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Scotland's enchanting capital of Edinburgh is a city of striking contrasts. Perched dramatically on an extinct volcano, the world-famous Edinburgh Castle is visible from almost any point in the city, a constant reminder of Edinburgh's long and fascinating history. As you explore the city's striking architecture, tranquil green spaces and exciting attractions, you will soon understand why it has served as inspiration for so many authors and poets.

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Old Town

The Old Town is Edinburgh's oldest neighbourhood and is filled with historic monuments, narrow streets, and lovely shops and pubs with tons of personality. Its charming architecture and its rich history will leave you in awe.
Adresse: Old Town, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle

Sitting atop Castle Rock and towering majestically over Scotland's capital for more than a thousand years, the iconic Edinburgh Castle was once a military fortress and home to kings and queens. Now, it serves as a museum displaying historic and precious treasures such as the Scottish Crown Jewels, the Stone of Destiny, and the medieval bombard Mons Meg. Once you've been inside, be sure to take a walk along the cobbled promenades and winding stone steps and drink in stunning views over the city.
Adresse: Castlehill, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 225 9846
Åpningstider: Daily 9:30am–6pm

Royal Mile Guided Walking Tour

Dive into Edinburgh's historic past and discover the city's acclaimed landmarks and hidden secrets on this Royal Mile guided walking tour. Follow your guide along Edinburgh's legendary Royal Mile as you gain a fascinating insight into the famous writers, poets, and inventors who have called the city home. Hear tales of Scotland's national bard—Robert Burns—and see top landmarks such as St. Giles' Cathedral and the National Galleries of Scotland.

Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Highlands Day Tour from Edinburgh

Discover the enigmatic Loch Ness and the sublime Scottish Highlands on this day trip from Edinburgh. See wooded lochs and tucked-away villages as you journey through spectacular scenery en route to Glencoe and Fort Augustus. Explore the famous Cairngorms National Park and soak up the stunning views of the Scottish Highlands, with an optional cruise for a chance to spot Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster.

Rosslyn Chapel

For a mysterious journey through Scotland's myths and legends, head over to Rosslyn Chapel, a magnificient chapel feature in Dan Brown's "Da Vinci Code". Hear the intriguing tales behind Rosslyn’s beautiful ornate carvings before taking a peaceful walk along Roslin Glen Country Park.
Adresse: Chapel Loan, Roslin, Midlothian
Telefon: +44 131 440 2159

National Museum of Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland offers a one-of-a-kind adventure for all history enthusiasts. In their galleries, you will come across ancient Egyptian mummies, the skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and specimens collected by Charles Darwin. Keep an eye out on the temporary exhibitions as well.
Adresse: Chambers St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 300 123 6789
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 10am–5pm

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions features five floors of optical illusions that anyone can get immersed in. Get lost in a mirror room or challenge your balance in the vortex tunnel, you can take fun for granted.
Adresse: Castlehill The Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 226 3709
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 9am–10pm

Edinburgh Zoo

Explore the lives of over 1,000 animal species from all over the world. Watch giant pandas, big cats, penguins and other birds, or take part in some of interactive activities offered by this non-profit zoological park. Don't miss out on the Edinburgh Zoo gardens, a lush paradise with countless exotic flowers and plants.
Adresse: 134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 334 9171
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 10am–6pm

Scottish Parliament Building

The Scottish Parliament is located within the Holyrood area, overseen by the Royal Mile. The building has won awards for its striking architecture. It's the place to learn about Scotland's political history, watch live debates, and admire its unique architecture. If you want to watch the members of the Scottish Parliament in action, you need to book a free of charge ticket beforehand.
Adresse: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 348 5000
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 10am–5pm

Mountain Biking

Escape the city and watch the beautiful Scottish scenery from a bike. You can start your trip from the Edinburgh city centre, and there are paths for all fitness levels with colour codes which are easy to follow. One of the best areas for off-road cycling is the Pentland Hills Regional Park, just outside Edinburgh. If you don't have a bike with you, you can rent one in one of the many shops around the city.

