Scotland places to visit and things to see
Scotland is a country with a long and rich history spanning back centuries. The keeping of its culture and traditions mixed with its modern society makes Scotland a very unique place to visit. From castles to golf courses to beautiful lochs, you wont leave disappointed.
Edinburgh - The country's capital and host of the largest arts festival in the world every August. Edinburgh is a diverse city full of castles, underground chambers, theaters, cathedrals and much much more. An array of shops, cafes, parks and monuments, and museums you have plenty of things to keep you interested during the day, and by nightfall the city's vibrant nightlife comes alive. Edinburgh is definitely a place you wont forget.
Glasgow - Scotland's largest city and home to its two largest soccer teams. Glasgow has become renowned for its music scene, where a lot of chart topping bands began their journey. The city has three universities, a host of parks, museums and art gallery's, plenty to keep you busy.
St. Andrew - Famous for its Old Course, the first ever golf course in the world. It is also home to the University of St. Andrews, the oldest university in Scotland with Prince William as one of its graduates. St. Andrews is a small town on the coast of Fife, it is a very warm and friendly town and a good representation of how Scottish people live.
Loch Ness - A trip to Scotland would not be complete without trying to steel a glance of the Loch Ness monster! Whilst Loch Ness has become somewhat of a tourist spot, it still holds some of the most beautiful landscapes Scotland has to offer.
On top of those wonderful destinations you also have many famous Scotch Distillery's dotted all over the country. If you like a specific brand of Scotch, you can go to the very distillery it is made.
There are also many islands surrounding Scotland, such as the Isle of Arran or Skye that make for a great destination.
The really great thing about Scotland is the friendly people who are very patriotic and more than willing to tell visitors of its traditions and culture. As the saying goes in Scotland, "He who enters here is but a stranger once". For more travel info visit Travel Scotland.
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