Day trip

Edinburgh: Full-Day City Center Shore Excursion

Activity provider: Timberbush Tours

Edinburgh: Full-Day City Center Shore Excursion

Activity provider: Timberbush Tours

From US$ 72.79 per person

Enjoy an 8-hour shore excursion of the ancient city of Edinburgh, and visit historic Edinburgh Castle. Learn all the secrets of the Royal Mile, visit the majestic Holyrood Palace and much more.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Edinburgh Castle, named the UK's top heritage attraction.
  • Marvel at the baroque architecture of the Palace of Holyroodhouse!
  • Explore Edinburgh's New Town and take in all of its Georgian Architecture.
  • Take a stroll along the famous Royal Mile, with the Castle standing at the top.
  • See some of the famous "wynds" (alleys) off the Royal Mile
Full description
Discover the sights of Edinburgh on a full-day shore excursion, departing from Edinburgh. Take a round-trip tour of the city center, and continue onto the Royal Mile to visit historic Edinburgh Castle, named the UK’s best heritage attraction in 2014. Learn all about its history, and see the famous Stone of Destiny; the traditional crowning seat of the ancient Scottish monarchs. Then, enjoy some free time for refreshments and to explore Castlehill, the city’s oldest street. Discover one of the many atmospheric “closes” or alleys running off the back-bone of the Royal Mile. See attractions such as St. Giles Cathedral and the Scottish Parliament building. Next, visit the Palace of Holyrood House, the official Scottish residence of the Royal Family. Learn the history of the baroque palace, best known as the home of Mary Queen of Scots. Finally, visit Duddingston Loch in Holyrood Park. Dates and Ship Names: • May 9 - Norwegian Star • May 13 - Regal Princess • May 18 - Regal Princess • May 22 - Norwegian Star • May 25 - Regal Princess • June 1 - Norwegian Jade • June 3 - Norwegian Star • June 6 - Regal Princess • June 18 - Regal Princess • June 30 - Regal Princess • July 6 - Nautica • July 12 - Regal Princess • July 18 - Brilliance of the Seas • July 24 - Regal Princess • July 29 - Norwegian Star • July 30 - Marina • August 5 - Regal Princess • August 12 - Norwegian Star • August 17 - Regal Princess • August 26 - Norwegian Star • August 29 - Regal Princess • September 6 - Norwegian Star • September 10 - Regal Princess • September 16 - Sirena • September 18 - Norwegian Star • September 22 - Regal Princess • October 4 - Regal Princess
Includes
  • Travel on a modern, comfortable coach.
  • Live commentary from your expert driver-guide.
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entry to attractions
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years

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South Queensferry Port Car Park

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Unfortunately this tour cannot accommodate children under 4 years old
  • Translations can be provided on request
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    5/5
  • Safety
    5/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    4/5

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May 24, 2019

Guides were knowledgeable and very professional.

June 18, 2019

Product ID: 53289