Palace of Holyroodhouse

With some parts built on the 16th century, this is truly a magnificent royal building. The official residence of the British monarch Queen Elizabeth II in Scotland, this is definitely a must-visit for any history enthusiast.
Adresse: Canongate, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 303 123 7306
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 9:30am–6pm

Scottish Seabird Centre

Walk through the Scottish Seabird Centre and have a real wildlife experience. The knowledgeable staff will guide you and offer presentations while you admire the sea birds and mammals around you. Featuring plenty of kids attractions as well, no one will feel left behind.
Adresse: The Harbour, North Berwick, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 1620 890202
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 10am–6pm

Royal Botanic Garden

There are many beautiful parks and gardens in Edinburgh, but the Royal Botanic Garden stands out among all of them. With 70 acres of beautiful gardens, it is one of the world’s largest living collections of plants. Founded in 1670, it is truly an Edinburgh's landmark.
Adresse: Arboretum Pl, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 248 2909
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 10am–6pm

The Edinburgh Dungeon

Enter the Edinburgh Dungeon and experience 500 years of Scotland’s darkest history, presented with theatrical actors, storytelling, special effects, scenes and stages. The bravest ones can also hop on one of the two scary rides. Tours leave every 10 minutes.
Adresse: 31 Market St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 871 663 1672
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 10am–5pm

Festival Theatre

Along with the King's Theatre, the Festival Theatre is one of the top venues in Edinburgh for performing arts. You can simply admire its modern architecture, but coming in an or opera or a ballet show is well worth it.
Adresse: 13-29 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 529 6000

Gilmerton Cove

Gilmerton Cove is Edinburgh's secret network of underground tunnels. Discover the hand-carved passage ways hidden under the streets of Gilmerton, an ex-mining village in southeastern Edinburgh. This place has remained a mystery to visitors and archaeologists alike for over 300 years.
Adresse: 16 Drum St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 7914 829177
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 11am–12pm, Sat–Sun 10am–6pm

Princes Street Gardens

Right in the heart of Edinburgh, you will come across an enormous piece of nature, a spot for relaxation that offers some of the greatest sights over Edinburgh—the Princes Street Gardens. Head over to the gardens for a relaxing picnic during the afternoon or simply for a refreshing walk, you certainly won't regret it.
Adresse: Princes St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 529 7921
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 7am–10pm

Arthur's Seat

Arthur's seat, is an ancient volcano which forms most of Holyrood Park. With its highest point standing at an elevation of 251 meters, it is a popular hiking spot for both tourists and locals alike, you will understand why as soon as you reach the summit—the panoramic views over the city are simply breathtaking.
Adresse: Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Royal Yacht Britannia

Explore this fantastic floating museum docked in Edinburgh’s historic port of Leith. Get a glimpse at the life of the British Royal Family before enjoying a tea in the Royal Deck Tea Room, you will certainly have a royal experience.
Adresse: Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 555 5566
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 9:30am–4:30pm

Contini Ristorante

Contini Ristorante serves all the classic Italian dishes and specialties with an innovative twist. When going through the menu, look out for the fresh fish dishes, delicious Italian wines, and make sure you have room for a dessert, such as the heavenly tiramisu.
Adresse: 103 George Street, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 225 1550
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 8am–10pm, Sat 10am–10:30pm, Sun 10am–9pm

Number One

Since its opening in 2005, this fine dining restaurant has won several awards, including a Michelin star. The restaurant is located in the five-star Balmoral Hotel, boasting a pretty sophisticated environment.
Adresse: The Balmoral, 1 Princes St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 557 6727
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 6pm–10pm

Mussel Inn

Located right in the heart of the city, the Mussel Inn is a favourite among locals and visitors alike. The restaurant is praised for its carefully-prepared seafood and fish dishes, prepared only with the freshest catches from Scottish seas, keeping everything local and yummy.
Adresse: 61-65 Rose Street, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 843 289 2481
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 12pm–10pm, Sun 12:30pm–10pm

