Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow for a fun day trip. It is a scenic countryside one hour drive west. Rent your Luxury Van and set off in style.
Glasgow is a bustling city of commerce, tourism and much history. Start your explorations in Castle Street where you will find the magnificent Gothic Glasgow Cathedral dating from medieval times. Then visit the City Chambers, built in 1888 in Italian Renaissance style. It is the headquarters of Glasgow City Council and you can tour and see the magnificent marble staircases, lobbies and the lavish banqueting hall.
Visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Argyle Street, renowned as the city’s grandest public museum. This museum holds everything from ancient Egyptian artefacts to a Spitfire hanging in the main hall of the Life wing. In the Expression wing you will find decorative arts and selected works by renowned artists like Monet, Rembrandt and Van Gogh. Relax and enjoy an organ recital in the main hall.
Get great city views from the interesting bridges over the River Clyde. Walk on the Tradeston Pedestrian Bridge, nicknamed the Squiggly Bridge by locals because of its S-shape. Then drive in your elite van across the stunning Kingston Bridge.
Relax in the lovely Glasgow Green, founded in 1450. It is a popular local spot for concerts and open air events in Glasgow. See the People’s Palace, Winter Gardens, the Templeton Carpet Factory, Nelson’s Memorial and the Doulton Fountain which is the largest terracotta fountain in the world.
End your day with a meal at the Stravaigin Restaurant in Gibson Street, where you have to taste the award winning haggis while you try to understand the strange language that the locals speak.