The city's galleries, museums and visual art spaces present the most exciting and intriguing of the modern and contemporary visual arts world. See prize winners, agent provocateurs, world premiers, old masters and the next big thing.
Maps & Guides
Updated maps and guides for the summer.
Last Minute Tips
Decided on an impromptu festival fling? Let us help you.
Don't let the crowds fool you; unlike many tourist hot-spots, Edinburgh can offer you a very cheap full day out...
Must-sees to make the most of your time in the festival city....
A quick summary of summer festival accessibility, including highlights in accessible performance programmes...
Edinburgh's weather can be temperamental, but that's no reason to stay at home...
Beyond the festivals
Some of the world's most spectacular scenery and most enduring experiences are just a short trip away. Why not extend your visit to Edinburgh's Festivals and explore Scotland?
Choose from national collections and international blockbusters to more intimate spaces and exhibits to venues that encourage exploration and adventure.
The villages of Edinburgh are well worth discovering – each is surprisingly close to the city centre, and a world away from what you might expect.