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Edinburgh Shore Excursion: City Highlights Tour

Edinburgh Shore Excursion: City Highlights Tour

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.54
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$76.54
Experience the grandeur of Scotland’s brooding capital with a full-day shore excursion of Edinburgh. With an expert guide, journey by coach to the city’s main attractions such as the formidable Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, and the Royal Yacht Britannia, owned by the British Royal Family for more than four decades! Accompany your local guide on a stroll along the Royal Mile and through Old Town, the city’s oldest quarter strewn with historic landmarks.
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* A traveler said: "Good tour with enough time to see the castle and enjoy walking the royal mile. Even had lunch on the mile. Would recommend this tour."


Edinburgh Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Edinburgh Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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9
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$22.27
From
$22.27
Some shore excursions can feel rigid and impersonal. Tailor your visit to your own interests on this hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Travel around the city and leave the bus to explore at any of the 14 designated stops, including Edinburgh Castle and Hollyrood Palace. You can get on and off the bus as often as you like in a 24-hour period.
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* A traveler said: "The tour guides were excellent. Their narration|was information and their anecdotes funny."


Edinburgh Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Driver

Edinburgh Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Driver

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3
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$379.24
Price varies by group size
From
$379.24
Price varies by group size
Explore Edinburgh without the hassle of planning on a private tour with door-to-door chauffeur service, bottled water, and complimentary wifi. Your drive and guide tailors the day’s itinerary according to your needs and interests, with potential stops ranging from Edinburgh Castle to Charlotte Square. Unlike impersonal large-group tours, this private experience ensures your guide’s full attention and a customized experience.
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* A traveler said: "Murray, our driver from Aura Journeys was wonderfully flexible in giving our group of 6 adults choices about what we wanted to see while in Edinburgh. Our first choice was the magnificent Castle which we were able to tour first with pre-ordered, timed tickets. Murray then took us to an area with several restaurants for our lunch. We saw the Royal Mile, then split up as the women shopped and the men visited the Royal Yacht Britainia. Edinburgh left us wanting to return another day as there is so much to see."


The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour
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The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour

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1328
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.48
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$19.48
Edinburgh is known for its dark past, and this evening walking tour is the original one to showcase the city's historically sinister and spooky side. Discover the hidden ‘wynds’ (alleys) and closes of the Old Town as you learn their mysteries and horrors; visit the ghost-ridden Greyfriars Kirkyard; and explore the city’s underground vaults to uncover their spirits and secrets. Your tour is led by a creepily costumed guide.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent guide Alexander the Hangman really brought the story's alive and got you involved in the experience"


City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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1282
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.27
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$22.27
An Edinburgh bus tour is the perfect way to hear commentary on city sights and get a panoramic overview. This City Sightseeing tour of Edinburgh lets you hop on and off at several strategically placed stops as many times as you like. Board the open-top double-decker bus and travel the entire route, or stop at Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum and many more. Buses depart regularly and tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.
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* A traveler said: "We did all 3 buses we had a fantastic day seeing all the sites, friendly drivers and staff, lots to see and do"


Small Group Edinburgh Night Walking incl. Underground Vaults with Private Option
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Small Group Edinburgh Night Walking incl. Underground Vaults with Private Option

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.59
Price varies by group size
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$25.59
Price varies by group size
Explore a sinister side of Edinburgh on this late-night ghost walking tour that includes the Blair Street Vaults under South Bridge. Stroll mysterious alleyways as you listen to your guide’s grim and ghastly tales of treason and torture. Then venture underground for a candlelight tour of the 18th-century chambers and hear haunting stories of supernatural forces lingering in the city's darkest corners.
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* A traveler said: "This is a great tour made better by our guide Steve who brought the stories alive. Well worth joining the tour."


Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

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1911
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.49
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$21.49
Journey through Edinburgh’s grisliest tales on a haunted walking tour. Experience the ghastly histories of monsters, madness, and murder that cast a dark shadow on the capital city. Discover the stories and sites of witch trials, pagan rituals, and executions, and hear about local monsters that live in urban myth. Then visit the chilling Old Calton Burial Ground or Canongate Kirkyard cemetery to learn about body-snatching and some of the infamous interred.
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* A traveler said: "Aussie David was an excellent guide and story teller, 10/10. Found out some things you don't hear about on the other tours. Excellent value for money."


Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh

Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh

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1100
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$69.59
From
$69.59
Discover the dramatic beauty, history and mystery of Scotland on this full-day trip from Edinburgh. Aboard a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, wind through the Scottish Highlands and marvel at the majesty of Cairngorms National Park and the mysterious Loch Ness—fabled home of the elusive water monster, Nessie. Spot the famous Urquhart Castle en route and hear about legendary warfare like the battles of William Wallace and the massacre of Glen Coe in the 17th century.
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* A traveler said: "The tour was amazing and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. We saw lots of beautiful scenery, including historical sites, rivers, lakes and mountains."


3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

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419
  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$375.76
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$375.76
Marvel at Scotland’s rural majesty on this 3-day Isle of Skye and Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Admire Loch Lomond and Eilean Donan Castle; and discover the relaxed lifestyle of Skye, with a stroll around the harbor town of Portree and a whisky tasting. Plus, explore Culloden Battlefield to learn of Scotland’s Jacobite Rising; visit Urquhart Castle, and cruise on Loch Ness. Some entry tickets are at your own expense.
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* A traveler said: "Steven was an excellent tour guide. The day touring Skye was particularly good and the guest house was good."


Isle of Skye, The Highlands and Loch Ness- 3 Day Group Tour from Edinburgh

Isle of Skye, The Highlands and Loch Ness- 3 Day Group Tour from Edinburgh

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154
  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$187.88
From
$187.88
The Isle of Skye is the largest of Scotland’s Hebrides Islands and this multi-day tour from Edinburgh ensures you take in all the highlights. Admire natural wonders such as Loch Ness, Glencoe, and Ben Nevis; visit Lealt Falls, Dunvegan Castle, and Kilt Rock on the Isle of Skye; and see Eilean Donan Castle, where 'Highlander' was filmed.
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* A traveler said: "We had a fantastic trip! Our tour guide, Andrew, definitely made this an experience to remember. Not only was he a great guide, he's got the spirit of a storyteller, and was able to bring the Highlands of Scotland to life!"


Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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3427
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$73.36
From
$73.36
Take a personalized tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness on this day trip to the Scottish Highlands. See wooded lochs and tucked-away villages as you journey through spectacular scenery en route to Glencoe and Fort Augustus. Enjoy an optional boat tour in search of the Loch Ness Monster and traverse the picturesque Cairngorms National Park. Travel in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach with a small group limited to 16 passengers.
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* A traveler said: "What an absolutely amazing day. Probably the best trip ever. Helped by fantastic weather and the wonderful guide Nik. Nik maximised our experience to take advantage of the great weather. It was fun, friendly and highly interesting. Thanks Nik."


Private Shore Excursion: Edinburgh City and Rosslyn Chapel
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Private Shore Excursion: Edinburgh City and Rosslyn Chapel

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1
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$776.93
per group
From
$776.93
per group
Savor your time in port with a shore excursion around Scotland's capital city and visit to 15th-century Rosslyn Chapel. Travel via VIP minibus through Edinburgh's medieval Old Town, filled with cobbled alleyways that are bursting with legends and stories. Learn about the city's intriguing history while journeying past the Palace of Holyroodhouse, touring the Royal Mile and exploring its Georgian-style New Town. Then pay a visit to Rosslyn Chapel, which played a key role in the 2003 novel 'The Da Vinci Code' and the 2006 film of the same name.
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* A traveler said: "We booked 2 minivans for our group of 12. Alan and Gordon, our tour guide/driver, are very information, especially Alan who is a native of Edinburgh. We are pleased to be able to see so many places in such a short time. Will definitely recommend them to our friends."


Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish Borders Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish Borders Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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367
  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$52.19
From
$52.19
Experience the legend and mystery of Rosslyn Chapel and the Holy Grail on this ‘Da Vinci Code’ tour from Edinburgh. In a small group, travel to the charming town of Melrose and through the Scottish borderlands. Explore Melrose Abbey and Rosslyn Chapel, and hear intriguing tales of Cistercian monks, the Knights Templar, and Robert the Bruce.
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* A traveler said: "Lovely short day tour. Perfect gap filler. Look for Priorwood Gardens next door for a pretty spot to sit for lunch outside."


Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh

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785
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$69.59
From
$69.59
See the best of Scotland in one action-packed day on this Glencoe, Loch Ness and the Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Pass Stirling Castle on route to Kilmahog with a guide, then continue through Rannoch Moor to the soaring Highland peaks of Glen Coe. Head along the banks of Loch Linnhe to Fort William and gaze over Ben Nevis — Scotland’s highest mountain. Enjoy free time to explore Loch Ness and learn the famous legend of Nessie! Visit Inverness, then travel through the mighty Grampian Mountains to Edinburgh.
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* A traveler said: "The guide Kenny was excellent he was very informative throughout the day. We had a brilliant time. 👏"


Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle

Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle

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579
  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.08
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$27.08
See the best of medieval yet modern Edinburgh on this walking tour with optional skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle. As you walk, listen as your guide shares the history of this formidable city with ancient Roman roots and UNESCO-listed pockets. Explore atmospheric cobbled walkways along the Royal Mile, breeze into Edinburgh Castle to witness royal opulence (if option selected), and pass iconic locations like St. Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square, and John Knox House.
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* A traveler said: "William was an excellent guide with vast knowledge about the history of this amazing city. His little antidotes had us in stitches Excellent tour"


2-Day Loch Ness and Inverness Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

2-Day Loch Ness and Inverness Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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394
  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$254.28
From
$254.28
Discover the Scottish Highlands on a leisurely 2-day trip from Edinburgh that includes overnight accommodation at a hotel or bed & breakfast. Visit two of Scotland’s most popular spots—Loch Ness and Inverness—during scenic drives among pine forests, dramatic castles and charming villages, with an optional boat ride on Loch Ness. Travel in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach with a small group limited to 16 passengers for a personalized experience with your informative guide.
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* A traveler said: "I found this two day adventure even better than I had hoped. For that I thank our driver and guide, Martin. He managed our tour with grace and humor. I learned about, admired and enjoyed The Highlands."


Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis from Edinburgh

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513
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.80
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$66.80
Explore the stunning Scottish Highlands on a full-day excursion that includes Glencoe and Loch Ness. Set own from Edinburgh aboard a comfortable coach bus to experience some of the area's top sights and attractions. Visit to Callander "Gateway to the Highlands", learn the fascinating history of Glencoe—a village made modernly famous as a setting for 'James Bond' and 'Harry Potter' films—and opt to take a boat cruise upon iconic Loch Ness, keeping an eye out for the famous 'Nessie' as you go.
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* A traveler said: "Great way to see the Scottish highlands in one day whilst our driver Stephen kept us entertained with endless knowledge of his country’s history delivered with a true Scottish sense of humour!"


Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh

Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh

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1170
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$27.83
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$27.83
Delve into Edinburgh’s horrific history on this evening ghost bus tour. With your spooky local guide, visit the city’s most terrifying locations, haunted by infamy and restless spirits! From your seat in a double-decker vintage bus, gaze at eerie sites such as Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, and the Royal Mile. Throughout the trip, hear anecdotes and facts about Edinburgh’s chilling past, replete with bloody executions, unspeakable tortures, and murder.
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* A traveler said: "It was all very good , very funny . Loved our guide Devious Dave . Bus was a great ride . +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++×++++×××××+++++++"


Fright Night Tour
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Fright Night Tour

