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Calton Hill Tours and Tickets

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Looming over Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, Calton Hill is one of the seven hills that the Scottish capital is built on. Come here for 360-degree views that encompass Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, and, on a clear day, the Firth of Forth.

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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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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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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD19.79
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USD19.79

Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD19.87
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USD19.87

Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off City Tour

Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off City Tour

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As Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh packs historical monuments, regal landmarks, cultural destinations, and more—and this hop-on hop-off bus tour provides a thorough introduction to the city’s top sights. Pick between 24- and 48-hour ticket options, and board and disembark as and when you wish. On-board commentary will share the stories behind landmarks like the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, and more.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD12.37
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USD12.37

Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off City and Britannia Joint Tour

Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off City and Britannia Joint Tour

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If you prefer some independence to being driven around on a tour bus, create your own itinerary and explore Edinburgh at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. You can board and disembark the bus anywhere you like along the route for the duration of your 24- or 48-hour ticket is valid. Your combined two-tour ticket can be used on both routes: the Edinburgh City Tour and Edinburgh Britannia Tour.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 23 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD19.79
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USD19.79

Ricky's Ultimate City Bike Tour!
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Ricky's Ultimate City Bike Tour!

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Beat the crowds of Edinburgh's city center and discover off-the-beaten-path locations and secret spots on small-group cycling tour. Traveling on two wheels (either on a traditional or e-bike), you'll be able to access places buses cannot reach. Cycle out of the city, around Arthur's Seat, and to the (sometimes) sunny seaside all while your guide fills you in on fascinating facts about the city.
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  • 3 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD77.91
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USD77.91

Private Edinburgh Full Day Tour with Tickets to the Castle

Private Edinburgh Full Day Tour with Tickets to the Castle

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Perfect for those who do not have long to explore the city, but who wish to see the best of the city, this full-day tour visits all of the highlights of both Old Town and New Town. Your private tour skip-the-line tickets to Edinburgh Castle, which will also be privately guided for you. You will also visit other major attractions, including St Giles Cathedral and the National Museum of Scotland. You will learn about the history of the city, visit Calton Hill, and enjoy lunch in the Grass Market (price not included in the tour). Enjoy all the highlights of Edinburgh in a day!
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  • 7 hours
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USD345.00
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USD345.00
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Edinburgh Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

Edinburgh Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

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Explore Edinburgh is style by opting for a private guided tour. Avoid crowded public transport and enjoy the luxury of traveling in a premium minivan. As it’s a private tour, benefit from having direct access to a guide for questions. The tour can be customized based on your interests, but potential stops include the Royal Mile, the Old Town, Grassmarket, and Edinburgh Castle.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD200.54
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Edinburgh Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Local
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Edinburgh Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Local

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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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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD445.17
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USD445.17
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Private Tour of Edinburgh's Highlights with Castle Tickets

Private Tour of Edinburgh's Highlights with Castle Tickets

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Discover the best of Edinburgh in a half-day on a walking tour with a private guide and with timed entrance tickets to Edinburgh Castle. On your tour, your guide will help you orient yourself in the Old Town, showing you the best spots for iconic pictures, pointing out the highlights, and giving you the best tips and tricks for visiting the highlights. Your guide will also give you the historical context of the ancient city, including taking you on a tour of St Giles Cathedral, which has been at the heart of Christianity in Scotland for more than nine centuries. You’ll see Victoria Street, City Chambers, The Royal Mile, and Calton Hill. Your tour finishes with a 30-minute guided tour of Edinburgh Castle with your guide, and then you can continue to explore the castle at your own leisure.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD255.00
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USD255.00
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Ghost Bus Tour and a Self-Guided Tour in Edinburgh

Ghost Bus Tour and a Self-Guided Tour in Edinburgh

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Join the comedy-horror theatre experience on wheels. Back in your seat as your conductor whisks you through Edinburgh's most brutal bits of history on an ex-funeral bus! Hear the stories of murders, witch hunts, torture, and hauntings. Prepare to be scared! Please note: There is no seat reservation. The bus works on the first come - first seated basis. We recommend that you arrive at least 15 minutes early to get the best seat. Complete your experience with a self-guided tour that will show you the places you did not see from the bus.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD40.78
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USD40.78

