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Explore Edinburgh's holiday festivities

Edinburgh is beautiful all year around, but is even more magical around Christmas. Explore Edinburgh's New Town on this walking tour, and soak in the holiday festivities around you. We will start from St. Andrew's square and walk down the street admiring the beautiful Georgian buildings at George st. You will see the Dome with its Corinthian columns decorated for the season and the statue of King George IV wearing a kilt.

From Edinburgh
Online Experience
1 Hour
United Kingdom
Upto 10 people
English
Highlights
  • See the International Market set up for the holiday season
  • Watch the children meet the Santa at Santa Grotto
  • Enjoy the views of Edinburg Castle and Balmoral Hotel
Description

Edinburgh is beautiful all year around, but is even more magical around Christmas. Explore Edinburgh's New Town on this walking tour, and soak in the holiday festivities around you. We will start from St. Andrew's square and walk down the street admiring the beautiful Georgian buildings at George st. You will see the Dome with its Corinthian columns decorated for the season and the statue of King George IV wearing a kilt. Then, visit the Santa Grotto, where children come and meet the Santa. As we walk through the Princes Street Garden, see the giant Ferris wheel, Star flyer, and the beautiful International Market set up for the season.

Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Please sign in to the Zoom app five minutes prior to the beginning of the experience
  • This tour involves walking to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimise such disruptions
  • You can book this tour for 50 GBP for a group of 2 or as a private tour for 100 GBP and invite up to 10 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
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Mike O'Rourke is a Blue Badge Qualified guide and a member of the Scottish Tourist Guide Association. He is an experienced guide and has been guiding since 2012. Before guiding, he was a travel agent and had been planning tours for about 25 years. Mike is a keen enthusiast of Scottish History and Culture. He enjoys telling stories of William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots and other historical characters.


Joe Clifford is also a Blue Badge Qualified guide and a member of the Scottish Tourist Guide Association. He has been accredited and working as a self-employed tourist guide for 11 years. Joe works throughout Scotland and regularly perform city tours of Edinburgh. And before this, he has worked for three years with Historic Environment Scotland at their magnificent Stirling Castle as a guide.

From USD 68 / Group
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.