Edinburgh: Full-Day City Center Shore Excursion

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Enjoy an 8-hour shore excursion of the ancient city of Edinburgh, and visit historic Edinburgh Castle. Learn all the secrets of the Royal Mile, visit the majestic Royal Yacht Britannia and much more.


  • Visit Edinburgh Castle, named the UK's top heritage attraction.
  • Marvel at the baroque architecture of the Palace of Holyroodhouse!
  • Explore the Royal Yacht Britannia.
  • Take a stroll along the famous Royal Mile, with the Castle standing at the top.
  • See some of the famous 'wynds' (alleys) off the Royal Mile


Discover the sights of Edinburgh on a full-day shore excursion, departing from all Edinburgh ports. Our first stop is the Royal Yacht Britannia (payable extra), the former royal yacht of the British monarchy. Then take a round-trip tour of the city centre, and continue onto the Royal Mile to visit historic Edinburgh Castle (payable extra). Learn all about its history, and see the famous Stone of Destiny; the traditional crowning seat of the ancient Scottish monarchs. Then, enjoy some free time for refreshments and explore the Royal Mile, the city’s oldest street. Discover one of the many atmospheric “closes” or alleys running off the backbone of the Royal Mile. See attractions such as St. Giles Cathedral, the Scottish Parliament building and the Palace of Holyrood House, the official Scottish residence of the Royal Family.


Luxury modern air-conditioned coach Knowledgeable driver-guide

Important Information

  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated provided the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them with boarding and disembarking the coach. This is a Shore Excursion and therefore designed for cruise ship passengers only

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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