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I day/1 city only in Scotland- Which one?

Jun 19th, 2000, 07:41 AM
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Tommi
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I day/1 city only in Scotland- Which one?

After a mediterranean cruise, we have one day that we can spend before flying out of London. I've always wanted to go to Scotland (ancestry) and would like to know which one city I should chose to spend one full day and one night in. Tommi
 
Jun 19th, 2000, 08:39 AM
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Dick
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Edinburgh, no doubt about it, and you'll wish you had 4 more days.
 
Jun 19th, 2000, 09:21 AM
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Jaime
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I second the vote for Edinburgh...or the Isle of Skye if you like scenic beauty.
 
Jun 19th, 2000, 09:29 AM
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Sheila
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One day; one city?

Edinburgh
 
Jun 19th, 2000, 10:01 AM
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Paul
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One strong vote for Glasgow. Edinburgh is nice but Glasgow wins out.
 
Jun 19th, 2000, 10:31 AM
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bill
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EDINBROUGH.
If you stay close to the center of the
city or near Edinbrough University al-
most everything is walkable. Castle,
Museum of Scotland worthwhile just for
architecture alone, Holyrood house and
walking down Princes Street is a good
experience.

Have a great trip
Bill
 
Jun 19th, 2000, 11:40 AM
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Count me on the Edinburgh side. Glasgow is a great, fun town, with lots of university students, but IMO you would enjoy Edinburgh more. The castle and the Royal Mile very dramatic and full of history, whisky and very nice people.
 
Jun 19th, 2000, 04:00 PM
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Jeff
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Hi Tommi,
I definitely vote for Edinburgh!
 
Jun 19th, 2000, 04:44 PM
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Paul
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Edinburgh - because you have just one day and that city will visually knock your socks off quicker (rather, instantly), while Glasgow, fully capable of doing the same thing, may take a little longer to do it. I'm still amazed at how two large cities only 40 or 50 miles apart can have such different feels to them - don't see that too often. Glasgow usually gets the short shrift but in my book is just as fun as Edinburgh. Easyjet.com (for EDI) and Ryanair (for GLA) are the fastest and cheapest ways from London I know of to make the most of a short stay. Also, should your trip be in August, don't forget that the festivals are held three weeks every August in Edinburgh - it's bursting at the seams and booked-up to the max.
 

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