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Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Edinburgh Private Tour

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This is not just another city tour; this is the best of Edinburgh from a unique perspective! Get to know Edinburgh on a city tour that gives you the perfect overview, with city highlights, hidden gems, storytelling, and a local treat - this tour has it all!

Forget about big touristy groups and the crowds; it's time to see Edinburgh at its best but from the eyes of a local. Check out main landmarks like Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, Greyfriars Kirkyard and uncover hidden gems and city secrets with the help of a knowledgeable local guide. And the cherry on top, a local treat is included.

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems Private City Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Scotland

After you meet your local guide outside The Tron Bar, you will head together towards this hidden gem. Explore the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Discover collections relating to Scottish antiquities, culture and history, and the adjacent Royal Museum, with collections covering science and technology, natural history, and world cultures.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Greyfriars Kirkyard, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland

Wonder in this cemetery from the 16th century. Hear the famous story about Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal dog who guarded his master's grave.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Discover this historic market place and nowadays event space in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. In relation to the rest of the city it lies in a hollow, well below surrounding ground levels. Stop by a local's favourite inn nearby and grab something to eat if you feel hungry.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Diagon Alley, Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1 2JW, UK

A fact true Potterheads are probably already aware of, if you type Diagon Alley into Google maps it will direct you to Victoria Street - even though the Diagon Alley plaque and mural are actually on Candlemaker Row.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Estatua David Hume, Calle Royal Mile, Edinburgh Scotland

Local tradition dictates that a touch of David Hume’s toe will bring good luck, though the practice ironically defies the philosopher’s vehement rejection of superstition.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Scottish Parliament, Horse Wynd / Canongate, Royal MIle, Edinburgh EH99 1SP Scotland

Visit the square which came into existence in 1632 as a forecourt to the Parliament House on the old graveyard of St Giles Kirk.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PA Scotland

Get to know more about the lives of three of the foremost Scottish writers: Robert Burns, Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

There has been a royal castle on the rock since at least the reign of David I in the 12th century. Discover this unique place before hearing the final recommandations of your guide at the end of your tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Post Covid-19 regulations are applied to this product with regards to the number of participants, delivery methods of the tour and content of the tour.
  • 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
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
Inclusions
  • 1 alcoholic drink: beer
  • Local Guide
  • Private Tour
  • Due to post Covid-19 policy this tour has a limited amount of participants
  • Tips and tricks about the local way and information on Covid-19 regulations from our local guide
  • Your local host will reach you to make sure all precautionary measures are taken
  • Private experience only for you and your family/friends with social distance involved


Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food & beverages not listed as inclusions


Duration
3 hours

Return Details
Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1, UK


Voucher Info
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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Withlocals 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.