Edinburgh: Christmas Walking Tour with Gingerbread Treat

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Experience Edinburgh during the festive season on a walking tour from the Royal Mile to Princes Street. Feel the Christmas spirit at Castle Street Christmas Market, and try traditional gingerbread.


  • Experience the charm of Castle Street Christmas Market and its festive delights
  • Meander through Edinburgh's New Town and uncover local holiday traditions
  • Glide into the holiday spirit at the iconic Christmas ice rink on George Street
  • Soak in the festive spirit of Rose Street, adorned with many dazzling lights
  • Indulge in gingerbread at the Christmas Market in East Princes Street Gardens


Embark on a magical journey through Edinburgh's winter wonderland with this walking tour. Take a stroll on the Royal Mile to iconic spots like the Christmas ice rink, Rose Street, and the Castle Street Market. End with gingerbread delights at the East Princes Street Gardens' Christmas Market. Meet your guide on the Royal Mile, and head toward Edinburgh’s New Town to wander through the main Christmas locations in the city. Learn about the origins of these magical days in Scotland and how it is celebrated on the way. Witness the iconic George Street Christmas ice rink and Rose Street all decked out with countless lights to welcome the season. Next, check out the Castle Street Christmas Market, an outdoor market held in bright-colored gazebos, offering handcrafted gifts as well as food and drinks. Finally, head to the East Princes Street Gardens' Christmas Market in the heart of the city, showcasing the best in artisanal festive products and goods from local makers. Enjoy some gingerbread, and feel free to grab a mulled wine or a hot chocolate from the many stalls.


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