Boot naar Schotland
Geplaatst op 27-09-2022
Looking for a surprising city trip by boat this autumn? Then consider taking the boat to Scotland and visit the Scottish capital Edinburgh. Or sail a little further and take a cruise to Iceland with the beautiful capital Reykjavik.
What to do in Edinburgh
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and can be easily reached with a boat trip from IJmuiden to Newcastle, from where you can continue to Edinburgh by car. In other words, by boot naar Edinburgh Schotland is an easy way to do a city trip to Schotland. Edinburgh, nicknamed Auld Reekie, can be divided into Old Town and New Town. Old Town is the beautiful historic center with the Royal Mile as its central street, which runs between the Palace of Holyroodhouse towards Edinburgh Castle, imposingly situated on top of Castle Rock. Along the way it can be fun to visit the attractions The Scotch Whiskey Experience, where you can learn all about the different whiskeys in Scotland. Complete your Edinburgh city trip by visiting the National Museum of Scotland (the old building is a sight in itself), enjoy the best views atop Calton Hill or experience Edinburgh's underground history on a tour of The Real Mary Kings Close, explore the Underground Vaults or take a night trip to one of the haunted cemeteries such as Greyfriars Kirkyard. Edinburgh's New Town district is home to the shopping streets.
What to do in Reykjavik
The main city in Iceland to dock with a cruise is Reykjavik citytrip. What to do in Reykjavik The capital is located just south of the Arctic Circle, making it the most northerly capital in the world. Reykjavik is a sprawling city, with around 120,000 inhabitants. Many tourists choose Reykjavik as a base for excursions and tours in the south of Iceland. For example, think of the Golden Circle, the Blue Lagoon and beautiful waterfalls. Yet the capital Reykjavik itself is also more than worth a visit. For example, the Hallgrimskirka church is the well-known symbol of Reykjavik, the Perlan is a special attraction and the city above all has many fascinating museums such as the National Museum of Iceland, the various Reykjavik City Museums and as the most special museum you can make a stop at the unique phallus museum. Make the effort to shop or have a drink in the atmospheric and colorful shopping street Laugevegur and take a walk from the harbor towards the beautiful artwork of the Sun Voyager. There is plenty to do in Reykjavik during your vacation to Iceland.