Settled on seven volcanic hills, Edinburgh is a world heritage site known for its gothic architecture and rich culture. Discover the beauty of Scotland's capital as you explore the top tourist attractions with the help of your expert guide.
You'll kick off your day on the Royal Mile which starts and ends with two of the volcanic hills.at Arthur's Seat and Edinburgh Castle. You'll have the chance to explore the castle and even visit the remains of the ancient underground city. Stroll through the Old and New Town, seeing the incredible Victorian buildings that have gained Edinburgh a status as a World Heritage Site.
The capital has a great university and literary tradition with writers like Sir Walter Scott, Arthur Conan Doyle and the famed poet, Robert Burns, among those to grace the city. You'll admire the exterior of Holyrood Palace, discover two emblematic cathedrals and explore the gloomy Greyfriars Cemetery before tucking into lunch at the tavern where the character of Harry Potter was born.
Then, you'll take in the views of the city from Calton Hill and see the city from a whole new perspective before descending into the darkest corners of Edinburgh as you travel in the chilling ghost bus. This ghost bus ride will put a mysterious twist on the capital's history! You'll end your day with a fantastic friendship dinner in one of Edinburgh's most iconic restaurants which promises to be the perfect way to wrap up your day.
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