Edinburgh, a city that falls in love at first sight, dominated by its huge castle and divided between the Old Town and the New Town. Despite not being a large city, and that can be visited on a weekend, it has many places of interest among which its historic center and its parks stand out. And how could it be otherwise, you can not leave Edinburgh without having a good Scotch malt whiskey or a pint of beer in one of its lively taverns or pubs.
If you also have more days, near Edinburgh you will find incredible landscapes dotted with lakes, mountains and fairytale castles. The best way to travel them is by renting a car or on excursions of one or two days from Edinburgh, since although there is public transport, in some places it is more complicated to schedule schedules and also, you would need more time.
Based on the days we spent in the city on our trip to Scotland in 11 days, we have made a list of the 5 best tours and excursions in Edinburgh in Spanish.
1. Excursion to Loch Ness and the Highlands
The landscapes of the highlands or highlands, surrounded by lakes, valleys, rivers and mountains, is one of the most essential places to visit in Scotland. In the Highlands, near the city of Inverness, is the most famous lake in Scotland and almost in the world, Loch Ness. Thanks to the legend of the monster Nessie, this deep lake with dark waters and the beautiful ruins of Urquhart Castle on one of the banks, is visited every year by thousands of tourists.
If you make a route through the Highlands for several days, we recommend above all, to spend a day visiting the Isle of Skye, our favorite place in Scotland. Near the road that crosses the Highlands to Skye, is the famous Eilean Donan fairytale castle, which has been the scene of films such as The immortals.
To get to all these places if you do not have a car or many days to do it by public transport, a good option is to book one of these tours in Edinburgh with guide in Spanish .
2. Guided tour of Edinburgh and the castle
Visiting the historic center of Edinburgh, the Old Town, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco, is going through centuries of history. You can start a route through the old town walking along the Royal Mile, the most important street in the Old Town, which goes from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to the castle of Edinburgh, without forgetting the Palace of Holyroodhouse, a highly recommended visit, especially To see the ruins of Holyrood Abbey, one of the essential places to visit in Edinburgh.
During the climb to Edinburgh Castle you can not miss entering the adjacent alleys and enter a tavern or bar, to know the true essence of Edinburgh.
Keep in mind that Edinburgh Castle, the most visited building in Scotland, is immense and can take several hours to see.
Another of the best things to do in Edimbugo is to climb at sunset to Calton Hill to see the sunset, with spectacular views of the city.
A good option, if this is your first time in Edinburgh, is to book a guided tour in Spanish to learn more about the history and curiosities of the city.
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