Glasgow Bus & minivan tours

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Glasgow: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

1. Glasgow: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Explore one of the most vibrant Scottish cities with a 1 or 2-day ticket to Glasgow’s hop-on and hop-off bus. Explore museums, art galleries, parks, buildings as well as shopping opportunities. You can get a family ticket that covers 2 adults along with 3 children between the ages of 5 and 15. In addition, the city’s pubs, cafés, bars and nightclubs help make Glasgow one of the new preferred destinations for short breaks. The visitor attractions and places of interest are spread throughout the city and the best way to visit the attractions and to see the city, is to step on one of the open-top tour buses for a fully guided tour round all the main sights. Jump off at any of the 21 stops, conveniently located for the Gothic Cathedral, the Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, the recently restored Kelvingrove Art Galleries, Glasgow University, Glasgow Green and Clydeside Distillery, among many other sights. Bus Route Itinerary:  Stop 1 - George Square Stop 2 - Glasgow Cathedral Stop 3 - Merchant City Stop 4 - Barras Market Stop 5 - Glasgow Green Stop 6 - St Enoch Stop 7 - St Vincent Place Stop 8 - Radisson Hotel Stop 9 - Argyle Street Stop 10 - Hilton Garden Inn Stop 11 - SECC Stop 12 - Clydeside Distillery Stop 13 - Riverside Museum Stop 14 - Kelvin Way Stop 15 - Byres Road Stop 16 - Kelvingrove Art Gallery Stop 17 - Kelvin Park Stop 18 - University of Glasgow Stop 19 - Charing Cross Stop 20 - Sauchiehall St Stop 21 - Theatre Royal Stop 22 - Buchanan Bus Station

Glasgow: Vintage Bus Tour with Afternoon Tea or Gin

2. Glasgow: Vintage Bus Tour with Afternoon Tea or Gin

Be served a sophisticated afternoon tea accompanied with a refreshing gin "pot-tail" (that is a cocktail in a teapot) of your choice, served from the onboard trolley bar. See the wonderful on-board staff for an array of choices. Sit back, relax and indulge your senses whilst taking in the magnificent sites that this great city has to offer. This is a real treat and an afternoon tea tour with a twist, putting a new slant on two traditional British classics. The daily tours operate at 12pm and 3pm, the tour lasts approx 70-90 minutes and departs from 36 Shuttle Street, Glasgow. Choose from either a traditional afternoon tea or add gin to your tour.

From Glasgow or Edinburgh: Scottish Whisky Tour

3. From Glasgow or Edinburgh: Scottish Whisky Tour

Discover the ultimate tour for whisky lovers and get a real taste of life in the Highlands and Scottish countryside. Your driver, a Scottish whisky ambassador, will share their knowledge and stories with you along the way, and may even stop for an extra dram or 2 along the way. Begin your adventure by heading across the Forth River and heading up to the Highlands where you will stop at your first distillery, the world-famous Dalwhinnie Distillery, which was built in 1897 and is Scotland's highest distillery. Break for lunch at the famous House of Braur, where you can also pick up gifts and souvenirs from your time in Scotland. Afterward, head to your second distillery, Blair Atholl, which is the oldest working distillery in Scotland and was founded in 1798. If time permits, stop at one more distillery on the way back to your hotel for one final tasting.

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What people are saying about Glasgow

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2,052 reviews

The best thing you would like about them is the frequency of buses. It went so smooth. The drivers were really helpful. For me it was like a piece of cake too because I was staying in city center. But nonetheless I definitely enjoyed two days with them.

This is a great option to get to know the city and to work out which sites you want to spend time at during your time here. Loved being able to listen to the commentary at each point around the point.

Great way to tour the city while hearing about the history and other information about Glasgow.

Great tour. Stevie was a great informative guide. Stunning scenery & plenty of stops.

Really nice if you want to do sight seeing around the city.