A tour of Scotland’s capital is an absolute must for any inquisitive and enthusiastic traveller in search of their next adventure. Built on a cluster of seven hills on the idyllic east coast, Edinburgh embraces visitors with an eclectic variety of sights and culture, not to mention the wealth of singularly unique history. And there’s no better way to see this iconic location than through the eyes of someone who calls it home. That’s where TRIPorganiser comes in. Prepare to experience Edinburgh like no one else, and create unique memories in the city of a thousand tales.
If the weather chooses to cooperate, we suggest starting our tour at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Calton Hill, located in the heart of the city centre. With its Athenian acropolis framing the skyline, the site is a real treasure of the capital. From there, you can enjoy an incredible view of the hustle and bustle below, with an endless variety of both old and new rolling out as far as the eye can see; Edinburgh could easily be described as one huge attraction in itself. Around every corner and down every winding wynd, there’s something exciting to discover, explore and admire. Whether you’re visiting the medieval Old Town, which is situated on a volcanic mountain, or the Georgian New Town, the historical vibes are sure to transport you to another world.
But it’s impossible for Edinburgh’s rich history to be experienced in a single day – the Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, the St Giles’ Cathedral and Holyrood Palace are only a fraction of the cultural offerings in this enchanting city. Whether it’s a visit to the acclaimed National Museum of Scotland, the King’s Theatre, or if you’re very lucky, the world-renowned Fringe Festival, there’s ALWAYS something going on, as a celebration of tradition, or the birth of a new trend.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica dedicates one enormously decisive chapter to the history of Edinburgh, all of which is waiting to be explored and uncovered. It’s this heritage that has fed endless amounts of inspiration to creative residents, artists and writers throughout the centuries, including Robert Burns and J K Rowling. When visiting the city, it’s clear to see how fantastical stories and characters such as Sherlock Holmes, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, and Harry Potter found their footing here.
Whatever wonders you’d like to visit, our three-hour bespoke tour, guided by expert locals, is the perfect way to explore the city. Prepare to take in the sights as they were meant to be experienced in our Edinburgh City trip; walking on Edinburgh’s charming cobblestones as we guide you through a maze of streets and hidden gems. And to top off the day, why not make time for an authentic Scottish whisky or a pint of some famous craft beer?
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