Kanpai Sushi

Whether you choose to sit at the open kitchen counter or in the dining room, you will be served the best traditional Japanese dishes including, but not limited to, sushi and tempura. Fun fact: Kanpai is the Japanese expression for "cheers", something you will hear frequently in this place.
Adresse: 8-10 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 228 1602
Åpningstider: Tue–Thu 12pm–2:30pm 5pm–10:30pm, Friday 12pm–2:30pm 5pm–11pm, Sat–Sun 12–3pm 5–11pm

The Witchery by the Castle

For a classic yet imaginative menu featuring the very best of Scottish produce, look no further than this award-winning restaurant right by the gates of Edinburgh Castle. Dishes at this restaurant are pieces of culinary art and are served in a historical, intimate setting.
Adresse: Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 225 5613
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 12–11:30pm


Wildfire is a family-owned Scottish steak and seafood bistro. They focus on carefully sourced Aberdeen Angus beef and Scottish seafood, offering some of the finest Scottish cheeses as well. Wildfire is the perfect place to get to know Scottish gastronomy.
Adresse: 192 Rose Street, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 225 3636
Åpningstider: Mon 5:15–10pm, Tue–Fri 12pm–3pm 5:15pm–11pm, Satp 5:15–10pm, Sun 12–3pm 5:15–11pm

Locanda De Gusti

Locanda De Gusti will offer you contemporary Southern Italian dishes that go way beyond the typical Italian pasta dishes. Their pasta and savoury desserts are gluten-free.
Adresse: 102 Dalry Road, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 346 8800
Åpningstider: Mon–Wed 5:30pm–10pm, Thu–Sat 12:30pm–3pm 5:30pm–10pm

Restaurant Martin Wishart

Treat yourself some fine French cuisine at this elegant, Michelin-starred restaurant where the skillful chefs utilise the finest Scottish produce. Opened in 1999, Restaurant Martin Wishart is a sophisticated restaurant that overlooks the beautiful waters of the Leith and has grown to be a must-try in Edinburgh.
Adresse: 54 Shore, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 553 3557
Åpningstider: Tue–Thu 12pm–1:30pm 7pm–9pm, Fri–Sat 12pm–1:30pm 6:30pm–9:30pm

Britannia Spice

Britannia Spice is an award-winning restaurant offering the best food from Bangladesh, northern India, Thailand, and Nepal. Besides its outstanding dishes, its location is just perfect—it is located situated in Leith, facing The Royal Yacht Britannia.
Adresse: 150 Commercial Street Ocean Drive, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 555 2255
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 12:15pm–1:45pm 5–11pm, Sun 5pm–11pm

Elephant House

This much-loved Edinburgh institution named after the 600 elephants in all shapes and sizes decorating its walls (unless it is the other way around) serves coffee and tea from all corners of the earth. Take a seat in the back room to enjoy a magical view over Edinburgh Castle: you will soon find out why this place is popular among writers. JK Rowling wrote her Harry Potter series at this very establishment.
Adresse: 21 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 220 5355
Åpningstider: Monday-Friday: 08:00 - 22:00 (until 23:00 on Fridays), Saturday: 09:00 - 23:00, Sunday: 09:00 - 22:00

The Marshmallow Lady

Claiming to be the "first Gourmet Marshmallow Shop", this place sells one-of-a-kind homemade treats made with love and local ingredients. Are you adventurous enough to taste the beer-flavoured marshmallow? If not, you may find the chocolate mousse flavour more appealing – there is something for every taste.
Adresse: 14 Rodney St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 7843 699790
Åpningstider: Wed–Sat 11am–6pm, Sun 11am–5pm

Casa Amiga

In Casa Amiga you can either sample delicious sweet delicacies on location or choose to take away. This Portuguese bake house and coffee shop is the place to visit for an excellent coffee and homemade cakes baked to perfection. There are also Portuguese beers and liqueurs available if you are in the mood for more.
Adresse: 294 Leith Walk, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 467 5664
Åpningstider: Monday-Saturday: 08:00 - 18:00, Sunday: 09:00 - 18:00

