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Half-Day Private Glasgow Must-Sees TourHalf-day Tours

Half-Day Private Glasgow Must-Sees Tour

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With just one day in Glasgow, a private tour will ensure you check off all the highlights without feeling rushed by a fixed tour itinerary. On this half-day tour, see the People’s Palace, GoMA, and the Necropolis; admire landmarks such as the Glasgow Cathedral, the Duke of Wellington statue, and Mercat Cross; and get a taste of local life as you stroll around George Square, Glasgow Green, and Buchanan street.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$140.44
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US$140.44
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3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Edinburgh w/ Private Tour OptionHalf-day Tours

3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Edinburgh w/ Private Tour Option

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Scotland is renowned for its unique cuisine, but Edinburgh’s foodie hotspots are best explored with a local guide. On this small-group walking tour, discover the UNESCO-listed Old and New Towns, and sample Scottish classics such as Haggis, Neeps and Tatties, Scotch whisky, and afternoon tea.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$219.13
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US$219.13
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Bannockburn & Stirling Castle Private Tour departing from Greater Glasgow Area Half-day Tours

Bannockburn & Stirling Castle Private Tour departing from Greater Glasgow Area

Private Bannockburn and Stirling Castle from Tartan Tours Scotland for  parties of 1- 4 people. Tours leave from the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area, You will collected at your hotel or agreed meeting place. • Bannockburn - the site of Robert the Bruce's most famous battle. • Stirling Castle - the majestic Castle on the hill overlooking Stirling. Private tour of 1- 4 people. Travelling in luxury we provide soft drink and snacks to keep you going between locations.   Being a private tour you will also have your own tour guide for the day.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$524.98
per group
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US$524.98
per group
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Edinburgh Sky to Sea Bike Tour by Manual or E-BikeNature and Wildlife

Edinburgh Sky to Sea Bike Tour by Manual or E-Bike

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Even if you’ve only got limited time in Edinburgh, its still possible to see the breadth of the city’s natural landscapes. Cover more sights in less time during a 3-hour bike ride which takes you from Arthur’s Seat to the beaches of Portobello and the Port of Leith. Plus, you’ll be able to choose between an electric or manual bike depending on your fitness level.
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  • 3 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$79.59
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US$79.59
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Private Half-Day Tour of Edinburgh in a MiniHalf-day Tours

Private Half-Day Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini

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Short on time but still want to experience Edinburgh’s UNESCO-listed gems? No problem! Jump aboard a classic Mini Cooper for a private half-day tour of Edinburgh and zip around the sights in style. Hop out along the way to admire Edinburgh Castle, take in the views from Arthur’s Seat and stroll down the Royal Mile, then explore the lively Grassmarket and visit the waterfront neighbourhood of Leith. Finish your adventure by tucking into a delicious lunch or dinner (depending on option selected) of typical Scottish cuisine.
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  • 4 hours
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US$331.61
per group
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US$331.61
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Edinburgh Food ExperienceHalf-day Tours

Edinburgh Food Experience

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Taste your way through Edinburgh on a private food and walking tour that can be fully customized to your preferences. In addition to navigating, your guide brings you to joints loved by locals and hidden gems often missed by visitors, from pubs to bakeries. The tour includes over 6 food tastings, which may include smoked Scottish salmon, haggis, neeps and tatties, and Scotch pies.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$142.51
Price varies by group size
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US$142.51
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Royal Mile Guided Walking Tour in EdinburghHalf-day Tours

Royal Mile Guided Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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Explore famous landmarks and hidden secrets in Edinburgh on this walking tour. Explore Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile with a guide, and gain insight into famous writers and inventors who have called the city home. Hear tales of Scotland's national bard—Robert Burns—and discover top landmarks such as St. Giles’ Cathedral and the National Galleries of Scotland. Capture Edinburgh through the eye of your camera as you go, and find out what makes this ancient city tick.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$32.27
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US$32.27
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Private Glasgow West End Tour: Arts and CultureHalf-day Tours

Private Glasgow West End Tour: Arts and Culture

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Get to know Glasgow’s West End with the help of your own private guide. On a walking tour, you’ll discover cultural sights and landmarks such as Kelvin Hall and Kibble Palace along with the must-visit bars and cafes of Glasgow. Packed with stories about the city and its history, the private tour is a perfect intro for all visitors to the city. Choose your own start time and departure point for a flexible tour, and enjoy drinks and snacks as you go.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$130.85
per group
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US$130.85
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A Half Day In Edinburgh With A Local: Private & PersonalizedHalf-day Tours

