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Edinburgh - Scotland's Medieval Spectacle

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Immerse yourself in this Scottish spectacle, renowned across the globe for its rugged beauty, welcoming locals, complex history and tasty cuisine. Explore the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle, experience genuine Scotch Whiskey & live like the queen at The Royal Yacht Britannia. Edinburgh’s medieval town is small enough to walk anywhere you need to go, but its modern city is immense enough to keep you coming back for more.

Tour Features:

  • Take a ride through the history of the world-famous drink that is Scotch Whiskey with a whiskey history tour
  • Skip-the-line entry into the hauntingly beautiful Edinburgh Castle
  • Step-by-step itinerary and destination info crafted by WSA travel experts to optimize your Edinburgh experience
  • Stay in Edinburgh's top hostel, located in the heart of the city
  • Option: Get the royal treatment with exclusive entrance to the Royal Yacht Britannia
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Day 1 - Welcome and Arrival

Take today to arrive to the hostel, check in and relax. Strike out on the town to our recommended restaurants and nightlife venues.

Day 2 - Exploring Edinburgh's Old Town

Climb the Royal Mile up to the Edinburgh Castle. Tour this magnificent fortress overlooking all of Edinburgh. Meander down the town's main drag and pop into the Scottish Parliament. Grab a snack because we're climbing Arthur's Seat next!

Day 3 - Checking out the New Town

Take your extra time to explore the modern expansion of Edinburgh. Connect out of town as necessary for your travel arrangements.

 


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Colleen Maloney, Bridgewater State University

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Last weekend a group of my friends and I all did the Budapest guided tour with Bogi and I can honestly say it was the best time so far during this study abroad experience! The best part was that everything was planned and directions to get around were clear so it was a completely stress free...

Colleen Maloney, Bridgewater State University ~ University of Limerick, Spring 2016

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