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Private Panoramic City Tour of Edinburgh
Tour Theme: Historic and Cultural Tours
This tour starts from: Edinburgh or South Queensferry
Duration: Half Day - 4 hours approx.
This is a Private Tour
This is an introduction tour to the highlights of Edinburgh. Explore the historic capital of Scotland with a private guide. We can offer a short private tour of just 2 hours or a half day tour of 4 hour. Pick up can be from your hotel, the airport or cruise ship.
First we take a panoramic tour of the New Town establish in 1767. Edinburgh city centre is a UNESCO heritage site so all its buildings are protected to keep its historic appearance. The New Town features some of Britain’s best Georgian Architecture. Some highlights include Charlotte Square, George Street, St Andrew’s Square, Princes st, Sir Walter Scott Monument, Views of the Old Town Skyline and more.
We then take a short break at Holyrood Palace, home to the Royal Family when the visit Edinburgh. Originally built in 1500s its most famous resident was Mary Queen of Scots. In contrast across the road you see the modern Scottish Parliament building. Continuing the tour we take a tour around Arthur’s seat with great views of the city and surrounding area.
Then we take a tour of the old town and travel up the Royal Mile. Called so because the castle at the top and palace at the bottom. Edinburgh old town has over a thousand years of history so there are many stories to tell. From the Cannongate we travel to High st and then see a statue of the hero dog of Edinburgh; Greyfriar’s Bobby.
The tour can end after this or we can continue with a visit to Edinburgh Castle, walking tour of the old town, or go down to the waterfront. For more details contact us via the booking form.
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