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Highlights Of Edinburgh

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Travel at your own pace on this small group walking tour focusing on historical, cultural, and architectural sights.

Highlights of Edinburgh

This popular small group tour is led by Stuart Usher, a highly recommended and knowledgeable tour guide. This Edinburgh tour covers most of the major historical sites of interest available.

The tour begins at Usher Hall, gifted to Edinburgh and Scotland by Stuart Usher's family. Stuart presents his extensive knowledge of Edinburgh's history, architecture, and famous people in an informative, personable, enjoyable, and humorous manner.

Visit the famous Royal Mile and other sites while Stuart keeps you amused and entertained with stories of famous characters associated with Edinburgh. Enjoy anecdotes about characters such as the great historical romance author, Sir Walter Scott; inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell; creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; writer of the original Jekyll and Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson; and Deacon Brodie.

Some of the buildings associated with these characters and other major historical sites of interest will be visited, including the beautiful St. Giles Cathedral. In the world famous National Galleries, view paintings from old masters such as Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Raphael, Titian, and others, while Stuart gives his personal insights into the paintings.

Join this one-of-a-kind Glasgow tour that offers unique insight into Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland.

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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $59.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic
Tour Duration
3 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
The Usher Hall
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Special Instructions
Comfortable, weather appropriate clothing with closed toe walking shoes.
Guests must be physically healthy enough to walk up and down some stairs and hills. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.