Music Tours to Edinburgh

  • Perfect first tour
  • Numerous attractions and places of interest
  • Appreciative audiences

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, land of the kilt, bagpipes, Nessie, haggis and many infamous and wonderful characters of history. The city is also full of heritage, beautiful architecture, culture and historic landmarks. Both the Old town and New Town are deemed World Heritage sites by UNESCO. Even though Scotland borders with England, there is a distinct national identity. Your group will have a wonderful time exploring one of the most vibrant cities in Scotland, the land of Braveheart.

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Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, land of the kilt, bagpipes, Nessie, haggis and many infamous and wonderful characters of history. The city is also full of heritage, beautiful architecture, culture and historic landmarks. Both the Old town and New Town are deemed World Heritage sites by UNESCO. Even though Scotland borders with England, there is a distinct national identity. Your group will have a wonderful time exploring one of the most vibrant cities in Scotland, the land of Braveheart./p>

Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Minimum Duration: 3 Days

Extra Night: Call for Details

Coach Type: Executive 48-Seater with Air Conditioning

Meals: Full Board

Tour Manager: Not included

Extra Activities/Excursions

  • Edinburgh Castle: Home to the Scottish crown jewels, Mons Meg - one of the oldest siege cannons in Europe - and the Stone of Scone, the stone of destiny.
  • St Giles Cathedral: Also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, a medieval church which has been a place of worship for hundreds of years.
  • Edinburgh Vaults Ghost Tour: The stories of the Edinburgh vaults and the ghostly inhabitants who are said to still linger there will be revealed in a fascinating tour of this subterranean world.
  • Camera Obscura: A museum dedicated to the world of optical illusions.
  • Arthur’s seat: A 15-minute walk up this famous former volcano will yield amazing views of the city.
  • The Dynamic Earth Galleries: A fascinating and engaging journey through our planet’s past, present and future, with interactive exhibits and impressive technology, including a 4D and 3D experience. (Price supplement may apply.)

Where to stay

You will stay in an award-wining five star hostel located in the heart of Edinburgh. This makes a perfect based for visiting many of the famous attractions, cultural hotspots and shops. All rooms are clean, spacious, private and dorm-style with en-suite facilities. The hostel has a 24-hour reception, a café, internet terminals and wireless internet access and a games room.

Concerts

Musical groups travelling to Edinburgh will perform to enthusiastic locals and tourists. There are plenty of venues for your concerts. Perform in the beautiful historic hall of Edinburgh Castle or choose from a variety of outside venues such as the Princes Street Gardens, St Andrews Square or in the Queen Anne Gardens.

Sample Itinerary (Orchestras*)

Day one

Morning departure  and arrival in the city mid afternoon. Afternoon visit to Carlton Hill for a panoramic view of the city. Evening trip to Mercat Ghost Tours to explore the Edinburgh Vaults.

Day two

Morning visit to St. Giles Cathedral or Holyrood Palace. Afternoon concert at Edinburgh Castle followed by visit to the Castle.

Day three

Morning excursion to Camera Obscura, a museum of optical illusions. Depart in the afternoon.

* If you are a different ensemble type, please ask us for a sample itinerary.

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