Category: Scotland

Princes Street, gardens with beautiful views of the medieval city of Edinburgh

Princes Street Gardens in the new city of Edinburgh - Scotland If the Royal Mile is the main hub of the medieval city of Edinburgh, which runs along Castle Hill, the new city, at the foot of the hill, It has its main artery on Princes Street. In addition to an important commercial street, the gardens that occupy the south side of Princes Street always have a great atmosphere promoted by the excellent views from the medieval city.
Attend the Edinburgh Festival 2011 and the parade of military bands in August
Attend the Edinburgh Festival 2011 and the parade of military bands in August
Edinburgh International Festival 2011 in Scotland One of the great cultural events of the month of August in Europe is undoubtedly the Edinburgh International Festival in Scotland. During its dates of celebration in this year 2011, from August 12 to September 4, the Scottish capital becomes the venue for important concerts of classical music, opera, jazz, and dance and theater shows.
Visit Stirling, historic town with large medieval castle in Scotland
Visit Stirling, historic town with large medieval castle in Scotland
Batteries in the walls of the medieval castle of Stirling in Scotland Rating: *** Very Recommended In case you are preparing a car trip through Scotland, one of the must-see tours is Stirling, in the Lowlands Scottish Halfway between Edinburgh and Glasgow you will find Stirling on a hill, in territories that were often protagonists of the history of Scotland during the Middle Ages.
You know what… ? Atholl Highlanders, private army at Blair Castle in Scotland
You know what… ? Atholl Highlanders, private army at Blair Castle in Scotland
Blair Castle in the Highlands of Scotland Highland Do you know that in the Blair Castle, in the Highlands of Scotland, the Highlanders of Atholl, a private army that still maintains the right that Queen Victoria granted to her Clan of the Atholl? Blair Castle is located in the Scottish Highlands, halfway between Edinburgh and Loch Ness, very close to the beautiful holiday village of Pitlochry.
Attend in Edinburgh the show of bagpipes bands and drums Military Tattoo
Attend in Edinburgh the show of bagpipes bands and drums Military Tattoo
In the context of the Edinburgh International Festival, which is held every August in the capital of Scotland, the Royal Military Tattoo is undoubtedly the spectacle that generates the greatest attraction among visitors at that time in the medieval city. Since 1950, in the great enclosure that is installed in front of the entrance of the Castle of Edinburgh, the great show of military bands of bagpipes and drums known as Military Tattoo takes place.
You know what… ? The Hub gothic building in Edinburgh with a supermodern interior
You know what… ? The Hub gothic building in Edinburgh with a supermodern interior
The Hub, home of the Edinburgh International Festival in Scotland Do you know that The Hub, the gothic-style building of the medieval city of Edinburgh, in Scotland, has a supermodern interior design, which has nothing to do with a historic building? Edinburgh is a city that stands out for the large number of medieval buildings it preserves, including churches and Gothic architectural towers.
Princes Street, gardens with beautiful views of the medieval city of Edinburgh
Princes Street, gardens with beautiful views of the medieval city of Edinburgh
Princes Street Gardens in the new city of Edinburgh - Scotland If the Royal Mile is the main hub of the medieval city of Edinburgh, which runs along Castle Hill, the new city, at the foot of the hill, It has its main artery on Princes Street. In addition to an important commercial street, the gardens that occupy the south side of Princes Street always have a great atmosphere promoted by the excellent views from the medieval city.
Documentary video with the recommended tourist visits in Edinburgh
Documentary video with the recommended tourist visits in Edinburgh
In the GUIDES TRAVEL TO ENGLAND and SCOTLAND blog I have included the four ten-minute videos each in which an interesting documentary is divided that presents the most interesting visits we can make on our trip to Edinburgh, in Scotland. In this documentary we will see images of the modern city of Edinburgh, in the area of ​​Queen Street, or the street and parks of Princes Street, and also of the medieval city, of the various monuments of the Royal Mile, such as the St Giles Cathedral , Edinburgh Castle or the Palace of Holyroodhouse, or the medieval houses Gladstones Land and John Knox House.
Typical landscapes of mountains and lakes on the Isle of Skye in Scotland
Typical landscapes of mountains and lakes on the Isle of Skye in Scotland
Isle of Skye in the Highlands - Scotland Rating: *** Highly Recommended When we plan to take a tour of Scotland, we are looking to enjoy beautiful landscapes of mountains and lakes. On our route by car, the Isle of Skye becomes one of the must-see places where we can find those characteristic landscapes of the Scottish Highlands.
Beautiful ruins of a cathedral and historic golf courses of St Andrews in Scotland
Beautiful ruins of a cathedral and historic golf courses of St Andrews in Scotland
Panoramic views of the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral - Scotland Rating: *** Highly recommended On a trip to Scotland, a highly recommended visit is St Andrews, a small medieval town that is not too far from Edinburgh, an hour and a half away by car to the northeast. On this visit we can walk through the streets of a town of medieval origin with a historical university tradition, and which in the past was the ecclesiastical center of Scotland.
Tips for visiting the great Edinburgh Castle in Scotland
Tips for visiting the great Edinburgh Castle in Scotland
Interior fortification in Edinburgh Castle - Scotland Rating: *** Highly Recommended One of the must-see tours on our trip to Edinburgh in Scotland is the medieval castle. With its impressive location on a rocky hill, it is situated in the upper part of the Royal Mile, the main street of the historic medieval city.