Edinburgh: Hop-On Hop-Off City or Britannia Bus Tour

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Discover the beautiful city of Edinburgh by sightseeing bus. Make your way to several major landmarks and points of interest and cover a lot of ground with your ticket that's valid for 24 hours.

Highlights

  • Listen to the onboard commentary and learn more about the Scottish capital
  • Get a fantastic view of the majestic Edinburgh Castle which towers over the city
  • Benefit from a variety of additional discounts and a bus ride to the Zoo
  • Explore the city in a fast and efficient way, with stops at several attractions

Description

Explore Scotland’s capital city with an enjoyable hop-on hop-off bus tour. Choose between the City Tour or Britannia Tour, depending on your itinerary of preference. See historical landmarks such as Edinburgh Castle, the iconic Royal Mile, and the Palace of Holyrood House and learn about their historic significance from the onboard audio commentary. Hop on the bus at the first stop at Waterloo Place and make sure to embark on the correct bus based on your Tour chosen: the Britannia and City Tour, depending on which attractions you would like to see. The City Tour will give you the chance to see the Scottish Parliament, Dynamic Earth, and Palace of Holyrood House, whereas Britannia takes in the Royal Botanic Garden, Royal Yacht Britannia, and Haymarket. From either the top deck or the interior of the bus, you can conveniently explore the city, catching a glimpse of some iconic buildings and sights. With your ticket, you will also receive additional perks and discounts such as discounted entry to the Holyrood Distillery, a bus ride to Edinburgh Zoo, and many more benefits. This is a 24-hour pass with stops at a variety of locations along several routes. The City Tour includes: • St Andrews Square • Lothian Road • Grassmarket • Lauriston Place • Johnston Terrace • Edinburgh Castle, Lawnmarket • National Museum of Scotland • Holyrood Distillery • Museum of Edinburgh • Scottish Parliament • Dynamic Earth • Palace of Holyrood House • Burns Monument The Britannia Tour includes the following stops: • St Andrew Square • Royal Botanic Garden • Newhaven Harbour • Royal Yacht Britannia • Water of Leith • Broughton Road • Stockbridge • The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art • Haymarket • Edinburgh International Conference Centre • Bread Street • Johnston Terrace • Edinburgh Castle

Includes

24-hour pass with unlimited rides Audio commentaries in 9 languages Bus ride to Edinburgh Zoo Discounted entry to Holyrood Distillery

Important Information

  • • The City Tour buses come every 10 minutes from 09:00 till 18:40 which is the last bus of the day • The Britannia tour buses come every hour from 09:00 till 18:00 which is the last bus of the day

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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