Scotland is perhaps more European than England when it comes down to it. And a great destination with the most breathtaking wild, unspoilt nature and so much to see. We deliver an intro here, but already have a personal and truly original story including a Scottish national sport that “almost” can compete with football. Guess which one? :)
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and the headquarters of the Scottish Parliament. It is the second largest city in Scotland. The city’s population of 500,000 is surpassed by Glasgow. The city has been the capital since 1437 and came to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1995. The city is Google searched by no less than 13 million. tourists a year.
Edinburgh Castle and the City Museum and the Whiskey Distillery are 3 top visit targets in Scotland.
Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and the third largest in the UK. It is located in western Scotland’s Lowlands. Glasgow has grown from being a small town in the rural area of the Clyde River to become one of the largest ports in the world. The expansion of the medieval bishopric and the royal burgh, and later the establishment of the University of Glasgow in the 15th century.
Read the story of a terrific trip to Glasgow with darts as the turning point.
Loch Ness is the famous large, deep freshwater lake in the Scottish Highlands, which stretches about 37 km southwest of Inverness. Loch Ness is best known for being the habitat of the Loch Ness monster, also known as “Nessie” or not.
Scotland has some of the oldest and best golf courses in the world.
A destination in itself to visit famous distilleries in the home of the whiskey.
Scotland is a self-governing nation in northwestern Europe and one of the four nations that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Scotland is the second largest part of England, followed by Wales and Northern Ireland.
Capital: Edinburgh is the capital in Scotland
Currency: British Pounds
National animal: Unicorn
Population: 5.3 million
Official language: English
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