EDINBURGH United Kingdom
Scotland with a capital S
Edinburgh is one of the most popular destinations in the United Kingdom. Art and culture play a significant role in this city, with its world famous architecture. It also offers all the attractions of a major capital city, with its tourist sites, museums, leisure activities, shopping, etc.
You can travel to Edinburgh all year round on flights departing from Rennes via Paris-CDG with Air France. The destination will be accessible via Southampton with Eastern Airways from june of 2021.
- Capital city: Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland
- Climate: Warm and wet
- Time difference with France: 1 hour behind
- Currency: Pound sterling
- Official language: English
- Travel document requirements: Passport or valid national identity card
- Tourist Information: http://www.visitscotland.com
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Edinburgh spans centuries of history in a spectacular setting. From the spiritual atmosphere of the cobbled streets in the Old Town to the elegant Georgian avenues in the New Town, Edinburgh is a city of contrasts. Amongst the city’s most striking sites, make sure you visit the famous castle, a not-to-miss site, as well as the city’s many gardens. Take a stroll down the Royal Mile, the city’s historic main street: it will lead you to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen of England’s official residence when she travels to Scotland.
You can also wander through the streets of Scotland’s capital city and do some shopping, before sitting down to eat in one of the many establishments famous for their fine food.
The Lothians: a breath of fresh air!
The Lothians can offer a wide range of invigorating, open-air attractions and activities. Enjoy the beautiful coastline and the peaceful countryside just outside Edinburgh. Explore ancient ruins, discover the wonderful flora and fauna, play a round of golf… It’s all within reach in the Lothians!