The First Timer's Weekend Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland | Planning on a quick stop through Edinburgh on your way through Europe? Check out my quick travel guide for what to do, where to stay and how to get around in this majestic city. All you need is a few days in Edinburgh to fall in love like I did. Happy Travels!
Set on the hilly terrain, dominated by Edinburgh Castle, the city of Edinburgh presides over Scotland for many centuries as the country's capital. Seat of the Scottish parliament, home of Edinburgh University, the city is a recognised political, cultural and scientific centre of Scotland – a blend of rich history and beauty, both natural and man-made.