‘Far beyond its label as the host of Britain’s biggest cultural festival, Edinburgh is also its most visually impressive city with a history and charm that few others can rival.’ (Insight Guides Great Breaks Edinburgh)
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Edinburgh. In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of Edinburgh. Take in the gorgeous and ancient architecture, or visit during the world's biggest arts festival. You'll get firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket.
Lonely Planet Pocket Edinburgh is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Take in the views and the history from Edinburgh Castle, shop, visit the queen’s bedchamber at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, or stroll the ordered elegance of New Town; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Edinburgh and begin your journey now!
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.