Great Breaks Edinburgh is a compact travel guide that combines snappy text with full-colour photography to highlight the very best that this lively city has to offer. The Walks and Tours section suggests various routes around the city in order to discover the key sights that you will not want to miss; from a wander around the historic scenery and bustling pubs of the Old Town and Edinburgh Castle, to the ancient buildings and spectacular views of the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Arthur's Seat. Each walk offers a selection of places to eat and drink as you go and clear maps plot all the major sights.
The Overview chapter offers some historical context to your trip and suggests some venues to experience Edinburgh's vibrant entertainment and festival scene along the way. The Travel Tips section lists the active pursuits and themed holidays you could try, along with essential practical information and our selective hotel recommendations. Edinburgh's Top 10 helps you to plan how best to spend your precious time