Although for many people Edinburgh is a stop-off on the way to the Highlands and Scotland's other visitor attractions, the city has plenty to offer from a touristic point of view. Here are some of the must-see sights Edinburgh has to offer.
Three of Edinburgh's definitive attractions
Other things to see in Edinburgh
Two houses to transport you back in time
If you want to get to know other parts of Scotland, the best option is to do some of the more popular excursions: to Loch Ness and the Highlands, Rosslyn Chapel and the Lowlands, Stirling and St. Andrews, or Glasgow and Loch Lomond and Katrine.