Add a few days around your congress experience to explore what Glasgow, its suburbs and Scotland have to offer!

A place like no other, extend your stay in Scotland

Scotland is a place of epic natural landscapes, engaging cities and rich cultural heritage. Start your adventure and discover its hidden gems to create memories with friends and family. But do not just take VisitScotland’s word for it. Far North Scotland has been named as one of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel destinations for 2024! 

Whatever you need right now, VisitScotland will help you make it a reality. They cannot wait to share Scotland with you.

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Explore Glasgow

Information on how to get to and around Glasgow can be found here. Also note our information on visa and travel information.

Glasgow is a vibrant and compact city with plenty to offer you outside of congress sessions.

The city has a range of cultural attractions including many museums and art galleries offering free entry, such as the stunning Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the award-winning Riverside Museum. Explore the works of artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, walk the city centre Art Mural Trail or take a stroll through one of the many parks and green spaces.

Glasgow is a UNESCO City of Music with over 150 live music events per week, plus a full calendar of other exciting events and festivals throughout the year. The food and drink scene offers something for everyone, from traditional whisky pubs to fine dining, in a variety of lively neighbourhoods including Finnieston (SEC), the City Centre, the West End and Merchant City.

Look forward to a warm welcome in a city voted ‘world’s friendliest city’ by Rough Guides.

If you’re extending your stay, Glasgow has excellent travel connections for exploring Scotland and an exciting selection of year-round tours leaving daily for the Scottish Highlands.

Take a look at the Visitors Guide to Glasgow by bus and City Sightseeing Glasgow to make sure you don’t miss out on the city’s best attractions. After some intensive congress days you may want to take advantage of various outside attractions such as bike or running tours, watersports  and the West Highland Way to get you moving.  

Take a look at these useful information and the Glasgow tourist information and plan your trip at

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