GLASGOW United Kingdom
2014 Commonwealth Games
After Manchester (England) in 2002, Melbourne (Australia) in 2006 and Delhi (India) in 2010, the 20th Commonwealth Games are to be held in Glasgow in 2014. The best athletes from within the Commonwealth member countries will compete from July 23 to August 3 in 17 disciplines.
You can travel to Glasgow all year round on flights departing from Rennes, via Southampton with Flybe and via Paris-CDG with Air France.
- Capital city: Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland
- Climate: Mild 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
Glasgow, city of arts and green spaces…
Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city, and you will always find something to see and do. There are art galleries and museums everywhere, and most of them are free. In particular, you can visit the Hunterian Museum, the oldest public museum in Scotland.
Glasgow is also famous for its many parks and gardens: Kelvingrove Park, the Botanic Gardens, Bellahouston Park… A lush green setting just waiting for your visit!
If you prefer to go shopping, you will also love this city for its many trendy and vintage shops.