Panoramic Running Tour of Edinburgh

Panoramic Running Tour of Edinburgh

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We love running and we love Edinburgh, bring your trainers and let us show you our wonderful and vibrant city on foot! Hear stories of Edinburgh past and present whilst we tour the capital city at your pace. We will take in all the main city sights and then finish off with a breathtaking climb up Arthur's Seat to see the city from a panoramic view.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD68.01
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USD68.01

Explore Edinburgh Private Tour

Explore Edinburgh Private Tour

This is a Private Tour and can customize or personalize. We provide this Journey to most popular place, Historical side and scenic in our fascinating city of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK We provide a first class service on every journey with full of excitement & memorable adventure all over the Edinburgh City, also you can make your own tour location and flexible time. Tour will be our traditional taxi within full Air-Conditioned & heating vehicle, free complementary water bottle. Vehicle are fully insured and have full public liability insurance. Our driver are officially recognised by the City of Edinburgh Council. All tours are priced per vehicle which can hold up to 6 passengers. We assured fully safe & secure every tour with bespoke tour, also provide any pick up or drop off in Edinburgh based location, including Air-port transport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD457.54
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USD457.54
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Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Edinburgh

Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Edinburgh

Flytographer Private Vacation Photo Shoot Connect with a local hand-picked professional photographer in Edinburgh and capture your most memorable moments during this private photo shoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Edinburgh, including where to eat & what to see from your vacation photographer. Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality vacation photos — the best souvenir ever.  We specialize in:  - honeymoons - family trips - engagements - anniversaries - romantic getaways - multi-generational trips - babymoons - solo travellers - and just because!  With over 10,000 5-star reviews, Flytographer is the global leader in vacation photography and has captured over 3 million memories for travellers across six continents. We’ve been featured across A-list media, including Conde Nast Traveler, Oprah, Forbes, Travel + Leisure, New York Times, BRIDES, Martha Stewart Weddings, InStyle Magazine, Elle, Buzzfeed, Refinery29, Huffington Post, & many more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD299.00
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Private 2hr Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini Cooper

Private 2hr Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini Cooper

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Make sure you see all the spots you wanted to in Edinburgh on this 2-hour private tour led by a private guide. Zoom past popular areas in a Mini Cooper, such as Calton Hill, Grassmarket, Dean Village, and Arthur's Seat. Plus, see one of Scotland’s oldest pubs and Edinburgh's secret garden.
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  • 2 hours
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USD185.49
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Private Edinburgh New Town History Tour - The Athens of the North

Private Edinburgh New Town History Tour - The Athens of the North

Wander the streets of the Georgian New Town where Scottish ingenuity paved the way to the modern era. Retrace the steps of the philosphers, artists, scientists, and engineers who dared to think of a better tomorrow and made Edinburgh a hotbed of genius. The tour concludes with beautiful views from the top of Calton Hill, where you will discover a not so ancient Greek temple and learn about a curious way to tell the time. Our tours are private, with customisable content, duration and routes, so we can focus on the aspects of Edinburgh's history that our guests are most interested in. Calton Hill may prove difficult for those in a wheelchair or with baby strollers. If you have any concerns please let us know prior and we can adapt your tour accordingly.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD27.82
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USD27.82
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Edinburgh City 2 hours Guided Tour

Edinburgh City 2 hours Guided Tour

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The perfect introduction to the city's fascinating history Perfect for the start of your journey, so that you can get your bearings and with some great tips you can continue to explore Edinburgh. This two-hour tour is on foot, sturdy footwear is recommended, since the old town has, of course, a lot of cobblestones. The tour is suitable for all levels of fitness and all ages. On this city tour we will show you the following sights: Edinburgh Castle (the castle), the Royal Mile (the main street of the Old Town), St. Giles Cathedral, Grassmarket (the former market place) and much more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD29.68
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USD29.68

Edinburgh Private city tour

Edinburgh Private city tour

Welcome to the great city of Edinburgh where there is so much to discover. We will pass through Arthur’s seat, a prominent landmark on the Edinburgh horizon. From there a quick visit to Holyrood Palace. From this great Palace, we head to Calton Hill, a prominent hill with neoclassical monuments and amazing views. Our tour guide will take you on a journey through Edinburgh’s impressive architecture which blends the medieval Old Town with the splendour of the Georgian New Town. To give you an idea without spoiling too much all the information the tour guide will provide these are some of the landmarks we will visit: . Greyfriars cemetery . Dean Village. . Princes Street, . St. Giles Cathedral . Edinburgh castle . The Royal Mile PLEASE NOTE: WALKING INVOLVED MISSING YOU ALREADY!!
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD153.73
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USD153.73
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Edinburgh Private Tour Brazilian Guide

