Driving in Edinburgh city centre is not easy due to the one-way traffic system and congestion , Narrow streets, which should be better left to negotiate on foot. If your accommodation is in the suburbs, renting a car is essential. Main arterial routes through the city easier to drive, but it is essential to rely on SatNav for this purpose. There are stunning sights to visit around Edinburgh for which a car is essential if you are staying for longer than a day or two.
Driving from Edinburgh Airport to the north with your rental car, will take you to other Scottish cities such as St Andrews and Dundee or the opportunity to explore the Ancient Kingdom of Fife which has a wonderful coastline with scenic harbours and villages.
The M80 West will lead you to Glasgow and the M9 branching off it to the City of Stirling with Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument as attractions. Loch Lomond can beisited from Edinburgh in a day as well as the Trossachs National Park. Northwards on the M9 leads to Perth which is a drive that offers stunning scenery on the way.
Edinburgh is the most popular city in Scotland and has been a tourist destination for centuries. Both the Old Town and New Town have been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status and there is much to see and do.
The best way to appreciate the sights in Edinburgh is on foot, which makes it easy to negotiate alleys, lanes and paths through the city. The city's architecture is a mixture of Georgian and Medieval, combined with it's cultural atmosphere, makes it an exceptional city to visit. An open bus tour is a quick way of appreciating what Edinburgh has to offer for anyone who may be on a short visit.
The city is a photographer's dream with the Old town and adjacent New Town offering many opportunities on foot. Holyrood gardens and Place are easy to see within the city centre. Catch the atmosphere of the Royal Mile, Princes Street and Victoria Street. Views of Edinburgh Castle contribute as it looms over these streets and spectacular from the vantage point of Calton Hill and the Nelson Monument. A walk up Arthur's Seat is rewarding for views of the city.
Visits to Duddinsgton and Dean villages and the Leith walk are a must see and do. Edinburgh is a city of Festivals during the summer months bringing thousands of tourists and locals together. If you should visit during winter, then of course Hogmanay celebrations are a must to see in the new year.
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