Old Town activities, tickets and more

Tours & Sightseeing

Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Edinburgh Castle Entry

Explore Edinburgh with a hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket, and see the city's royal sights at your own pace. An easy and convenient way to experience the Scottish capital, this unique ticket offers unlimited travel on 3 different tour bus routes for 48 hours. Enjoy 360-degree panoramic views from the top deck of the bus, informative audio commentary, and the flexibility to hop on and off at any of the well-placed stops dotted around the city. This ticket also includes admission to noteworthy royal attractions  Edinburgh Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
2 days
Cultural & Theme Tours

Edinburgh Walking Tour, Skip-the-Line Edinburgh Castle Access

Pack in history, mystery and local flavor on this 2-hour walking tour of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Follow an informative guide into Old Town’s labyrinth of cobblestone alleyways and tenements, part of a UNESCO World Heritage site, and find secret places you’d never discover on your own. As you pass St Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square and John Knox House, hear about Edinburgh’s colorful and turbulent past. Follow this great introduction to the Royal Mile with a tour of Edinburgh Castle and learn how this iconic fortress shaped the country’s history.
2.25 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Murder and Mystery Walking Tour of Edinburgh

Take a look at Edinburgh's dark side, including tales of witchcraft, plague and torture on this Murder and Mystery Walking Tour of Edinburgh. Visit the scenes of many horrific tortures, murders and supernatural happenings as you walk along eerie alleyways an creepy courtyards of the Old Town. Your ghostly guide will blend history with humor and facts with fables, while "jumper-ooters" provide guaranteed ghastly appearances.
1.25 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Underground Vaults Historical Walking Tour in Edinburgh

Discover the underground vaults of Edinburgh city! Far below the busy, bustling Edinburgh streets there lies a dark, quiet and forgotten place. These wonderful dark rooms of arched ceilings, fireplaces and 18th century wine vaults lie beneath the South Bridge, one of the city's main thoroughfares.
1.25 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Prague Airport Private Arrival Transfer with City Tour

Take a private transfer upon arrival at Prague airport and enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver. Skip the stress of navigating through the city and relax on your 25- to 40-minute transfer from the airport to the city center. Discover Prague on a city walking tour later during your stay and visit Prague Castle as well as the city's famous historical quarters such as Old Town, Jewish Quarter and Lesser Town.
30 minutes
Cultural & Theme Tours

Edinburgh Haunted History Walking Tour

See Edinburgh’s shady side. The gruesome and the glorious. The ghostly and the ghastly. This 2-hour tour is a wickedly entertaining walk on the wild and dark side of the Scottish capital. Explore the spots where murders, monsters and mayhem have become things of legend, and visit Old Calton Burial Ground or Canongate Kirkyard, two of Edinburgh’s most chilling cemeteries. Throughout the tour, hear real-life tales of witches, body-snatchers, vampires, cannibals and more from your entertaining guide.
2 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Edinburgh 1.5-Hour Ghost and Gore Walking Tour

There are ghoulish goings-on in the ancient city of Edinburgh on this spine-tingling 1.5-hour tour, and the city’s spirits seem more restless than ever! Head up to the Royal Mile at dusk and meet the ghost of long-deceased Mr Clapperton — Edinburgh’s old cemetery director. Explore the cobbled passageways beneath Edinburgh Castle and hear tall tales from the city’s dark past. Keep your wits about you and enjoy a light-hearted look back in time through Edinburgh’s history. You never know who, or what, may leap out from the shadows...!
80 minutes
Private & Custom Tours

Private Half-Day Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini

Not every visitor has the time to spend on a full-day tour, so pick the perfect solution of a 4-hour morning or afternoon private tour. Zip around Edinburgh in a compact Mini Cooper to see all the local and hidden sights, including the landmarks too. Finish off you tour with a fantastic lunch or supper at one of the best local places in Edinburgh. In our Mini Cooper, you will enjoy an intimate experience of Edinburgh.
4 hours
Multi-day & Extended Tours

Highlands, Edinburgh, and Loch Ness 3-Day Tour from London

A 3-Day Rail Tour to Scotland including an open-top city tour of Edinburgh, a visit to Edinburgh Castle and a day tour of the Highlands to see Loch Ness.
3 days
Shore Excursions

Edinburgh Shore Excursion: City Highlights Tour

When your cruise ship arrives in Edinburgh, get to know Scotland’s capital on this full-day shore excursion. Board a comfortable coach and enjoy a panoramic tour of Edinburgh’s highlights as a prelude to three of its headline acts. Explore medieval Edinburgh Castle, once residence to Scotland’s monarchs; tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, the former floating home of Queen Elizabeth II; and pause for a photo stop at Holyrood Palace, the Queen’s official Scotland residence. Free time for lunch (own expense) and to explore the Royal Mile provide the finishing touches. Entrance fees not included. Ship: Crown Princess10/05, 22/05, 03/06, 15/06, 27/06, 09/07, 21/07, 02/08, 14/08, 26/08, 07/09, 19/09Ship: Norwegian Pearl10/06Ship: Brilliance of the Seas20/07Ship: Pacific Princess15/08, 23/08Ship: Norwegian Spirit18/09
8 hours