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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Free Tours Edinburgh

Duration: 2 Hours
Next Tour: Tomorrow, 10:00
Duration: 2 Hours
Next Tour: Tomorrow, 18:00
Duration: 1.5-2 Hours
Next Tour: Sunday, 19:30
Duration: 2-2.5 Hours
Next Tour: Tomorrow, 10:30
Duration: 2 Hours
Next Tour: Tomorrow, 10:30

Free Tour – What Does it Mean?

The tours are solely tips based so you can decide to contribute as much or as little as you feel the experience was worth.

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Essential Free Tour Edinburgh
Free Witchcraft Tour Edinburgh
I loved the tour, the tour guide was funny but stil told a serious and exiting story. One thing, I wanted to tip him but didn't have pocket money from this country. It would be good if the tour guides have like a way so I could have pay with card.
Hi Therese, we hope you are doing great. If you still want to tip the guide and works for you, we can share our Bank Account details. Kind regards! IE96AIBK93208689114061 BIC: AIBKIE2D Account Number: 89114061 NSC: 932086
Akelarre Tours
Free Witchcraft Tour Edinburgh
Tour was excellent! Our guide really brought the past to life. I loved every minute of our tour. Thanks for the experience.
Free New Town & Dean Village Tour Edinburgh
Muy recomendable, Amelia fue nuestra guia y super bien, se nota que le gusta su trabajo por la forma de explicar y contar cutiosidades.Te mantiene enganchada es sus explicaciones. Un tour bastante recomendable
Free Ghost Tour Edinburgh
No se pudo hacer gran cosa debido al tiempo, corto y poca historia de fantasmas
Essential Free Tour Edinburgh
Excelente trabajo de Victoria
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Best Free Tours in Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital city is an incredible gem that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. Its rich past, royal legacy, and elegant medieval streets will make you wish you didn’t have to leave. Charming, ancient, and elegant all in a single package. Join Free Walking Tours in Edinburgh if you are looking to fall in love with a brand-new place. The popular Free Edinburgh City Tour is led by a local guide and aims to hit the top attractions and sights of the city. On a Free Ghost Tour by night, you will hear fascinating stories of body snatchers, witches and poltergeists. Of course, many travelers come all the way to Edinburgh to join a Harry Potter in Edinburgh Free Walking Tour. It’s a super fun experience where guests will discover the places that inspired this iconic magical series. Lastly, Scottish whisky is ranked as the best in the world, so liquor aficionados will love a Free Edinburgh Whiskey Tour.

Highlights of a Free Tour in Edinburgh

Joining Free Tours in Edinburgh will give you a chance to see top-rated landmarks and immerse yourself in Scottish traditions. The main attraction in this historical capital is Edinburgh Castle, located in Castle Rock. This impressive building is an ancient fortress that is believed to have had human occupation since the Iron Ages. Additionally, Edinburgh’s other magnificent sights—Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, Mary King’s Close, the Parliament Building, and Scottish National Gallery—make this city a top travel destination for the history and archaeology enthusiast. If you’re interested in the Edinburgh festivals, come visiting during August, Christmas, or the Scottish New Year’s celebration, Hogmanay. Additionally, there are a number of excellent day trips you can take to places such as whisky distilleries, Outlander filming locations, Loch Ness and Glasgow.

Things to Do in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a fairytale-like city among crags, castles, spires, and a captivating atmosphere shaped up by medieval history, myths and legends. Both families and solo travelers will find many interesting things to do here! If you love fantasy and legends, spend some time visiting Greyfriars cemetery. It’s a haunted place with many reports of paranormal activity. After that, go window-shopping around Victoria Street, the bustling commercial alley that inspired Diagon Alley from the Harry Potter books. Just nearby, you will find The Elephant House, the cozy coffee house where the first chapters of the Hogwarts saga were written. In the afternoon, you can chill out in the Royal Botanic Gardens, look at interesting pieces of art in the Scottish National Gallery or have fun in the Writer’s Museum. If you are into outdoor activities, dare to climb Arthur’s Seat, an extinct volcano offering breathtaking views over the city.

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