Explore Edinburgh's Past: In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 10 km
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Duration 2h
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Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Unlock tales with an In-App Audio Tour
  • Admire Edinburgh Castle's royal past
  • Meet John Knox at his historic home
  • Discover Grassmarket's market history
  • Walk on the storybook Victoria Street
Embark on a historical journey through the heart of Scotland's capital with this self-guided audio tour. Perfect for history buffs and curious minds, this tour offers an immersive experience of Edinburgh's Old Town, brimming with tales and architectural splendor. The tour starts at the majestic Edinburgh Castle, perched on an ancient volcanic rock, and winds its way down to Grassmarket, an area with a vibrant past. Along the route, you'll encounter the picturesque Victoria Street, rumored to have inspired magical tales, and the peaceful Greyfriars Kirkyard, where history meets legend. The final point on this tour is the iconic St. Giles' Cathedral, a testament to centuries of faith and artistry. As you follow the easy-to-navigate path, you'll be introduced to captivating stories of the past, from the stern walls of Canongate Tolbooth to the intricate facades of historic houses. This tour not only guides you through the cobbled streets but also through time, unraveling the secrets that built this enchanting city. Most memorable will be the moments where you stand where knights once roamed, gaze upon the resting places of ancient souls, and wander the alleys that sparked storytelling magic. This audio tour transforms the act of sightseeing into a vivid chronological tale, painting a picture of life in Edinburgh that resonates through the ages.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Edinburgh Castle
Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG, UK
Greyfriars Kirkyard
26A Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ, UK
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