Glasgow and Edinburgh: Tour of Two Cities (Pre)


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10 traveller(s)

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Enjoy a tour of Edinburgh and Glasgow's historical highlights and architectural gems.
  • Spend the night in one of Edinburgh's historic and chic hotels

  • Visit Edinburgh Castle, home of Scottish kings and queens for centuries

  • See the highlights of Glasgow during a panoramic city tour

  • Visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Day 1: Arrive in Edinburgh

Relax overnight in a hotel in the heart of beautiful Edinburgh. If you have the time, walk around to experience some of the city's best things to see and do, and places to visit.

Day 2:  Edinburgh and Glasgow

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll be met by your guide for your panoramic coach tour. First, we'll visit Edinburgh. We'll drive through the Old Town and onto Holyrood House, the Queen's Scottish residence. Then we'll visit Edinburgh Castle – home of Scottish royalty through the ages – high above the city.

After enjoying a typical Scottish lunch, our trip continues to Glasgow. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the best things to see in the city. Your guide will share insights into Glasgow's industrial, architectural and cultural history. Enjoy a visit to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum before being transferred to your ship at Greenock, where your expedition cruise begins.

Please note that we may visit sites in a different order.

Practical information

  • 1 hotel night in Edinburgh, with breakfast.

  • Transfer from Edinburgh to Glasgow, including panoramic coach tour of Edinburgh and Glasgow, and admission to Edinburgh Castle and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

  • An English-speaking guide during excursion.

  • Typical Scottish lunch in a pub or a restaurant.

Not included
  • Gratuities and dinner.

Remarks and requirements   
  • This tour starts 1 day before embarkation in Glasgow.  

  • The excursion involves some walking over cobblestone and stairs.

  • Available to guests with limited mobility are on request.

  • If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip up until 6 weeks before departure.

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