A Half Day In Edinburgh With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Visiting an unfamiliar city without knowing anyone there usually means relying on travel guides. Get a more personal experience in Edinburgh by spending time with a local Edinburgher who customizes your private, bespoke tour to your own interests. Go off the beaten path and discover locals' favorite spots.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$107.56
Price varies by group size
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US$107.56
Price varies by group size
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Private Food Tour with a Local Expert including 10 Tastings in EdinburghHalf-day Tours

Private Food Tour with a Local Expert including 10 Tastings in Edinburgh

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Feast your senses on the diverse cuisine of Edinburgh during a private food tour that allows you to tailor your itinerary according to personal tastes. As well as receiving undivided attention from a private guide, you’ll discover eateries and restaurants that you may otherwise have missed, and collect food recommendations for the rest of your vacation.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$130.98
Price varies by group size
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US$130.98
Price varies by group size
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JK Rowling's Edinburgh & the Writing of Harry Potter 3hrsHalf-day Tours

JK Rowling's Edinburgh & the Writing of Harry Potter 3hrs

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Learn about J.K. Rowling and the origins of the 'Harry Potter' books during a walking tour of Edinburgh. See places that inspired Rowling such as the Balmoral Hotel and University of Edinburgh's Old College; locales that shaped the Dementors and Ministry of Magic; and cafes where Rowling liked to write. Your guide is a 'Harry Potter' fan who shares fascinating details about the wizarding world in Edinburgh.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$19.90
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US$19.90
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Rosslyn Chapel Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium MinivanHalf-day Tours

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Rosslyn Chapel Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

Take a half-day tour out of Edinburgh to explore one of Scotland's top visited attractions, the historic and mysterious Rosslyn Chapel in Midlothian. Pass by some of Edinburgh’s hidden gems along the route to and from Rosslyn. Learn 700 years of facinating history with mysterious connections to the Catholic Church including the secret society of The Knights Templar, discover the stories carved into the stonework and what could lie beneath the floor of Rosslyn. Travel past some of Edinburgh's hidden Gems as we travel to and from Rosslyn, including Craigmillar Castle and the picturesque village, now enclave of Edinburgh at Duddingston.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$107.55
US$161.33
US$53.78 savings
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US$107.55
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US$53.78 savings
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Edinburgh Food & Drink Private TourHalf-day Tours

Edinburgh Food & Drink Private Tour

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Get a taste of Edinburgh on this guided tasting tour. Try locally sourced dishes and drinks beyond the Royal Mile. Along the way, learn about the history of the area. Plus get recommendations on places such as bars, restaurants, museums, and galleries to go following the tour. Listen with an audio headset so you can walk at your own pace.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$145.91
Price varies by group size
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US$145.91
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Outlander four location tour - Private tour of Lallybroch and Outlander castlesDay Trips

Outlander four location tour - Private tour of Lallybroch and Outlander castles

The Scottish countryside is famous for being the filming location of the hit TV show Outlander. Travel between the real-life locations that Doune Castle and Wentworth Prison were based upon during a private day trip from Edinburgh, on which you’ll receive undivided from your guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$424.46
per group
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US$424.46
per group
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Legendary Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle TourHalf-day Tours

Legendary Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle Tour

What a lovely way to see the Scottish Countryside as you meander through beautiful Highland villages and take in the amazing scenery en-route to your stops in Inverness, Dochgarroch, Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit and Beauly before returning to your starting point.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$131.32
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US$131.32
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A Wee Taste of Edinburgh Walking Food and Drink Tours Half-day Tours

A Wee Taste of Edinburgh Walking Food and Drink Tours

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Join us on Edinburgh's ultimate food and drink tour where you'll discover the city's hidden food and drink gems and learn why Edinburgh is the UK's number one destination to live. I am a qualified Historian with ten years teaching experience who knows the city like the back of her hand. I can't wait to show you an authentic side Edinburgh steeped in history! During the tour you will visit four over-the-counter eateries, sourcing local Scottish produce as well as two establishments to sample typical Scottish drink. Whilst touring, you will discover the history of two very chic, bohemian areas of Edinburgh: Morningside and Bruntsfield. In each of the eateries you will get the opportunity to sample a free bite size taster of a particular food item. Whilst you’re sampling the taster you will find out about how that particular food was lovingly made. Come on this tour if you're up for some fun, love good food and drink and a bit of history thrown in! Slangeva!
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$74.28
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US$74.28

Edinburgh Food Safari - we do the hunting, you do the eatingNature and Wildlife

Edinburgh Food Safari - we do the hunting, you do the eating

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Explore UNESCO–listed Edinburgh through the city’s diverse and tasty cuisine on this food-lover’s walking and tasting tour. Follow your guide through central Edinburgh, and discover the best places to savor treats like scones fresh from the oven. Meet makers such as butchers, fishmongers, and more, and find out for yourself what makes their fresh produce so special. Along the way, taste locally made beer, cheeses, haggis, and whiskey.
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  • 3 hours
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US$86.05
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US$86.05

