The Athens of the North has more howffs – or drinking dens – per inhabitant than almost anywhere else in the UK, making it a fantastic destination for a wee dram.
The historically industrial hub has also become a treasure trove for fashions from the past.
From its audacious architecture to its raucous nightlife, the country's largest city is the purveyor of contemporary Scottish culture.
Sleep in comfort behind stone walls in strongholds large and small, including a Scottish tower house, a French chateau and a Tuscan hamlet.
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