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City trips Edinburgh  - Hoofdstad van Schotland

autoverhuur, hotels, reisbureaus, reisgidsen, vakantiewoningen, reizen naar edinburgh


Autoverhuur in Edinburgh

Hotels in Edinburgh

 Booking - Hotels in Edinburgh  -  Hotelgids Edinburgh
Populairste wijken in Edinburgh : Bruntsfield, Corstorphine, Haymarket, Leith, Merchiston, Morningside, Murrayfield, New Town, Newington, Old Town, Portobello, West End.

 The George Hotel ****, 19-21 George St, EH2 2PB Edinburgh
Het George hotel ligt in het hartje van Edinburgh en de belangrijke en meest populaire attracties van de stad, zoals het beroemde Castle, Princes Street Gardens en Holyrood Palace, zijn vanaf hier goed te bereiken. Het George hotel is goed te bereiken met de auto, het openbaar vervoer en vanaf het vliegveld en het ligt slechts een paar minuten lopen van station Waverley Station. Vanaf luchthaven Edinburgh International Airport is het slechts een korte reis naar het hotel.


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Hostels / Jeugdbergen

 Scottisch Youth Hostels  -  jeugdherberg in Edinburgh
From buzzing cities to the most peaceful spots, charming cottages to rambling castles, we've got an unrivalled network of more than 70 Hostels throughout the country. The choice is yours ...

Reisbureaus / Reisorganisaties

 P&O Ferries  -   

Edinburgh is een bruisende stad. In het prachtige oude centrum raak je niet snel uitgekeken. Stel je eigen reis samen. Je kan kiezen uit diverse hotels (eenvoudig, middenklasse en luxe) en reisduren (4 of 5 dagen).

 Arke Reizen  -   

 Crown Blue Lines  -  bootvakanties
 Edinburgh Bustours  -  zie Edinburgh in een opengewerkte dubbeldekker...
Air Link, City sightseeing, Mac Tours, Majestic Tours

Reisgidsen Edinburgh / Magazine / Reisliteratuur

 Bruna  - 

Vakantiewoningen / Appartement

 Factotum  -  Property rent in Edinburgh
Each year during the month of August Factotum accommodates thousands of visitors who come to participate in the International Edinburgh Arts Festival and Fringe.
We have properties to suit everyone with differing tastes and budgets. Click here to see our festival properties.

Vervoer / Hoe kom ik in Edinburgh

 Luchthaven van Edinburgh  -  Edinburgh Airport

 Losse vliegtickets / goedkoop vliegen naar Edinburgh
Diverse aanbieders / prijsvergelijking mogelijk

 Highland Airways
Hoofdvestiging in Inverness, Aberdeen en Glasgow, but they're regularly serving all the Scottish airports.
They fly to the Northern and Western Isles of Scotland each day and have a range of charter aircraft to serve your pressing transport needs.

 DFDS Seaways  -   
De route IJmuiden-Newcastle is de noordelijkste verbinding met Groot-BrittanniŽ met vertrek uit Nederland! Dus geen honderden mijlen rijden wanneer u bijvoorbeeld naar Schotland of Noord-Engeland gaat.

   -  Bespaar op uw overtocht naar Groot-BrittanniŽ
Rotterdam - Hull, Zeebrugge - Hull, Calais - Dover, Dagretour Calais - Dover

 First Edinburgh  -  UK Bus  -  Edinburgh Central & the Borders
First operate approximately 300 services troughout the Edinburgh area. Services run within Musselburgh, Dalkeith, Peebles, Galashiels, Livingston, South Queensferry, Falkirk, Balfron and Stirling.
 Lothian Buses  -  busvervoer in Edinburgh

Links / Verwijzingen 

 Edinburgh & Lotians Tourist Board  -  Toeristenbureau Edinburgh
This site will help you get to grips with the wealth of opportunities available both in the city of Edinburgh and amongst the beautiful coast and countryside that surrounds it.
Use the live database to search for accommodation. Once you've got a place to stay you can browse amongst attractions and tours, check out events, find somewhere to eat and even plan your shopping.