Find a hidden Glen in Scotland's woodsHalf-day Tours

Find a hidden Glen in Scotland's woods

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We'll embark upon a journey whereby we get you to a mystical place, where we'll delve deep into forrest, enjoying the song of the birds and the gushing sound of the gorge underneath us, walk along the gorge, looking down at the amazing waterfalls and taking pictures of it. Then we will get to an ancient "staircase", where we need to climb down, using the ropes alongside the "stairs" and once we get to the bottom, we'll gaze upon an amazing gorge between the rocks covered with moss, crystal clear water, cold as ice, but a place looking like a haunted scenery out a fairy tale. This is Finnich Glen, that locals thought of being a place of the devils, an isolated and remote looking area, that gives you the chills and excitement in the same time. No wonder this place has been used as a scenery for the Outlander movie.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$105.13
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US$105.13
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Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Covid-19 Regulated Private Tour EdinburghHalf-day Tours

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Covid-19 Regulated Private Tour Edinburgh

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See both the highlights and hidden gems of Edinburgh on a private tour that reveals Scotland’s capital through the eyes of a local. Designed with first-time visitors in mind, this private tour promises the undivided attention of your guide and gives you the chance to compile tailored recommendations to last the rest of your vacation.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$68.49
Price varies by group size
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Private 4 Hour Tour of Edinburgh in a Spacious 6-seater MercedesHalf-day Tours

Private 4 Hour Tour of Edinburgh in a Spacious 6-seater Mercedes

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UNESCO–listed Edinburgh is widely considered among Scotland’s must-see cities, but exploring on foot can be tiring and time-consuming. On this tour, begin with pickup at your Edinburgh hotel and spin through the city in style by comfortable van. Hit top attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, the Royal Mile, and St. Giles Cathedral with ease, with plenty of time to alight and explore on foot where you wish.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$302.49
per group
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US$302.49
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White Water Rafting on the River Tay from AberfeldyNature and Wildlife

White Water Rafting on the River Tay from Aberfeldy

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Combine Scotland’s great outdoors with a dose of adventure on a 3-hour white water rafting experience on the River Tay from Aberfeldy. Settle aboard a raft with a guide, and learn rafting techniques as you journey along calm waters, absorbing the peaceful beauty of the Tay valley. Then, enjoy the fun of tackling three sets of rapids, paddling and splashing through the foaming waters. Ideal for beginners, with equipment and photos included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$69.33
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US$69.33
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Edinburgh City Tour and Leisure Time Shore Excursions from EdinburghHalf-day Tours

Edinburgh City Tour and Leisure Time Shore Excursions from Edinburgh

Enjoy a mix of both guided sightseeing and free time to explore during an Edinburgh shore excursion that’s designed with first-time visitors in mind. In order to save time, you’ll travel around the city in climate-controlled comfort and benefit from the insider knowledge of your guide.
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  • 6 hours
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US$71.71
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US$71.71

The Orange Pub Crawl - EdinburghHalf-day Tours

The Orange Pub Crawl - Edinburgh

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Join our international Pub Crawl to explore a selection of some of the best pubs & clubs in Edinburgh! Come along and enjoy a night you won´t regret, including free shots, drinks discounts, queue jump, VIP club entrance and plenty of fun. We’ll guide you through a selection of some of the best pubs in Edinburgh, chosen with care, based on our own experience of the city. A tour through the Scottish capital’s nightlife, with an international atmosphere, where our great guides will take you to some of the best locations in town, including pubs, clubs, live music venues, and much more! With us, you’ll feel like a VIP in the city. If there’s a queue, you’ll jump it. If they’re charging an entry fee, you won’t pay it. Just like that! Plus, free shots and special drink prices in every bar, and of course, plenty of fun! What more could you ask for?
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$17.22
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US$17.22

Edinburgh: 3-Hours Walking Tour - English Tour GuideHalf-day Tours

Edinburgh: 3-Hours Walking Tour - English Tour Guide

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Cover all the major must-see sights in Edinburgh and learn all about the ancient city on this 3-hour guided walking tour. Listen as your guide shares fascinating historical facts, myths and legends about the Scottish capital. • Wander along the Royal Mile, the atmospheric main thoroughfare of the well-preserved Edinburgh Old Town • See the historic fortress of Edinburgh Castle, trek to the Mound and visit the graveyard of Greyfriars Kirkyard • Listen to your guide talking about historical facts about Edinburgh
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$17.22
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