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City Explorers Free Tour

Open Now: 10:00 - 15:00
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City Explorers Free Tour
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Our Edinburgh FREE Walking Tour is both informative and fun and offer something for everyone. The FREE Tour starts every day on The Royal Mile, just in front of The Royal McGregor (154 High Street).
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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160 High Street | In front of The Royal Mc Gregor, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a wonderful tour with Roisin around Edinburgh, she was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and funny. She answered all questions and informed us of the great history of Edinburgh. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Did the free city explorer walking tour with Stephanie. It was a great look around the old town, full of information and ideas for planning our trip. Steph kept our teens entertained with lots of amazing stories and Harry Potter references. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FionaLouiseSinclair
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a fun and informative tour of a very chilly Edinburgh today with our guide Kenny. He was extremely enthusiastic and engaging in how he presented the history of the Old Town and of Scotland. He also gave us some great tips for places...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 2TsTravelling
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide, Kenny, was birlliant! We had a good time walkign around town and he was able to explain history and some interesting facts of the city. Free walking tour is something I always try to do when visiting a new city, I feel it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank renatalma
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide Eva was fun, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Really enjoyed the tour, highly recommend it if you're in Edinburgh.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marie S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We finished our tour with Stephanie just an hour ago and have nothing but fantastic things to say she was animated and excited about her city which in turn made us. Very informative and fun. I would highly recommend this to any tourist wanting some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eduard D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour, the tour guide (Steph) was really friendly and knowledgeable, would definatley recommend this tour!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the guided tour last night ( Saturday 8/12) with guide Stephanie - a very informative and brilliantly entertaining tour, a very polished performance from Steff who really should be on the stage. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hmd251
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Edinburgh for the first time and decided to join a free walking tour to get to know the city. Being so lucky and having Alasdair as our tour guide, we got an interesting and super-entertaining insight in the town's history, learnt amusing facts...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DoratheexplorerXx
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a free ghost tour but you can "tip" your tour guide at the conclusion of the tour! We were looking for a tour that was spooky and told of history of the area and this was definitely it! Stephanie our tour guide was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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
...More
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laurabU9510JY
28 September 2018|
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Response from Natalie T | Reviewed this property |
Hey! They have quite a few tours, so it depends on which tour you are choosing. For instance, the intro to Edinburgh/ old town tour has 3 times per day. I googled city explorers free tour and found their website with all... More
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sharongX8185QS
6 July 2018|
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Response from jdr109 | Reviewed this property |
I found the walking pace leisurely and the guide certainly waits for everyone to catch up - maybe the pace depends on the group that forms? There are some steps to go up and down.
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