Edinburgh Festivals Itinerary Planner

The Edinburgh Festivals have 12 great festivals year round to keep you occupied. Collectively, the Edinburgh Festivals are the largest cultural event of its kind in the world. With a record-breaking number of shows and performances - 2453 at the Fringe alone, let alone Jazz, Hogmanay, Science and Storytelling - taking place at hundreds of venues spread throughout the city, keeping track of plans can be a little challenging. Fortunately, help is at hand.

EdinburghFestivals.co.uk offers an interactive itinerary planner, which enables busy festival-goers to maximise their time and get the most out of their experience.

 Storytelling events on the itinerary planner


This feature allows you to create and tailor daily programmes for yourself, with all the information you need just a click away. The website has comprehensive listings for every show from every festival, as well as links to the appropriate ticket vendor. Once you have decided on what you would like to see, you can make an informative personal schedule covering all your festival activities. Individual items can easily be edited or changed, keeping all of your planned events in one easily understandable and accessible form. Not only does the tool enable you to plot your itinerary for the whole of your time in Edinburgh, it also shows you the quickest route for moving between multiple shows on the same day. This information can prove invaluable if you find yourself needing to rush from one venue to another.

The Edinburgh Festivals interactive map gives directions between events









In order to access this feature, you must first go through a quick registration process on the site, which should only take a minute or two. After this is done, you should use the Event Finder to navigate to your chosen event’s listing, select the specific performance you will be attending from the drop-down menu and click ‘Add To Your Quick Itinerary’. This information will then be saved to your personal account and can be accessed at any time by clicking the ‘MyVisit Quick Itinerary’ button at the top of the page. You can also create a hard copy of your plan for a specific day by using the ‘Print Itinerary’ button.

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