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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$141.65
per group
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US$141.65
per group

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$32.55
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US$32.55
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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$20.07
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US$20.07
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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$305.08
per group
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US$305.08
per group
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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$17.36
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US$17.36

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
From
US$108.48
Price varies by group size
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US$108.48
Price varies by group size
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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$106.03
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US$106.03
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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
From
US$68.60
Price varies by group size
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US$68.60
Price varies by group size
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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
From
US$334.45
per group
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US$334.45
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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$131.97
per group
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US$131.97
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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
From
US$74.92
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US$74.92

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$80.27
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US$80.27
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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$69.93
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US$69.93
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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
From
US$131.19
Price varies by group size
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US$131.19
Price varies by group size
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Private Half Day Edinburgh City Tour in a VIP MinibusHalf-day Tours

Private Half Day Edinburgh City Tour in a VIP Minibus

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Explore Edinburgh in the comfort of an air-conditioned VIP Class Mercedes minibus on this private tour. Admire Edinburgh Castle, perched atop an extinct volcano, and hear tales of attempts to capture it. See the Old Town and hear from your guide about what life was like there in medieval times before contrasting it with the elegant Georgian buildings of the New Town. Includes hotel or port pickup and drop-off.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$401.34
per group
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US$401.34
per group
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Visit the Two Most Iconic Landmarks of ScotlandHalf-day Tours

Visit the Two Most Iconic Landmarks of Scotland

I am taking you on a private tour to visit the most iconic but very different structures of Scotland, that are both connected in some way to the canals of this country. They are very unique to Scotland, rich in history, culture and engineering marvels. It is worth to mention here that they are unique worldwide as well, as you will never see anything like them anywhere around the world. The canals of this country are Britain's heritage and the building of the Falkirk Wheel was not only a milestone in the history of canals, but also proved the ingenuity of the engineers of this country. Both landmarks are a celebration of hard work and have deep historical meaning behind them.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$115.69
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US$115.69
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Whole day Edinburgh Tour including Scottish Lunch with a Local Expert!Half-day Tours

Whole day Edinburgh Tour including Scottish Lunch with a Local Expert!

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Discover Real Edinburgh and get the best all over experience of Scotland's capital city. Taste & Enjoy a delicious Scottish meal with a drink in a traditional Kitchen & Bar setup restaurant, right in front of the sea next to the beach! Discover hidden and secret things of Edinburgh's urban life, history, architecture and nature - that most of the visitors overlook. Learn how people lived, Edinburgh's geology, mythology and many more. Hi, I'm Rishi your host and your guide. I have over 20 years of experience in hospitality & tourism. I got my degree in Tourism (BA Hons) in Edinburgh to match my love of travel. I am originally from India and I live in the alluring city of Edinburgh. However when I first came to Edinburgh many years back, I fell in love with this city. Being myself an explorer, history and nature lover, I found endless opportunities here. Discover Real Edinburgh with me. The experience I provide will become the memories of a life time for you.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$128.72
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US$128.72
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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$132.44
Price varies by group size
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US$132.44
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Legendary Highland Pictish TourHalf-day Tours

Legendary Highland Pictish Tour

You will not find this Tour available anywhere else... this tour has been specificaly designed by Johnny to show off the Pictish Heritage right on our doorstep, following the beautiful east coast route from Inverness and Invergordon heading north we will visit areas very few visitors ever get to see. The Picts were a unique race... even the Romans left them alone :)
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$132.44
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US$132.44
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Discover secret EdinburghHalf-day Tours

Discover secret Edinburgh

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Discover the hidden secrets of one of Scotland’s oldest cities on this Edinburgh walking and sightseeing tour. Take in top attractions such as the UNESCO–listed Old Town and the ancient Royal Mile, and listen as your guide shares insight into their colorful—and sometimes gruesome—history. Plan your itinerary to hit the highlights of most interest, and learn about sides of Edinburgh many visitors miss.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$81.36
Price varies by group size
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US$81.36
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FULL ACCESS Edinburgh Castle Private Tour: History & TalesHalf-day Tours

FULL ACCESS Edinburgh Castle Private Tour: History & Tales

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Enter the Edinburgh Castle and go deep into the history of Scotland. Venture back in time with your local host to learn about the formation of Castle Rock, and see how the Scots transformed it into the base of the castle. From the Romans to the Vikings, see how the lives of these ancient folks intertwined with the Scots’. Discover the different clans in Scotland and witness their conflicts and clashes. Want a memory that lasts a lifetime? Catch the panoramic view from a picture-perfect vantage point in the castle with your favorite local host. On this private tour, you will find out how generations of kings rose to power and fell from grace. Hear the stories of loyal knights, and be inspired by the deeds of lion-hearted freedom fighters. See and touch history and get to know the famous figures who played a part in making Edinburgh Castle the icon it is today. The local hosts are wonderful storytellers, each one has a different background ranging from arts to history.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$107.12
Price varies by group size
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US$107.12
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Legendary Tour of the Black Isle from Inverness or InvergordonHalf-day Tours

Legendary Tour of the Black Isle from Inverness or Invergordon

You will enjoy a relaxing few hours while you travel around the Black isle in comfort. Your Guide, Johnny will thrill you with stories of old while he takes you to visit some amazing historical sites, like the Old Priory (Which dates back to the13th century) in the beautiful village of Beauly. You will also see and hear the history and culture behind The Black Isle's villages and towns. You will even get to decide which version of just why this piece of land has become known as the Black Isle... intrigued? Book this tour and find out :)
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$132.44
Price varies by group size
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US$132.44
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Legendery Glenmorangie Distillery Visit... and more from InvernessDay Trips

Legendery Glenmorangie Distillery Visit... and more from Inverness

Go off the beaten track and explore some little-known, but fascinating, places within easy reach of Inverness and Invergordon. In a small group of no more than eight, visit Loch Fleet Nature Reserve, and Dornoch and its impressive cathedral. Complete your experience with a stop at Glenmorangie Distillery for an optional dram of whisky. Explore places missed by most visitors to Scotland Get insight into the culture and history of the region from your guide, Johnny. This is a very small-group tour for a more personal experience No-fuss round-trip transport (No more than 8 People)
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$132.44
Price varies by group size
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US$132.44
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The Best Of Edinburgh Walking TourHalf-day Tours

The Best Of Edinburgh Walking Tour

It is so easy to fall in love with Edinburgh. An amazing atmosphere of medieval times, impressive architecture and true Scottish spirit. Edinburgh is also standing on 7 hills like Rome and Moscow. What is built on an extinct volcano? Where is the place called "The Key from the Country"? You will be surprised by how many parks there are in the city and how many whiskey distillers in Scotland. You will find out what an unusual animal is a national animal! Why the National Monument on Calton Hill is known as “Edinburgh’s Shame?
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  • 4 hours
From
US$487.75
per group
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US$487.75
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