Union Brew Lab

Before opening Union Brew Lab, its owners took four years to think through what they really wanted to do with the place. The result is a success: a great spot to have a cosy cup of Joe - whether you like it filtered, espresso or cold-brewed.
Adresse: 6-8 S College St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 662 8963
Åpningstider: Daily from 8am–6pm

Union of Genius

On a chilly day in Edinburgh, you might find yourself dreaming of a hot beverage but also feeling hungry: Union of Genius is the answer to all your prayers. In this charming little place you can eat some of the best soups in existence (and most are gluten-free), accompanied by local artisan bread, cakes, salads and tea or coffee coming from neighbouring shops.
Adresse: 8 Forrest Rd, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 226 4436
Åpningstider: Monday-Friday: 08:45 - 16:00, Saturday: 12:00 - 16:00. Closed on Sundays.

Dovecot Cafe by Leo's

Dovecot Studio is an Art and performance venue, hosting regular exhibitions of art and craftsmanship over various subjects. It is also home to a great cafe where the attentive staff serves freshly prepared sandwiches, soups, salads and other yummy dishes including crispy pastries. If you hesitate between the different coffees, a suggestion is the Artisan Roast espresso.
Adresse: Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 550 3660
Åpningstider: Monday-Saturday: 10:30 - 17:30. Closed on Sundays.


If you are passionate about sweets and cakes, come and join Holly, the baker genius behind Lovecrumbs. Teas, coffees and heart-warming hot chocolate are also on the menu and the place is definitely a celebration of one's love for sweetness and pastries.
Adresse: 155 West Port, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 629 0626
Åpningstider: Monday-Saturday: 09:00 - 18:00, Sunday: 12:00 - 18:00

Mary's Milk Bar

In Edinburgh, there is a place for the sweet-tooth and the history lover, the gelato-addict and the photographer: this place is Mary's Milk bar. Gorgeous ice creams, intense hot chocolates, sweet treats and a breathtaking view over the Edinburgh Castle: what more could one possibly want?
Adresse: 19 Grassmarket, Edinburgh
Åpningstider: Tuesday-Wednesday: 11:00 - 18:00, Thursday-Saturday: 11:00 - 19:00, Sunday: 12:00 - 19:00. Closed on Mondays.

Mimi's Bakehouse

For Mimi, baking is an art form, and she loves to experiment and come up with exciting new recipes and an example of this inventive energy is the chocolate beetroot cake. This family-run business has been awarded Scottish Craft Baker of the Year several times. Are you in for an original and yummy afternoon tea?
Adresse: 63 Shore, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 555 5908
Åpningstider: Monday-Friday: 09:00 - 17:00, Saturday-Sunday: 09:00 - 18:00


This quirky tea boutique in Edinburgh’s classy New Town is the perfect place to enjoy a classic afternoon tea. Eteaket will please even the pickiest tea-addicts and you can choose from their extensive range of teas, sourced responsibly from around the world.
Adresse: 41 Frederick Street, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 226 2982

The Bongo Club

A real institution in Edinburgh’s music, performance and general underground scene. Since 1996 this cult nightclub and live music venue has specialised in offbeat club nights and presented new talents. It is a very non-traditional place. Check their website to see upcoming gigs!
Adresse: 66 Cowgate, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 558 8844

The Stand Comedy Club

Stand-up comedy fans will love this relaxed basement venue, the best place in town to see local, national and international comedians. The club is open seven days a week and there is always something fun going on. Don't miss Sunday lunch when the scene is open for anyone!
Adresse: 5 York Pl, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 558 7272
Åpningstider: Monday-Saturday: 19:30 - 00:00, Sunday: 12:30 - 15:30, 19:30 - 00:00

The Voodoo Rooms

This award-winning bar is located in central Edinburgh and is a hot spot when it comes to the vibrant music scene in the city. They have a great selection of rum, tequila and delicious cocktails including food, so give it a try and get ready to spend an awesome night out!
Adresse: 19a W Register St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 556 7060
Åpningstider: Monday-Thursday: 16:00 - 01:00, Friday-Sunday: 12:00 - 01:00


