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8 Apr 2018
“Old town tour with Fiona!”
15 Sep 2017
“Australian Dave was awesome!”
The perfect way to discover Edinburgh and its secrects.Historical, funny and scary tours. Languages availables: English, Spanish and Italian.
Cerrado de Forma Temporal | 154, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
Old Town
+44 7835 997975
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Fiona took us through the old town tour- she was an amazing story teller and full of enthusiasm! My mum and I only had one day in Edinburgh, so making the most of it was important to us! It was Fiona’s ability to keep everyone...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Naomi A
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We signed up for the Sandemans free walking tour in Edinburgh and it was the best thing we could have done. I highly recommend it. Our tour guide was Australian Dave and he was so funny and informative that we felt like we were participating...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank S L
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Certainly was very impressed with the city as a whole, friendly people, reasonable enough prices, and quite compact, the only downside was it was a little over hilly, but I'm not complaining!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Jane was the best guide while we were visiting the old town. Event ought the weather was cold she was able to keep our moods warm! Thanks!!!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Tita32
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Had the most amazing tour guide (Naomi) for the free Old Edinburgh walking tour, brought to the town by Sandemans. I hope that every single person in our group tipped her, because she was so engaging. Her style and flair when telling stories about Edinburgh's...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Amy S
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The tour guide was super he made it fun and interesting, we had a great tour despite most of use knowing Edinburgh in our meetup group, we joined some others and the weather stayed dry until the end. He was informative, freindly and made it...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Mike gave us a very informative tour about Edinburgh. Loved the history, the stories and much, much more! Definitely spend 2 hours with him! Gratuity suggested to pay for his daily expenditures! Free tour otherwise.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 10 October 2012

I followed the Free Tour with this company and it was really amazing! The guide explained to us very clear and funny the history of the city. I really enjoyed it!

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed 4 June 2012

Amazing stores, rally à great tour. Ask for Peter if you go through Edinburgh. Thans!!

Thank O G
Reviewed 29 March 2011

I did reserve 2 tours with them some days in advance cause I had very short time and wanted to make sure to enjoy the best... I got confirmation via email about the meeting time and point. Just the afternoon before I left, I've been...More

Date of experience: March 2011
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syptours, Gerente at Real Tours Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2011

We are very sorry about having to cancel your italian walking tour.As we adviced you on our cancellation email was a health problem with our italian tour guide that we could not expect to happen, therefore that was the reason why you were adviced with...More

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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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