Free Tour of the Ghosts and Mysteries of the Royal Mile

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on October 16, 2020

ViajarPorEscocia is a company created by Spaniards living in Scotland. We started our journey in 2009 and thanks to our carefully designed routes, and our expert and passionate guides, we have established ourselves as a benchmark in Spanish-language tourism in Scotland. We are the only company that provides excursions of one or several days with guaranteed departure in Spanish throughout the year. We also run tours in Italian and English.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

In the Free Tour of the Ghosts of Edinburgh we discover the disturbing stories that are hidden in the Royal Mile of Edinburgh; from its narrow and dark alleys to the iconic Canongate Cemetery. Do not miss the strangest and darkest stories about the residents of the Royal Mile, such as the horrifying case of the Douglas family or the enigmatic end of the old woman Guthrie, among many other stories. In turn, those passionate about the life of María Estuardo will be able to see the tomb of her supposed lover David Rizzio and we will know the tragic end of it. Some of the points of interest included in the visit: * Borthwick close * Chalmer ”s close * Jury” s inn * Tollbooth * Canongate Cemetery * Baked close * The Tron The tour starts and ends at the same point: 190 High Street

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  • Meeting point:
    190 Old Fishmarket Cl High St Edinbur...
    190 Old Fishmarket Cl High St Edinburgh EH1 1RW UK
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    190 High Street. Old Fishmarket Alley Entrance Close

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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magdalena 07 Aug 2023

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
La guía ha sido muy buena. Nos ha encantado. Tal vez añadiria algo más de miedo, nos hemos quedado con ganas de más
Paula 26 Jul 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2023
Nos encantó esta experiencia. Siempre tomo con Guru Walk y excelente todo
Zuleika 30 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
No lo recomiendo. El contenido no estuvo asociado con el tema del tour.
Ernesto 27 May 2023

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Travelled alone - May 2023
He has a great energy and a very interesting way to tell history, he has a lot of knowledge of history and tells it amazingly.
Cristina 18 May 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled alone - May 2023
Edu ha Sido muy buen guía , haciendo entretenido e interesante el recorrido
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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