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Day tours from Edinburgh

Gibraltar
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Day tours from Edinburgh

We shall be staying for a week (4-11 August'13) in Edinburgh. We are two mature couples travelling to Scotland for the first time.I would like some advice on the best options for same day trips to get to know the usual sights and scenery. We are allowing about 100 pounds per day trip per couple, and we would like to do atleast two during our stay. We've already got our Military Tatoo tickets but would like some more suggestions on things to do in Edinburgh ( besides the obligatory shopping !! ) We will be based in the Waterloo Place area.

Thanks

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James Christie Photography - Edinburgh Photography Tours Limited
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1. Re: Day tours from Edinburgh

If you look at the Green bar at the top of this page you will see a "Things to do" tab which gives loads of information of what there is to do and see in Edinburgh with suggested itineraries for 3 days, museums and galleries, churches, gardens, ghost tours etc etc. Have a browse and see what takes your interest.

The Fringe festival will also be on during your visit so the city will be alive with street theatre, shows of comedy, dance, music and theatre with literally thousands of events to choose from without ever leaving the city. http://www.edfringe.com/

For day tours have a look at www.rabbies.com and timberbush-tours.co.uk/our-tours/… for small group tours with highly rated guides and a variety of itineraries to choose from. Alternatively you could hire a car between the four of you and do an itinerary of your own choosing.

Gibraltar
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2. Re: Day tours from Edinburgh

Thanks for the info.

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3. Re: Day tours from Edinburgh

The above small group tour companies have great itineraries, are reasonably priced and are very traveler friendly. I've taken tours by both companies and thoroughly enjoyed them. The driver/guides and the number of the people on the tour make it a friendly experience no matter what your age.

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