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18th June 2019

Summer in the Capital: Edinburgh Fringe Festival

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Attending the Edinburgh Fringe Festival? Spend August in among some of the most talented performers in the world with help from Easyways. We can create a tailor-made walking package which will allow you to enjoy the best parts of the Edinburgh festivals as well as enjoying one of our walking holidays around Scotland!

As we mentioned in our last post, we always like to ensure our walkers are making the most of their time in Scotland! And, if you’re thinking of booking a walking holiday in August, a trip to the capital is more than worthwhile. Thousands of performances will take place all over the city, make sure you’re there to have the most perfect experience of Edinburgh in the summer!

Fringe Festival Edinburgh 2019 – What to Expect

Walking Tour Group Outside Greyfriar's Bobby in Edinburgh

When and what is the Edinburgh Fringe Festival?

From the 2nd to the 26th August, Edinburgh’s most famous festival will take place. Over these couple of weeks, there will be an abundance of performances happening in venues all over the city! If you’re a fan of;

  • Cabaret and Variety
  • Comedy
  • Exhibitions
  • Musicals and Opera
  • Spoken Word
  • Theatre

There will definitely be something for you to enjoy!

Need help planning for the Festival?

With over 3,500 events and shows happening within the space of just a couple of weeks, you will definitely need to plan your time to ensure you get to see everything you would want to! If you’re travelling a long distance to attend or it is your first time at the Fringe you don’t want a wasted trip. Luckily, the Edinburgh Fringe website has an option to create and customise your own event calendar which will also give you the option to find shows you want to attend by selecting genre, date, time etc. You can even download the Fringe App and make your experience even more organised.

EasyWays will help you!

Whether you would like to walk the West Highland Way or the Fife Coastal Path – a route closer to Edinburgh – we will help you incorporate the Fringe to your choice of walking holiday. Spend the weekend after your trek in the vibrant capital and unwind with comedy and cabaret shows! Also, don’t forget the Edinburgh Tattoo – an unforgettable night of military history and pageantry presented on the esplanade at Edinburgh Castle

Whatever your preference – Trust EasyWays to meet the needs of your Scottish Summer Walking Holiday.