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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

Experience Glasgow's top sights on a scenic bus tour while enjoying delicious treats. Be served a sophisticated afternoon tea menu of British snacks and upgrade your experience with a refreshing gin cocktail served in a teapot. Learn about the main landmarks as you pass by. Hop on a vintage double-decker and get ready for a unique adventure. Sit back, relax, and delight your senses whilst taking in the sites that the city has to offer. Choose from either a traditional afternoon tea and coffee or add gin cocktails with aromatic herbs and dainty edible flowers. Take in popular locations such as the People's Palace, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, and the Transport Museum. Hear all about each place you pass from your onboard tour guide. Taste delicious sandwiches, petit fours, cupcakes, scones, and mini quiches, and sip on a glass of prosecco before you leave.

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 are the best day trips and excursions from Glasgow?

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What people are saying about Glasgow

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2,052 reviews

Brilliant day from start to finish, the hosts were amazing and got the crowd going. Loved the stop to the museum was really interesting would highly recommend you to all our friends, I would just say maybe a uniform or a Santa hat even, would make it more memorable. Definitely a 5 star ⭐️ experience all round. Merry Xmas Debs Susan and Nikki from Aberdeen

Great way to see sights of City and stop off at museums etc. Friendly drivers. Could do with timetable at every stop to plan visits better.

We had a good fun and a wonderful glimpse of the city thru' this... best way to do on a day trip to Glasgow

Great experience. Super professional lady driver. Great audio guides/explanations on board.

Good overview of Glasgow if you have limited time.