Scotland's leading celebration of cultural diversity through the arts, with international stars and UK based talent. A vibrant festival for all the family.
The Mela is a potent showcase for Scotland's internationalism and celebration of diversity...
Must-sees to make the most of your time in the festival city....
Don't let the crowds fool you; unlike many tourist hot-spots, Edinburgh can offer you a very cheap full day out...
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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.