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Edinburgh: Old Town Historical Walking Tour

1. Edinburgh: Old Town Historical Walking Tour

Hidden gems are waiting to be discovered. The best way to explore Edinburgh is to follow your feet. Where the buses can’t take you and the guide books don’t show you is where the city’s stories lie, in the closes, wynds, courtyards and homes of Old Edinburgh. You will visit the sites that are tucked away to see the secrets and hear the tales. Your guide will help you unlock Edinburgh's fascinating past, the culture, crime, politics and people of Scotland’s capital.

Edinburgh Private Tour: The Castle to the Arthur's Seat

2. Edinburgh Private Tour: The Castle to the Arthur's Seat

Book this tour and your hosts will contact you within 24 hours and ask you questions about your preferences and interests, so they can match you with the right profile and assign a like-minded local Edinburgher. He or she who will become your guide. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Keeping in mind your personal answers they will put together a bespoke itinerary, just for you. Please note that this will be outlined but flexible. They will arrange a meeting with your guide in the most convenient place for you. If during the tour you feel like changing direction, or your guide believes that you'd enjoy a sight or different experience, they will suggest and discuss with you changes to the itinerary. Enjoy discovering amazing spots in Edinburgh that you don't know about and are difficult to find in any guidebook or on the Internet, because they are lesser known to the crowd but beloved by locals. The day revolves around your wishes so enjoy your private tour and let your local show you the Edinburgh you will love.

Edinburgh: 3-Hour Walking Tour

3. Edinburgh: 3-Hour Walking Tour

On this walking tour of Edinburgh, you will get an in-depth look at the city. Your guide will take you on a journey full of history, literature, gastronomy, and nightlife. You will learn the fascinating history and culture of the capital of Scotland. This is a fun and entertaining tour that will give you insight into this historic city and help you make plans for your stay in Edinburgh. During your walking tour, you will make stops that are off the traditional routes while ensuring that you get to see the forgotten areas of Edinburgh. This tour will take you through Old Town and its intricate alleyways to see some of its most emblematic buildings and characters. You will also get to see the New Town, the picturesque Victoria Street, Grassmarket, and the chilling cemetery of Greyfriars, to finish touring the most representative buildings of the University of Edinburgh, one of the oldest and most prestigious in the world.

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What people are saying about Edinburgh Castle

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 6 reviews

A thoroughly enjoyable and knowledgeable guide who customized our introduction to Edinburgh in important and impactful ways. She really listened to our father/daughter trip needs, got to know us, and tailored the experience above and beyond (and much of that began far before the tour). We specifically sought out her tour and booked it so we could be walking with her within hours of arriving in Edinburgh - it was the perfect beginning to our stay here. We highly recommend Jen!

What an AMAZING & AWESOME tour of Edinburgh with the most wonderful guide (Sareena) We were a group of 2 and from the moment we set off, Sareena made us feel sooo welcome and comfortable. The weather was drizzly at times but that's Scottish weather for you. Sareena was very passionate and a carries a wealth of knowledge of the city. We would recommend this tour to whomever visits Edinburgh. 5*

Met by friendly staff. I loved the fact that the tour guide had headphones as we did so that we could hear what she was saying. A defo plus. The tour was of interest with additional information thrown in as well as being able to extend on info when asked further questions. I think my tour guide was Nicky!

The guide Serena was brilliant in explaining every detail in the tour. And thank her for going round at a steady pace so we could all keep up unlike some tours I've been on before it made a very enjoyable day out

Incredibly fun and informative tour, would highly recommend. Our host Nicky had such an impressively vast knowledge which she shared in an really entertaining fashion. Amazing afternoon, thank you!