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212
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.57
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$22.57
Edinburgh’s stately streets hide a darker, more mysterious side of the city, rooted in its 18th-century slums, ‘wynds,’ (alleyways), and vaults. This 75-minute tour takes you back in time to this shadowy world, exploring dark cobbled lanes, a haunted cemetery, and underground vaults. As you explore, your costumed guide shares captivating tales of the city’s history, along with stories of ghosts, murders, crimes, and more.
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* A traveler said: "Brilliant experience, guide was well knowledged with tour and surrounding areas, fully recommend, will be back"


3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour Including
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour Including "Hogwarts Express" Ride

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327
  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$610.97
From
$610.97
Venture to the Scottish Highlands and spend two nights on the Isle of Skye, including a steam train ride on The Jacobite of the West Highland Railway Line — aka the ‘Hogwarts Express’ of Harry Potter fame. This 3-day guided trip from Edinburgh takes you through Cairngorms National Park to regional highlights such as the Old Man of Storr and the Cuillin Mountains. Visit Eilean Donan Castle, ride the ferry to Mallaig and stop at the legendary Loch Ness. Enjoy daily breakfasts during your hotel or B&B stay in Portree.
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* A traveler said: "I had an absolutely amazing time traveling solo with my group tour, everyone was so friendly and kind, including out awesome driver, Rich! He was so funny and full of great stories to tell. We traveled from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye with stops in-between. The Hogwarts express ride was a personal highlight, being a huge Harry Potter geek.. I mean fan! Thank you for an incredible adventure! I'd recommend it to anyone wanting to experience the Highlands of Scotland including Harry Potter fans!"


Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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414
  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.80
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$66.80
Journey to the frontier of ancient Rome on this full-day tour of Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish borders from Edinburgh. First up is a tour of the 15th-century Rosslyn Chapel, famously featured in ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and renowned for its mysterious stone carvings and unique architecture. After lunch (not included), stop at Melrose Abbey, the burial site of King Robert the Bruce’s heart, and look out over the English border from Cheviot Hills, before walking along the UNESCO-listed Hadrian’s Wall.
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* A traveler said: "The driver excellent knowledgeable and very interesting Entrance fees not included. The group size was excellent and COVID rules strictly adhered to making the experience safe"


St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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625
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.25
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$59.25
Travel from Edinburgh to St. Andrews and Fife on this day trip from Edinburgh. Cross the Forth Road Bridge into the Kingdom of Fife and pass by the coastal villages of East Neuk. Then pay homage to the town of St. Andrews, home to Scotland's oldest university and the Old Course where golf is routinely played. Driving in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach, see Falkland and the Lomond Hills. Enjoy a small-group tour, limited to 16 people, for a memorable and personalized experience.
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* A traveler said: "Very good tour. Although I thought it might have been better if there were more stops on the way to St Andrew's. Driver Andrew Drummond (?) Was professional and full of information."


Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh

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166
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.89
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$52.89
Delve into Scotland’s rich history and heritage on this 1-day Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle tour from Edinburgh. Head from the Royal Mile over the UNESCO–listed Forth Bridge to Dunfermline with a guide, and explore the Abbey Kirk — burial place of Robert the Bruce. See where the Battle of Bannockburn raged and learn of Scotland’s struggle for independence. Take in top local attractions including Stirling Castle, and enjoy breathtaking views from the top of the iconic Wallace Monument. Then, visit Rosslyn Chapel before returning to Edinburgh.
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* A traveler said: "Mark our tour guide was awesome. Great attitude and very knowledgeable. A must for a first time visit to Scotland."


Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option
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Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option

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758
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.58
Price varies by group size
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$25.58
Price varies by group size
Ideal for those fascinated by the supernatural, this tour of Edinburgh’s underground vaults is sure to make your spine tingle. With a ghoulish guide, descend into the darkened depths of the Blair Street Vaults and hear vivid retellings of torture, murder, and body snatching. Abandon thoughts of manufactured frights and prepare to experience the sinister side of Edinburgh on this small-group tour.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent tour Scott the guide was really good was a very informative tour and very enjoyable. Really enjoyed the underground vaults and the history held within them"


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