Edinburgh Private Tour Brazilian Guide

We make private and personalized tours, according to the client's interests, in private vehicles with great comfort and safety. Our guides accompany the customer on all attractions, providing the greatest support and historical information. Departure and return from the tour will be at the client's hotel.
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  • 8 hours
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USD890.35
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Edinburgh City Tour
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Edinburgh City Tour

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Edinburgh, the Capital city of Scotland & United Kingdom's second most popular tourist destination attraction, over 2.1 million visitors in 2018. We provide a first class service on every journey with full of excitement & memorable adventure all over the Edinburgh City, also you can make your own tour location and flexible time all over the day. Tour will be our traditional black taxi within full Air-Conditioned & heating vehicle,free Wi-Fi on broad & complementary water bottle. Vehicle are fully insured and have full public liability insurance. Our driver are officially recognised by the City of Edinburgh Council. All tours are priced per vehicle which can hold up to 6 passengers. We assured fully safe & secure every tour with bespoke tour, also provide any pick up or drop off in Edinburgh based location,including Air-port transport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD488.45
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USD488.45
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Edinburgh Full-Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

Edinburgh Full-Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

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Spend a full-day exploring the best Edinburgh has to offer on this premium minivan tour. Save hours researching top sights to see and planning transport by having everything organized for you instead. The tour includes round-trip private transfers, bottled water, and a private guide. An advantage of a private tour is that the itinerary can be modified based on your interests. Potential sights to visit include the Old Town, the Royal Mile, and Edinburgh Castle.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD185.49
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USD185.49
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Edinburgh Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Local

Edinburgh Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Local

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See the best of Edinburgh in a day with this private sightseeing excursion. Avoid the crowds on public transport, and get around the city in a comfortable and convenient way—in a private vehicle with a chauffeur. No need to worry about rigid itineraries—this tour is completely flexible based on your needs. Potential sights and attractions include Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Holyrood Park, and Calton Hill.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD1,075.83
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USD1,075.83
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Edinburgh City Tour (Half Day)
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Edinburgh City Tour (Half Day)

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Hop into a classic black taxi cab and make your way around Edinburgh on this full-day tour of the city. Learn about the history around every corner, and listen as your driver and guide tells you stories about the notable and famous people who once lived here—or still do. See Edinburgh’s most iconic monuments and buildings, including St Giles Cathedral and Arthur’s Seat.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD290.60
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USD290.60
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Private Edinburgh City Luxury Day Trip

Private Edinburgh City Luxury Day Trip

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We specialise in creating private Scottish adventures for individuals. As our tours are more personal than some other tour providers, you will leave with a feeling of satisfaction knowing that you've seen what you wanted, how you wanted. As one of the most enticing places in the world, Edinburgh definitely needs to be experienced to the full. Make the most of your time with our incredible bespoke full day, private tour!  There’s no better way to see this iconic location than through the eyes of someone who calls it home. Prepare to experience Edinburgh like no one else, and create unique memories in the city of a thousand tales. We’d love to help you experience the spark of our electrifying Edinburgh. Enjoy, relax and just switch off. Get to know the country and its people, immerse yourself in nature and tradition. At TRIPorganiser we know where to find something special. Trust us with your with valuable travel time. Authenticity is our top priority.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD309.15
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USD309.15
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Private Edinburgh City Tour
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Private Edinburgh City Tour

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Explore Edinburgh from the comfort of your own personal minibus on a private tour of the Scottish capital city. While listening to informative commentary from your guide, you’ll gaze at the Gothic silhouette of Edinburgh Castle and hear about the historic Royal Mile. Ascend Calton Hill for panoramic city views, admire the grand architecture of the Palace of Holyroodhouse and become engrossed by tales of witchcraft, body snatching, and a loyal dog. This private tour ensures you’ll receive undivided attention from your guide while experiencing the best Edinburgh has to offer.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD772.87
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