Meet your guide at your central Edinburgh hotel and jump aboard your transport for the day – a classic Mini Cooper! The ideal size for weaving through Edinburgh’s maze like streets, you’ll zip through the UNESCO-listed Old and New towns, see the city in style and save time getting around the attractions.
Head to the peak of Arthur’s Seat, one of Edinburgh’s famous seven hills, and marvel at the views, which span the entire city and include landmarks like Holyrood Palace, the official home of The Queen in Scotland. Admire the mighty fortress of Edinburgh Castle as you descend into the city and listen as your guide points out the legendary Royal Mile and the historic Grassmarket, once the site of public executions and now a lively market place.
Next, head out to the explore the coastal neighborhood of Leith, stopping along the way to peek into Scotland’s oldest pub and snap photos of the balancing stones in Dean Village. Follow your guide on a stroll along the scenic waterfront of Leith and uncover more of the city’s secrets as your guide points out hidden attractions and local haunts unknown by tourists.
Finally, re-fuel after your morning or afternoon of sightseeing with lunch or dinner at a local restaurant, and tuck into some traditional Scottish cuisine. Before you journey back to your hotel and bid your guide farewell, you’ll also receive a free goody bag to remind you of your time in Edinburgh – the perfect end to the perfect tour!
Please note: Arthur’s Seat is closed to cars on Sundays and will not be visited.