Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and the first city to be named UNESCO city of literature. This magical city is the home to many historical secrets on every street corner. Edinburgh is famous for its Fringe festival, which takes place each August and where visitors can enjoy a host of musical show, theatre, opera and dance…
Currency: Pound Sterling
Time difference: 1 hour, it is one hour behind France.
Climate: oceanic, marked by moderate winters and cool summers. There is a lot of humidity all year round and the weather is very changeable (showers followed by sunny spells)
A visit to the castle which overlooks the city is a must, as well as the Royal Botanic Garden, St Giles Cathedral, the National Gallery, the Royal Museum of Scotland and Holyrood Park for instance. The old districts have kept all of their medieval charm whilst the « new town » has a large shopping street.