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Half-Day Private Glasgow Must-Sees Tour

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Enjoy our best-selling walking tour with a private guide. Discover the world famous Glasgow sights in one day and get a real feeling of the city!

You'll see learn about about the city's most famous landmarks, hear stories about its history and development, and find out lots of interesting and fun facts. We'll go at your pace, and you'll have chance to have a drink and a snack along the way.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: George Square, George and St. Vincent Sts., Glasgow Scotland

What happened to the statue of George III? What is the Statue of Liberty has to do with the square? Let's discover it together at the main city square where all the most important events take place.​

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Duke of Wellington Statue, 94 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3DN Scotland

What is one of the most bizarre monuments of Glasgow? What is the Scottish Highland National dress?
Find out these and moreabout the fascinating building of the Gallery of Modern Art which ha been a house to many different organisations.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Merchant City, Glasgow Scotland

The district where wealthy Tobacco lords of the 18-19th century had their sumptuous mansions. 

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Provand's Lordship, 3 Castle St., Glasgow G4 0RH Scotland

Where are the oldest civil building and ersatz-medieval house in Glasgow? What is Tontine faces? And why did Mary Queen of Scots stayed here? Let's find out!


Stop At: Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow Royal Infirmary Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0SF Scotland

The core of the historical part of Glasgow and one of the most recognised symbols of the city. 

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: The Necropolis, 50 Cathedral Square, Glasgow G4 0UZ Scotland

Inspired by a Parisian garden cemetery of the 19th century the Necropolis has become a landmark and the irreplaceable feature of Glasgow townscape.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Tolbooth Steeple, Glasgow Green, Glasgow G1 5QA Scotland

What do ‘tron’ and ‘gait’ mean? What rules had the prisoners of the tolbooth? What is the contribution of the Britain’s first practicing woman architect? The answers are all around us!


Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Glasgow Green, 90 Greendyke Street, Glasgow G1 5DB Scotland

Where is the largest terracotta fountain? Which Benjamin Franklin invention can you encounter in the park? Who flew over the Glasgow Green for the first time ever? For answers follow us!


Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: People's Palace and Winter Gardens, Glasgow Green, Glasgow G40 1AT Scotland

Once built for the workers of the East End of Glasgow this magnificent building has become a home for a collection that tells a story of its people and beautiful glasshouse that can compare to the one in the Botanics!

Pass By: St Andrew's Cathedral Glasgow, Clyde Street, Glasgow G1 4JY Scotland

How did St Andrew become a patron of Scotland? Why the Irish immigrated into Glasgow in the mid 19th century? Who delayed the building of the Cathedral? We'll unveil these mystreries and more on our way!


Stop At: St Enoch Shopping Centre, St. Enoch Centre 55 St. Enoch Square, Glasgow G1 4BW Scotland

Why St Enoch is as important as the patron of Glasgow St Mungo?
Why does Glasgow celebrate its subway system and how old is it?
What do you need to do to participate in Subcrawl?


Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Templeton's Carpet Factory, 62 Templeton Street, Glasgow G40 1DA Scotland

Why does it resemble Moscow Kremlin and what first lady had a Templeton carpet in her home? The answers are yet to come!


Pass By: Buchanan Street, Glasgow Scotland

Who were Tobacco Lords? Who is the most renowned Glasgow architect and where can his works be found? Why Nelson Mandela is grateful to Glasgow?


Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Multi-lingual guide (English, Spanish, Russian)
  • Please note that this is a walking tour without vehicle
  • Glasgow Port (Greenock) pickup and return by private vehicle can be arranged for additional cost on request
  • We can arrange vehicle hire for the tour for additional cost on request
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Inclusions
  • Complimentary Tea or Coffee during scheduled break
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel Meet & Greet (City Centre - within a walk to George Sq only)
  • Private walking tour
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges


Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Meet / drop-off from locations outside of City Centre (within a walk from George Sq)


Departure Point
George Square, Glasgow, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
If you're staying within 15 mins walk of the centre of Glasgow (George Square), our guide can meet you at your hotel.
We can organise an executive vehicle and a driver to meet and greet you in the port in Greenock morning, take you in comfort and style to Glasgow city where you will meet your personal tour guide. After some wonderful Glasgow sightseeing, we'll get you safely back aboard later that afternoon.
Up to 4 people  - £ 80 (E Class Mercedes, Audi A6 or similar)
Up to 7 people  - £ 95 (people carrier)
We can also organise an executive vehicle and a driver to meet and greet you at the Glasgow Airport and take you in comfort and style to Glasgow city where you will meet your personal tour guide.
Up to 4 people - £ 30 (E Class Mercedes, Audi A6 or similar)
Up to 7 people - £ 38 (people carrier)


Ports

  • Greenock




Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Glasgow Must Sees for 6-10 5/2/2019 - 6/2/2023
Monday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Tuesday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Thursday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Friday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Saturday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Sunday:10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Glasgow Must Sees for 3 4/19/2021 - 6/2/2023
Monday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Tuesday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Thursday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Friday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Saturday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Sunday:10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Glasgow Must Sees for 5 4/19/2021 - 6/2/2023
Monday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Tuesday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Thursday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Friday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Saturday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Sunday:10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Glasgow Must Sees for 4 4/19/2021 - 6/2/2023
Monday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Tuesday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Thursday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Friday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Saturday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Sunday:10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Glasgow Must Sees for 1-2 4/19/2021 - 6/2/2023
Monday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Tuesday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Thursday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Friday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Saturday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Sunday:10:00 AM - 02:00 PM


Duration
5 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Glasgow Private Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.