Quirky Edinburgh Old Town Tour

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Explore Edinburgh with a local tour guide who will show you the quirky side of this often serious city. This is an opportunity to experience this city unlike any other.


  • Enjoy a guide so local his birthplace is on the tour.
  • Explore the hidden gems in this popular destination.
  • Discover restaurants, pubs and shops off the beaten path.


This is a walking tour that is fun, educational, and different. It’s made of stories of real people and animals, treasured myths, literature and architecture, pitched to give you a look of an offbeat city which is surprisingly involved in world history while also on the edge of it all. You’ll hear; - How Scottish people invented the modern world. - How this city does not know how to treat her heroes. - How a disagreement over a chair in Edinburgh is responsible for bloody fighting. - How the buildings became strange. - How Edinburgh became a major cultural capitol of the world. You’ll see the major sites of the Old Town with recommendations for other interesting parts of the city to visit, and will end the tour ideally located to enjoy more.


Recommendations for places to eat and drink. Discounts at select establishments.

Important Information

  • This tour will take place regardless of weather. There are long sets of stairs on the tour. There are many hills.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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