An after-work on a Friday is a great way to feel like a true local, and this hip bar/restaurant is the spot to make sure you're part of the crowd. The DJ has a special way to ease you into the weekend, and if you are in a party mood, Tigerlily is a great first stop for a wild night out!
Adresse: 125 George St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 225 5005
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday: 07:00 - 01:00

The Holyrood 9A

Craving a delicious burger and a cold beer? If so, Holyrood 9A is the place to go. Right in the heart of Edinburgh's old town, this cosy pub offers a menu full of tasty burgers and ales and craft beers from all around the world.
Adresse: 9A Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 556 5044
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 9am–12am

Frankenstein Pub

Frankenstein Pub sure knows how to party. Not only do they host the biggest karaoke nights and other special events such as Full Moon Show and Rocky Horror nights, but they gather all the true sports fans by showing all the major sporting events and where the DJ takes requests via Twitter. The play black and white Frankenstein movies outside of special events.
Adresse: 26 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 622 1818
Åpningstider: Monday-Thursday: 12:00 - 01:00, Friday-Sunday: 12:00 - 02:00

Roseleaf Bar

This family-run bar is located in the beautiful historic Port 'o Leith. They have everything from hearty dishes to cocktails in teapots and, of course, ice cold delicious pints that will be served in a lovely bar where the vintage furniture creates a magical atmosphere!
Adresse: 23/24 Sandport Pl, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 476 5268
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday: 10:00 - 01:00


If cocktails are your cup of tea, head to the Dragonfly. They have an extensive cocktail menu with a big variety of spirits mixed with fresh juice and fruit infused alcohols: this is definitely the paradise of every cocktail-lover out there! Wines are also on the menu.
Adresse: 52 W Port, Old Town, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 228 4543
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday: 16:00 - 01:00

Bailie Bar

Bailie Bar takes particular pride in their cask ale that first and fore most comes from Scottish brewers. Come here early for a juicy burger or yummy stuffed chicken before taking a second glance at the drink menu! Bailie Bar is also the place to catch a game or watch live music on Fridays.
Adresse: 2-4 St Stephen St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 225 4673


Located on the ground floor of G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh, Epicurean is a stylish and chic bar with an upbeat vibe. The colourful cocktails are shaken and stirred by some of the best mixologists in town, prepared with fine Scottish and Mediterranean spirits as well as home grown flowers and herbs. Craft beers and wines from selected small producer are also on the menu including food.
Adresse: 1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 220 6666

Indigo Yard

Indigo Yard is an awarded cosy place set in an enchanting area with a lovely glass ceiling and with a warm and relaxed atmosphere. Here you will always find a happy crowd, an amazing food menu and an extensive drink menu, especially when it comes to wine and beer.
Adresse: 7 Charlotte Ln, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 220 5603

Eastside Edinburgh

The recently inaugurated Eastside has already gained a loyal following with its innovative "indoor festival" concept that sees an international street food market take place under its roof every single night. DJ spin the latest tunes as patrons tuck into fragrant Indian curries and Korean 'bulgogi', or challenge each other to a game of (free!) pool.
Adresse: 51a George Street, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 226 2275

Ghillie Dhu

For a truly Scottish experience, treat yourself with dinner and a pint before enjoying a lively ceilidh (a Gaelic gathering with folk music and dancing) at this traditional yet strikingly modern Scottish pub and live entertainment venue. Look out for the surprising architecture, live music many nights of the week and the special events on weekends in the auditorium.
Adresse: 2 Rutland St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 222 9930
Åpningstider: Sunday-Thursday: 11:00 - 03:00, Friday-Saturday: 10:00 - 05:00

The Jolly Judge

Nestled in the historic Old Town, the Jolly Judge offers a relaxed atmosphere, a great range of malt whiskies and real ales and a warm welcome to all. This pub also provides free Wi-Fi, but you will probably forget to check your phone because of having so much fun!
Adresse: 7 James Court, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 225 2669
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday: 12:00 - 23:00 (until 00:00 on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays)

