Moscow Tourist Information

Moscow Travel Guide

Edinburgh is a great holiday destination, it may not always have the warmest climate but with such beautiful countryside and friendly people, it is hardly noticable. There are fabulous beaches not far from the centre of the city includingthe lovely town of North Berwick with its sandy beaches, sailing, boat trips, golf, tennis and watersports. A surfers paradise lies just 20 miles from Edinburgh at Gullane with its long beach surrounded by sand dunes. Its village has a selection of pubs, shops and restaurants.

Moscow Tourist Attractions

Visitors to Edinburgh will find plenty to do both indoors and out. The city is dominated by the huge castle that sits high above Edinburgh and offers tourists an insight into Scotland’s royal past. There are audio tours available daily. The zoo is one of Scotland’s most visited attractions. Edinburgh zoo is involved in various conservation projects and offers visitors a wealth of information about its animals which include Azara's agouti to Grevy's Zebra a penguin parade and feeding chimps.

A big part of the attraction for visitors to Edinburgh is the festivals; the Edinburgh Festival is the most famous. The Edinburgh Festival is a variety of different events which include The Fringe Festival, Edinburgh Book Festival, Edinburgh Military Tattoo and a Jazz Festival. During winter the city hosts many Christmas themed events which culminate in the Hogmanay.

Less than 10 miles from Edinburgh is the village of Roslin and the Rosslyn Chapel a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The chapel which has been described as an “Architectural Wonder” was built between 1446 and 1484 and almost every surface of the chapel is completely covered with carvings of individual figures and scenes. There are tours held for both adults and children to find out more about this world famous attraction.