 Butterfly & Insect World
Take an exciting journey through a tropical rainforest, experience the life and learn about the creatures. See exotic butterflies and tropical birds flying free, handle snakes and spiders, see poisonous frogs and scorpions, leaf cutter ants and much much more.
 Camera Obscura
Visit the Camera Obscura and Outlook Tower, Edinburgh's oldest attraction, for a uniquely entertaining experience. The magical 1850s Camera Obscura - darkened room - captures a live moving picture of the city. Have fun 'spying' on passers-by, or picking cars and busses up on the palm of your hand!
 Dalkeith Palace 
The oldest historical record regarding Dalkeith is contained in a grant of lands of Balnetuth (Dalkeith) by Peter de Graham described as `Lord of Dalkeith', in favour of the monks of the Cistercian Order. This was in the reign of William the Lion. Peter de Graham's son, Sir Henry de Graham confirmed this grant at some date between 1153 and 1159......
 Dynamic Earth 
One of Edinburgh's most exciting, "must see" attractions. Take a thrilling journey back in time and learn about our planet Earth.
 Edinburgh Castle  -  zie Historic Scotland
 Edinburgh Crystal Visitor Centre
Allows visitors to watch the craftsmen at work, and experience for themselves the thrill of blowing and cutting crystal
 Edinburgh Zoo  -  dierentuin van edinburgh
 Georgian House  -  zie National Trust for Scotland
 Gladstone's Land  -  zie de National Trust for Scotland
Gladstone's Land is a typical example of a 17th-century tenement building of the overcrowded Old Town which grew up along the ridge between Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse – the Royal Mile. The building is the most important example of 17th-century hightenement housing to survive in Edinburgh
 Inveresk Lodge Garden
A seventeenth century house with a walled garden. There are climbers on the walls, herbaceous borders and a rose border designed by Graham Stuart Thomas.
 National Galleries of Scotland
Their magnificent collections of art encompass the 14th century up to the present day and they have preserved and displayed Scotland's national collection of art since 1859. The National Galleries of Scotland are five Edinburgh-based galleries and two outstations, one in the north and one in the south of Scotland
 Pentland Hills
The Pentland Hills are a quaint collection of small hills just to the South of Edinburgh, they are an easy relaxed walk and you can cover a large part of them in a day. These hills are a good place to come for a good view of the surrounding area as on a clear day you can take in a good view of Edinburgh, the Forth and its bridges and the Southern Coast of Fife.
 Roman Fort, Cramond 
Cramond's origins date back nearly two thousand years. When the Romans invaded Scotland for the second time, in AD139, they stopped at a line between the Forth and the Clyde and built the Antonine Wall. In about AD142 they built a fort at Cramond to protect the southern shore of the Forth, east of the end of the wall, and to act as a supply port for the Roman Army in Scotland. The foundations of the Roman Fort were partly covered by the chapel first built in Cramond in the 600s.
 Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh  -  Botanische tuin  -  4 tuinen
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh was founded in the 17th century as a 'Physic Garden', growing medicinal plants. This first Garden was in St Anne's Yard, part of the Holyrood Palace grounds, and occupied an area the size of a tennis court. It now extends to four sites – Edinburgh, Benmore (near Dunoon in Argyll), Logan (near Stranraer in Galloway), and Dawyck (near Peebles in the Borders), and is the second richest collection of plant species in the world.
 Royal MIle  -  Historic high street of Edinburgh
 Royal Yacht Britannia  -  voormalig koninklijk jacht
Voor meer dan veertig jaar in dienst van de Britse koninklijke familie. legde daarbij meer dan een miljoen mijlen af.
 Scott Monument [ Princes Street ]
Since the monument for writer Sir Walter Scott opened in August 1846, millions of people have climbed the 200 foot structure to admire its commanding views of the city centre, and to obtain a closer look at the statuettes of characters from Scott's works.
 Scottish Parliament, Holyrood
At the foot of Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile, the site at Holyrood was chosen in 1998 as the permanent home for the Scottish Parliament. In July of the same year Enric Miralles in partnership with RMJM Scotland Limited were appointed to design the new Parliament building.
 St. Giles Cathedral
 The Shore, (Leith)  -  Edinburgh Waterfront
The Port and Shore of Leith are only 2 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. The maritime gateway to the capital city, Leith and its adjacent waterfront areas have played a significant role in Scotland's history. Leith has received visiting seafaring monarchs and VIPs from the early Middle Ages to modern times; has imported wine and exported whisky for hundreds of years, and became an important shipbuilding and industrial centre in the 20th century.