The Sheep Heid Inn

Located just outside Edinburgh, at the foot of Arthur’s Seat, this traditional pub is Scotland’s oldest surviving public house, established in 1360. Sit by the fire in winter or make yourself comfortable in the hidden courtyard during the warmer summer months.
Adresse: 43-45 The Causeway, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 661 7974
Åpningstider: Sunday-Thursday: 11:00 - 23:00, Friday-Saturday: 11:00 - 00:00

The Scotch Whisky Experience

Uncover the secrets of Scotland’s national drink at the Scotch Whisky Experience. Take a unique tour through a replica distillery in their Whisky Barrel Ride before learning more about the whisky regions of Scotland and enjoying a dram as you marvel at the world’s largest collection of Scotch whisky.
Adresse: 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 220 0441
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 10am–6pm


Do not miss the small streets in Edinburgh Old Town, the so-called 'closes', which not only hide cosy backyards but also cheese shops, jewelers, and kilt designer shops. To regain some strength and energy after a long shopping spree, nibble on some shortbread, typical Scottish biscuits sold everywhere.
Adresse: Closes, Edinburgh

Victoria Street

Right by the Royal Mile you will find Victoria Street, where brightly coloured shops line up to sell all sorts of products to the city's visitors. Pick up artisan cheese, cutting edge fashion, or authentic Scottish design products, and when the hunger kicks in, head over to one of the many restaurants and pubs located within this vibrant area.
Adresse: Victoria Street, Edinburgh

House of Fraser Jenners

House of Fraser Jenners is one of the top leading department stores in the United Kingdom. It features boutiques of all the major high-end brands selling clothing for men, women and children, as well as accessories and interior design decorations.
Adresse: 48 Princes St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 225 2442
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 9:30am–7pm, Sat 9am–7pm, Sun 11am–6pm

Waverley Mall

Located right next to Waverley Station, Waverley Mall is a shopping destination for both shopping fans and food lovers. Here you will not only find all sorts of clothing brands, but also a wide range of small food venues and coffee shops. It is great shopping spot for rainy days.
Adresse: Princes St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 557 3759
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 9am–7pm, Sun 10am–6pm

Sheila Fleet Stockbridge Edinburgh

Beautiful design comes naturally to Sheila Fleet, the designer of these lovely pieces of jewellery. Her designs are heavily inspired by the sea, the sky, and the colours of the landscapes of Scotland. You will most likely walk out of the shop either with a new neckless, a ring, or a pair of earrings.
Adresse: 18 St Stephen St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 225 5939
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 10am–5:30pm, Sun 11am–5pm

Heritage of Scotland

If you want to take a piece of Scotland home with you, then do not miss a visit to Heritage of Scotland, the ultimate store for all things Scottish. They have kilts, bagpipes, rugby shirts, Celtic and Scottish jewellery, suits of armour and so much more.
Adresse: 18-20 High St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 557 2030

Cranachan & Crowdie

Head to Cranachan & Crowdie for food and beverage souvenirs. This charming store sells a wide range of whiskey and ale, and also quality Scottish treats like the best shortbread, award-winning chocolates, traditional Black Bun, different types of oatcakes as well as jams, marmalade, and chutneys.
Adresse: 263 Canongate, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 556 7194
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 11am–6pm

Miss Katie Cupcake

Miss Katie Cupcake is a vintage paradise with handmade jewellery, vintage books and a number of knick-knacks that you may suddenly realize you have been missing all your life. It is also one of the cutest shops in the city, definitely worth a little visit.
Adresse: 52 Cockburn St, Old Town, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 7969 202214
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday: 09:30 - 18:30

Cadenhead Whisky

There are many stores where you can go for a good selection of whiskey, but Cadenhead Whisky is well-recommended by the locals. The staff is very knowledgeable and will give you a great insight to all the different options and guide you through your choice.
Adresse: 172 Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 556 5864
Åpningstider: Monday-Saturday: 10:30 - 17:30. Closed Sundays.


