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  • The John Muir Way, near Dunbar, East Lothian
    The John Muir Way, near Dunbar, East Lothian
  • The Maid of the Forth sails by the Forth Rail Bridge
    The Maid of the Forth Pleasure Cruiser
  • A walker takes in the view of the Pentland Hills
    The Pentland Hills
  • The ‘Mad Monk’ holds a lantern in the shadow of St Giles High Kirk as part of the Witchery Tours
    Witchery Tours, the Royal Mile

There are a wide range of tours available in Edinburgh & The Lothians, and an Edinburgh bus tour is a great way to see the whole city. Edinburgh boasts a great variety of tours from city sightseeing buses to ghost walks, limousine rides and unique trike excursions. You can also venture further by minibus or coach to experience more of Scotland’s regions.

Edinburgh is a compact city meaning it is easy to see the sights on foot. Several organised walking tours provide a great insight into the history, culture and traditions of the capital. Stroll through the streets of Edinburgh with a knowledgeable guide, enjoy the opportunity to ask questions and meet fellow visitors along the way. Edinburgh boasts a rich history filled with stories of ghosts and ghouls and it is a great place to experience a mysterious underworld.

With several bus tours to choose from, there is no better way to travel between attractions than on an open-top sightseeing bus. Each is distinctive, providing a unique insight into the city, and with hop-on hop-off tickets valid for at least 24 hours you have the freedom to see the sights in your own time. Combination packages also make it easy for you to visit attractions such as the famous Edinburgh Castle in addition to using the buses.

Treat yourself to a trike tour of the city or enjoy a unique private tour to see Edinburgh & The Lothians from different perspectives. If you want to tour this region on the road, there are several companies offering a variety of options from chauffeur-driven limousines to trikes.

A visit to Scotland would not be complete without sampling a dram of the national drink and there is no better place to do this than a local distillery, such as the picturesque Glenkinchie Distillery in East Lothian with its fascinating exhibition. You can also enjoy a trip to the historic Rosslyn Chapel in Midlothian.

Why not take some time out of your city break to experience more of Scotland? From the breathtaking scenery of the Highlands to the individual character found on each of the islands, you are sure to be captivated by the country’s magnificent regions. Whether you want to head north to see towering mountain peaks or you wish to journey south to the borderlands, a whole range of companies run tours starting from Edinburgh. You can book many of these at the VisitScotland Information Centre on Princes Street.

Have a look at the listings and organise your tour in Edinburgh & The Lothians today.

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  1. Capercaillie Escapes

    Type

    Self Drive

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Capercaillie Escapes. We create bespoke self drive itineraries that take you off the beaten track so you experience our unique and wild country at a pace and route that is just right for you.

  2. Wild Tours Scotland Limited

    Type

    Wildlife Tour

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Wild Tours Scotland Limited - join us for a tour of the Wilder side of life. Wild Tours Scotland (WTS) is a company focused on the wild aspects of Scotland and run one day wildlife tours. See www.wildtours.org for details.

  3. Gradings

    • 4 Tour
    4 Tour

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    'The Witchery Tours' take a light-hearted look at Edinburgh's darker side, with tales of Witchcraft, Murder, Plague and Body snatching, told by your ghostly guides Adam Lyal (deceased) and Alexander Clapperton (also deceased).

  4. Absolute Escapes Ltd

    Type

    Whisky Tour

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Absolute Escapes design self drive itineraries and private guided tours of the stunning Scottish Highlands and its magical Islands. We customise all our itineraries to your exact requirements based on our experience and knowledge of Scotland.

  5. Ruta Escocia

    Type

    Historical Tour

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Ruta Escocia

  6. Hooked On Walking

    Type

    Hiking Tour

    Gradings

    Whitburn

    At Hooked on Walking we are the Scottish Experts on Walking (and cycling) holidays throughout Loch Lomond, the Trossachs National Park, Perthshire and also on the Islands of Arran, Islay and Jura.

  7. Outlander Tours of Scotland

    Type

    Literary Tour

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Welcome to Outlander Tours of Scotland. Tours from one day to two weeks based on the books by Diana Gabaldon. Visit the site used in filming Outlander the TV Series. Private and shared tours available.

  8. Geek's Guide to Scotland

    Type

    Walking Tour

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Would you like to explore Edinburgh from a film, art & cultural perspective? The best live bus tour guides in Edinburgh will take you through the city with rich cultural history of Scotland! エンタテイメント分野で執筆する編集ライターが日本語ガイドを担当しています。

  9. Wild In Scotland Tours

    Type

    Coach Tour

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    "Wild in Scotland" provides fun-filled adventure tours of the Highlands and three Scottish islands, for young, independent travellers.

  10. Gradings

    • 5 Tour
    5 Tour

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Be a part of it and join a multi-award winning small group tour. Tour from 1-17 days throughout Scotland. Our friendly guides and small groups of 16 people maximum ensure an excellent customer experience. Guaranteed departures all year.

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