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The best Tours in Edinburgh City! Free Walking Tours, Craft Tours, Bike Tours… We combine ecologically friendly tourism with social responsibility to give back to our beloved city of Edinburgh what offers to us. Come check out City of Edinburgh with...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
Old Town
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Reviewed today

As far as castle tours go, this one has quite a bit to offer, including museums, dungeons, and panoramic views. The real treat was Adam Gloser, our tour guide. He is a fantastic story teller, is great with large groups, and found a perfect balance...More

Thank Connor S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour was Great!!!! Tour about Edinburgh, it’s history and stories! Really recommend to visit. It takes about 2 hours, and this time flies! The guide eas great! He told stories with some funny facts! It wasn’t boring at all.

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Reviewed yesterday

I´ve done a lot of tour in Europe, but this is best I ever been. Borja, was a Great storyteller, with lots of anecdotes :). BR

Thank pedrorodriguezdiez
Reviewed yesterday

I booked this based on the reviews, all I can say, they must have been on another tour! Waste of time and money. Nothing dark and mysterious about it, just a tour of parts of the city, which would have been better during the day...More

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Roberto_SNE, Social Media Executive at SANDEMANs NEW Europe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Sandra, Thank you very much for sharing your honest feedback with us and for joining our Dark Side Tour in Edinburgh. It is great to hear back from our guests because your feedback is what gives us the opportunity to improve our service. I...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely tour. David was informative and interesting. We took the old town tour, take any tour with him.

Thank EdnaNorthGalilee
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Book a tour with David (the Australian). He enthusiastic and keeps it fun. I would recommend booking a tour with him again.

Thank Elise K
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been in Edinburgh numerous times, but never took a walking tour. When I went with my cousin we decided to try one and we had a great experience! Our guide Angus was incredibly charismatic and well informed! We warmly recommend this tour to anyone...More

Thank alcontras
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Phenomenal tour with Angus! Highly recommend this country and highly recommend Angus!! Best tour ever. He is so passionate

Thank Cwfergus
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great way to view the city it allowed us to learn and to explore in a different way to what we would have alone it was enjoyable to partake in. Our tour guide Australian David was knowledgeable and funny and this help...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We scheduled a tour of the old town of Edinburgh for the morning of our first day in Edinburgh, and were glad to have done so. The tour included many locations and helped us decide where we would want to return. Our guide, Melanie, was...More

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Jasmine B
10 August 2018|
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Response from Roberto_SNE | Property representative |
Hi Jasmine, Many thanks for your question! I'm afraid that the guides don't carry card machines, so if you do wish to leave them a tip, the best way to do so is in cash. If you need to know anything else, please don't... More
Анна Ф
20 May 2018|
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Response from Roberto_SNE | Property representative |
Hi Анна Ф, As mentioned by Robert H and missindy, the train station in Edinburgh is Waverley, a 3 minute walk from our meeting point on the Royal Mile. However, I'm afraid that, at the moment, we don't run tours in Russian... More
Valeria A
14 May 2018|
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Response from Roberto_SNE | Property representative |
Hola Valeria, Muchas gracias por tu mensaje, ¡nos alegra mucho saber que disfrutaste del tour con Borja! Para valorar el tour, tienes que hacer clic en "SANDEMANs NEW Europe", arriba del todo en esta página. Después te... More