Scotland's capital city is an exciting starting point for travel further north to the Arctic. Served by many international connections, it is rich in history and culture while also highly contemporary. The architectural contrasts between the Old and New Towns make Edinburgh particularly fascinating, in addition to key monuments like Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish Parliament buildings, and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Trips that visit Edinburgh

Scottish Highlands to Norwegian Fjords and onto Svalbard

Set sail from Edinburgh and explore the Highlands and Orkney before delving into the fjords of Norway as you head north across the Arctic Circle. Stopping at the Lofoten Islands you'll be following whales and the spring migration north all…

  • 18 Days
  • $6,327