Edited by Holly Stark
With one day in Edinburgh, you might be wondering how to spend your time in the city. 24 hours may not seem like long when exploring one of the most vibrant and historic cities in the UK, but you’ll be surprised by how much you can fit in. Edinburgh is home to an incredible yet turbulent history, peaceful green landscapes, folklore, great art museums, and atmospheric live music.
I’m a big fan of the unusual and weird, so what I love most about this city is its strangeness. Edinburgh is an extraordinary city in many ways. It’s strongly historical, with incredible festivals and a friendly down-to-earth attitude. With a variety of things to do in Edinburgh, your 1 day in Edinburgh itinerary will be packed with the best of the city. From visiting the majestic Castle to tasting your way through the best of traditional Scottish cuisine to soaking up the vibe of a cozy pub, enjoy the best of Edinburgh during your time exploring the capital.