Edinburgh – natural beauty, warm welcomes & lively atmosphere on an extinct volc
Rambling along the bustling Royal mile, below the iconic Edinburgh Castle atop it's rugged hill, you can't help feel that the Scottish capital is a magical little city, full of character, ancient charm, Georgian elegance & striking modernity. These winding cobbled streets have witnessed centuries of fascinating history as well as haunting horror and you can discover Edinburgh's culture, history, tales & secrets with the excellent free walking tours recommended by freetour.com.
Join friendly local guides to explore Edinburgh castle complex, marvel at St. Giles' Cathedral, wander the traditional Grassmarket, learn about William Wallace - famously dramatized by Mel Gibson in Braveheart, and much, much more before hearing tales of witchcraft, torture, ghosts & ghouls, body-snatching, murder and plague.
And there's plenty more to enjoy about this compact city after your free tours; have a coffee in the cafe where J.K Rowling brought Harry Potter to life, embrace the vibrant Old Town, relax in Princes Street Gardens, venture down closes and up Victoria street on a shopping expedition, enjoy some Scotch Whisky in a folk pub or a delicious cocktail in the many trendy bars & nightclubs. Whatever you do while nestled between it's seven hills, Edinburgh is sure to make a long-lasting impression on you, one which will no doubt urge you to return again and again.