Long known as a center of education in its home country, the Scottish capital city of Edinburgh is a cultural bonanza that comes with all the right ticks on the traveler’s checklist: well-preserved medieval sites, great food, and a wide variety of festivals of culture, all wrapped up in some of the most amazing natural landscapes found around a major capital. Experience the vibrant beauty of Edinburgh, Scotland now with our 2015 tours and activities!
Jump onto a City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop On Hop Off Tour and explore the best sights of the city from atop an open top double decker bus. Discover the Old Town of Edinburgh, see the Grassmarket, marvel at Castle Rock, and view Edinburgh Castle. Gaze along the Royal Mile that connects the Castle to the Palace of Holyrood House. View these among 11 stops in total and admire the landmarks from your vantage point in your tour bus, or disembark and venture closer so you can have a better look.
Dive into the supernatural with an Edinburgh Ghost Walking Tour. The city has been dubbed among the most haunted places in the world, and this tour takes you on a journey into some of the darkest, ghostliest locations in the area. Learn more about the phantom piper and headless drummer of Edinburgh Castle. Find out about the life of Deacon Brodie at Makars' Court and learn about the dichotomous man who was the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson when he wrote The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Wander about Haunted Alleys, Mary King’s Close, and Bell’s Wynd. Visit a graveyard and a haunted pub.
No trip to Scotland would be complete without a taste of some of the most famous whisky in the world! Enter the Highland Whisky Experience and travel to Glenturret, the oldest distillery in Scotland, where you can taste the Famous Grouse, the best-selling whisky in the country.