 Edinburgh Galleries Online
 Edinburgh Pubs
 Nieuws uit Edinburgh  -  Daily Record  -  Schots nieuws en sport online.
 Nieuws  -  Scotsman
 Schotse virtuele pub  -  Scottish Virtual pub
 Universiteit van Edinburgh  -  Edinburgh University
Trace over 400 years of the University's history from its foundation, the creation of historical landmark buildings, through to its 21st Century facilities.
The University's historic buildings form an integral part of the city. Grouped in a series of precincts, these include the magnificent Old College, close to the Royal Mile.

Cuisine - Keuken in Edinburgh

Wherever you travel in Scotland the opportunity exists to sample the local delicacies - Arbroath smokies, Lochfyne kippers, Forfar Bridies, Selkirk bannocks, Orkney cheese, Islay cheese, Galloway cheese, Dundee cake, Moffat toffee etc. etc.
The culinary skills of the men and women of the country in producing tradtional and modern version of home bake products such as scones, pancakes, shortbread, ginger bread and other favourites is second to none. If you have ever been to one of the local country shows or craft fairs and observed the mountains of baking, jams and preserves on display you will know exactly what I mean.

 A Taste of Scotland
One of the most extensive and authoritative guide to good eating in Scotland.


Edinburgh, a world heritage city  -  werelderfgoedstad
Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city, is included with the finest examples of the World's cultural heritage, such as the Taj Mahal, Florence and Prague, on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites
 Historic Scotland  -  Historisch Schotland
 Museum of Flight  -  20 km van Edinburgh
Man's fascination with flight comes to life at this protected First and Second World War airfield. A site steeped in history, in 1919 the R34 Airship took off from East Fortune on it's record-breaking first east-west transatlantic flight. Here you will discover some of the most extraordinary machines in the world that reveal the story of our ambition to take to the skies and find out how flight has changed our world.
 National Trust for Scotland  -  zie Places to Visit / Plaatsen die je moet zien

Muziek en Cultuur

 Edinburgh Festivals  -  zie kort overzicht

Webportaal / Zoekmachine / Directory

 Edinburgh Guide  
 Rampant Scotland  -  heel veel links naar Schotland

Festivals in Edinburgh

 Edinburgh's Hogmanay  -  het beste nieuwjaarsfeest van de wereld
Visitors are able to enjoy 4 days of fabulous events throughout the city including well loved favourites such as the Torchlight Procession and the world famous Royal Bank Street Party as well as many new events.
 Edinburgh International Science Festival [ internationaal wetenschapsfestival ]
Twelve days of non-stop events - shows, workshops, presentations, hands-on activities, exhibitions and tours - designed to inspire, stimulate and entertain.
 Scottish International Children's Festival [ kinderfestival ]
The Bank of Scotland Children's International Theatre Festival is Britain's biggest performing arts festival for children and young people. Theatre shows by the world's leading theatre companies for children. A spell-binding feast of entertainment, enough to capture the imagination of any 3 to 12 year old.
 Edinburgh International Jazz & Blues Festival 
Longest running jazz festival in the UK. Concert halls, theatres, clubs, pubs, open air events, featuring all styles of jazz from international artistes. 50,000 attendees.
 Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Scotland's stunning annual outdoor military spectacular set against the magnificent backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Featuring Pipes & Drums, Massed Military Bands, display teams, dancers and acts from around the world.
 Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The Edinburgh Fringe is unique, breaking its own record every year as the largest arts festival on the planet (Guinness Book of Records). Each year it brings thousands of performances of hundreds of shows in nearly 200 venues across Scotland's capital city. For full programme listings, check out the
 Edinburgh International Book Festival [ boekenfestival ]
Edinburgh International Book Festival is the world's biggest book festival. We present an wide and varied programme for both adults and children including discussions, readings, lectures, debates and workshops, all in one of Edinburgh's most beautiful spaces, Charlotte Square Gardens.
 Edinburgh International Festival [ kunstfestival ]
Each year the Edinburgh International Festival stages one of the greatest celebrations of the arts, attracting audiences from around the world to the city's thrilling atmosphere. The festivities offer a unique opportunity to experience the excitement of live performance by internationally renowned artists as well as the joy of discovering new and unfamiliar works.
 Edinburgh International Film Festival [ filmfestival ]
Love the movies? Then prepare to fall in love with the Film Festival. If it's worth watching, we'll be showing it. You can be the first to see an amazing range of movie premieres.


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