-hour tour from Edinburgh. Depart from Edinburgh by air-conditioned minivan and travel out into the Scottish Highlands to Glencoe with your guide. Stop at Fort Augustus on the banks of Loch Ness at marvel at the spectacular scenery, then...

City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

With great views from the open-top double-decker bus, strategically placed tour stops and an interesting audio commentary, this City Sightseeing tour is the best way to see the sights of Edinburgh! The tour will take you to some of the city’s most popular and loved attractions, including Edinburgh...

West Highland Lochs and Castles Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh

Spend a day experiencing Scotland’s majestic lochs and castles on this day trip to the western Scottish Highlands, whose dramatic scenery will amaze you. See the setting of Monty Python’s 'Holy Grail' series at Doune Castle, discover the ruins of Kilchurn Castle, admire the grandeur Stirling...

Edinburgh Castle Entrance Ticket

Discover one of Scotland’s most famous historical attractions at your own pace with this ticket to Edinburgh Castle. Bypass the entrance queue and take your time exploring the castle's public rooms and exhibitions halls while learning about the events and battles that shaped Scottish history. See...

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