One can find the Grassmarket in the middle of the Old Town of Edinburgh. It is probably the most picturesque place in Edinburgh and it might make you feel like you are inside a fantasy novel. Here you will find original and pretty shops where artists and artisans’ display their items. The area itself is very lively, making it a great place to stroll around and do some shopping.
Adresse: Old Town, Edinburgh
Åpningstider: Open 24 hours

Edinburgh Farmers' Market

Edinburgh Farmers' Market has won several awards and definitely a lovely place where to spend a Saturday morning with friends and families. Walk around the different stalls and buy some fresh fruits or sweet delights and enjoy the atmosphere with a hot cup of coffee!
Adresse: Castle Terrace, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 220 8580
Åpningstider: Saturday: 09:00 - 14:00


Established in 1999, Doodles is a creative pottery workshop where you can also make a few purchases. You can pick a piece and choose your favourite colour from a selection of over 80 glazes and your item will be available for pick up in a couple days.
Adresse: 27-29 Marchmont Crescent, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 131 229 1399
Åpningstider: Fri–Mon 10am–6pm, Tue–Thu 10:30am–9pm

Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport is located 11 km west of the city, and connections to the city take usually 25-30 minutes to get to the city regardless of whether you go by bus, taxi or rented car. Airlink express bus number 100 operates from the airport to Waverley Bridge (close to Princes Street and the main rail and bus stations). It departs every 10 minutes during the day and the journey takes 30 minutes. Tickets can be bought in advance online, at the bus stop, or from the driver. If you arrive by night, take the night bus N22 (from stop D). This bus runs from the airport via South Gyle to the city centre and tothe Ocean Terminal in Leith between 00:45 and 04:15 seven nights a week. It departs every 30 minutes. There is also the bus service 35 (from stop F) that runs to the city centre and on to the Ocean Terminal. It departs every 15 minutes Monday to Saturday daytime and every 30 minutes in the evenings and Sundays. Taxi prices to and from the airport vary and many of the vehicles are adapted for disabled people. Taxis are located on the first floor of the multi-storey car park opposite the main terminal building. Edinburgh Airport has a car hire centre where you can find all the major car hire companies such as Hertz, AVIS, Europecar, Alamo, Budget and Sixt. It is conveniently located with direct access to the terminal and easy to book in advance via the airport website.
Telefon: +44 844 448 8833

Best Time to Visit

Late spring and summer's longer days and warmer temperatures make these periods the best time to visit Edinburgh. However, rain can be expected at anytime in Edinburgh and throughout Scotland, even in summer.

Passport / Visa

Citizens from EEA countries or Switzerland then you must have either a valid passport or a national identity card issued by a EEA country, which is valid for the whole of your stay. Citizens from non-EEA countries must hold a valid passport before visiting Scotland and the UK. Depending on your country and/or stay duration, you might need a visa. Check out visa policies for the UK at

Public Transport

There are various bus companies operating in Edinburgh. The largest are First Edinburgh and Lothian Buses, you can use both to get around town or explore the surrounding coast and countryside. For both companies you can purchase tickets on the bus, in shops, online or in the mobile app. Edinburgh is a small and fairly compact city though, and most destinations in the city are within walking distance. For more information check the companies' websites. Lothian Buses: First Edinburgh


Unoccupied taxis have are indicated with a light on the top. You can also book a taxi by contacting the following companies: City Cabs +44 131 228 1211 Central Radio Taxis +44 131 229 2468


Stamps are available from post offices and newsagents and you will find several post offices in the city centre, with the most central being the Tollcross Post Office, located in Home Street.
Adresse: 33 Home St, Edinburgh
Telefon: +44 345 611 2970
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 9am–5:30pm, Sat 9am–2pm. Closed on Sundays.


To find details on your nearest health services including pharmacies, dentists, doctors, and hospitals, visit the NHS24 website (, or call 111 in case of emergency. Here are some major pharmacies: Royal Mile Pharmacy - Alphega Pharmacy 67 High St, Edinburgh +44 131 556 1971 Edinburgh University Pharmacy 6 Bristo Pl, Edinburgh +44 131 668 2182 Lindsay & Gilmour Pharmacy 257A Leith Walk, Edinburgh +44 131 554 6591
Telefon: 111


Country code: +44 Area code: 0131


240 Volt, three-pin socket.