West End, city centre, River Clyde, east end of Glasgow
Galleries and museums, cityscape views, green spaces, live music at iconic venues, seeing works of Charles Rennie Mackintosh
As the evening draws in, it's time to experience the city at night! Glasgow's reputation for live music is legendary; so much so that the city has been given UNESCO City of Music status. Why not catch a gig or a concert in one of its amazing venues? The OVO Hydro hosts all the big-name stars. You can experience roots, classical and world sounds at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, or see up-and-coming indie artists at the small but perfectly formed King Tut's Wah Wah Hut.
If you fancy a music themed break in Glasgow, make sure to check out these top recommendations. From captivating guided tours and concerts to lively trad sessions, it's bound to bring music to everyone's ears!
Just south of the River Clyde, you've got another chance to explore the works of one of the city's favourite sons, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The beautiful House for an Art Lover is a stunning Mackintosh design. Although it wasn't actually built in his lifetime, it's a true art nouveau dream fully realised, with the building and furnishings working in complete harmony.
Nearby, make sure to visit The Burrell Collection in the heart of Pollok Country Park. This recently refurbished building is home to one of the greatest art collections with thousands of objects spread across 24 galleries and spanning more than 6,000 years of history. You'll find famous artworks from Rodin, Degas and Cézanne, as well as medieval, Chinese and Islamic art.