Would you like to visit a castle, feel the magic of the Highlands and try to spot the famous Loch Ness monster? These are truly unforgettable experiences. But if you are still looking for activities for your stay in Scotland, we have incredible suggestions not to be missed. You may even have to lengthen your vacation to include them all!
Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off tour
A bus tour to Edinburgh is the perfect way to hear comments on the sights of the city and get a panoramic overview. This Edinburgh sightseeing tour allows you to hop on and off at 14 strategically located stops as many times as you like. Hop aboard the open-top double-decker bus and travel the full 60-minute ride, or stop at Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum and more. Buses depart every 20 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 24 hours from the first use.
Hiking at Edinburgh Castle
Save valuable vacation time with easy access to Edinburgh Castle on this hour-and-a-half walking tour. Listen to your guide’s comments on the history of the Scottish Monument as you walk through the fortress.
One-and-a-half hour tour of Edinburgh Castle Skip the line and go directly to the castle grounds Learn the history and secrets of the castle See the National War Museum and the National Monument Continue to explore the castle independently after the visit
Glasgow Hop-on Hop-off tour
Explore Glasgow on open-top double-decker buses at City Sightseeing. Discover the vibrant and cosmopolitan city at your own pace. listen to the recorded comments for 110 minutes and get off at more than 20 strategically located stops to explore Glasgow. Bus tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive calendar days.
Join a Scottish event
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Summer Festivals, the largest theater, arts and music festival in the world, transform Edinburgh every summer. A highlight? The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo: one of the most spectacular shows in the world. Edinburgh’s Hogmanay (New Year’s Eve) is known for its unparalleled atmosphere, huge street parties, concerts and breathtaking fireworks in front of Edinburgh Castle. A magical experience! There is nothing more Scottish than Highland games, dazzling demonstrations of Highland dances, solo or group bagpipes, and showdowns such as hammer throwing and trunks. This unique combination of sport, entertainment and Scottish culture is a must-see on a trip to Scotland.
Eat Scottish, it’s delicious!
From delicious Aberdeen Angus beef to succulent Scottish salmon, Scottish gastronomy is a real treat. If there is one dish you need to taste in Scotland, it’s haggis! The national dish consists of meat mixed with oats, onion, salt and spices. It is served with mashed rutabaga and potatoes, the classic “neeps and tatties”, and is on the menu of many pubs and restaurants in the country.