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Edinburgh Self-Guided Audio Tour - Its History and Secrets

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Explore Edinburgh and walk through this charming historic city as you discover the winding, hilly streets of this glorious and ancient town! 

On this immersive guide narrated by an expert historian, we’ll visit the most famous historic buildings and architectural highlights. We’ll hear about the ancient tales that live in this city, as well as what it’s like to be a student at Edinburgh!  

We'll visit the most iconic spots such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Victoria Street, the National Museum and Barrie’s Close. Learn about the famous people that have lived in Edinburgh, and finish the tour by visiting Advocates Close to cap off this cultural adventure in this must-see picturesque city. 

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Stop At: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland

We begin towards the castle as we learn about its history and that of Edinburgh.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

We walk through the pulsing artery of Edinburgh as we discover its history.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Victoria Street, Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1, UK

The prettiest street that takes you up close to the delight of Scottish food culture.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland

We walk along the market street as we trace its history and a treacherous story.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Greyfriars Bobby, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE Scotland

We stop by the one of oldest and the most famous universities in the world.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Scotland

We stop by this stunning museum as we dig deeper into Scotland's art & culture scene.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1, UK

We stop by a lively spot as we peek into its notorious past!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Barrie's Close, 1-6 Parliament Square, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, UK

We discover more interesting nuggets from Edinburgh's history.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Mercat Cross, Parliament Square, Edinburgh Scotland

Market, Cathedral, and a bustling atmosphere, and a peek into the famous Fringe Festival.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Advocate's Close, 1 Advocates Close, Edinburgh EH1 1PQ Scotland

We stop by the most picturesque view of the City.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Avoid the crowds and explore Edinburgh at your own pace while adhering to social distancing regulations!
  • Access to your self-guided audio tour
  • Audio tour provided by a local or historian
  • Offline Mode: Download tours in advance to listen without WiFi
  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy sites, without getting lost
  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the spot for your perfect picture

  • Earphones
  • Mobile device
  • Edinburgh Castle Entrance Fees

Departure Point
Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1, UK

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/9/2020 - 6/14/2023
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

55 to 65 minutes

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 Vidi Guides 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. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.