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Da Vinci Code and Scottish Borders Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh

By: Rabbie's
From US$45,50
Highlights
  • Scottish borderlands tour perfect for fans of The Da Vinci Code
  • Get insights into the mysteries, legends, and myths surrounding this area
  • Travel in a comfortable minivan with someone else taking care of navigation
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Da Vinci Code and Scottish Borders Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
From US$45,50
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1-day tour of Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish Borders
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1-day tour of Rosslyn Chapel & Scottish Borders
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Overview
Explore some of The Da Vinci Code’s real-life mysteries with this guided tour through the Scottish borderlands. Learn about the mystery of Rosslyn Chapel, the Holy Grail, and Melrose Abbey. Listen to your guide’s commentary bring historical figures such as Robert the Bruce, the Knights Templar, and the Cistercian Monks to life. On the way, enjoy the scenery as someone else handles the driving.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group in central Edinburgh to begin your adventure. Enjoy the scenery from your luxury minivan as you travel to your first stop: Scott’s View.

Have your camera ready for views over the Eildon Hills and the Tweed Valley, including the Roman ruins. Move on to the town of Melrose, situated on the River Tweed. Take a walking tour to learn about the English invasion and stop by Melrose Abbey, where the heart of Robert the Bruce is buried. Hear about the abbey’s founding in the 12th century, and its connection to the Knights Templar and the Cistercians. Enjoy free time to explore or purchase your own lunch.

Next, it’s on to the 15th-century Rosslyn Chapel, which featured prominently in The Da Vinci Code. Your guide will help decode the provocative symbolism in the chapel’s stonework.

Return to Edinburgh for drop-off back at Waverley Bridge.
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1 - 5 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Scotland Vacation

Had a great driver, small group, and fun day. Rosslyn Chapel and the Melrose Abbey were great sights to see. Left on time and got back on time. Seen some beautiful landscapes and livestock along the way.

Thank Scott H
Rabbie's, Public Relations Manager at Rabbie's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Scott, It's great to hear that you had such a fun day with us, we're glad you enjoyed it! We hope to see you again, Aimee

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Scotland Vacation

We were in a small group and driver was very nice and told us all about where we were at and going at all times. Found toilets for some of us that drank to much coffee. The group gathering area was easy to find. Seen...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 1 week ago
Visit to the Rosslyn Chapel.

We took a city bus from Edinburgh to the Rosslyn Chapel. At the site one can purchase a booklet that tells the history of the Chapel. As you look around the chapel, you can see all of the significant carvings. In the basement are interesting...More

1  Thank kruemp
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fun and entertaining!

Our driver, Bob, had excellent knowledge of the locations and provided plenty of laughs. There was plenty of time at each stop to enjoy the location. We liked it so much, when a tour we had with another company was canceled, we filled the spot...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rabbie's, Public Relations Manager at Rabbie's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Fantastic, thanks so much for joining us, we're glad you enjoyed it! All the best, Aimee

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent trip

Excellent trip to Rosslyn Chapel and Melrose Abbey with Rabbie's. The tour guide (Ewan) was informative and a really nice lad and the tour well organised and easy. Overall a thoroughly nice day and would highly recommend.

1  Thank stephenjwalker33
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Travis P
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Response from Chief1500 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to ask the vendor because we walked to the meeting site and it is near the train station. It is a great tour but check the return time so your not late getting back to the ship.
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