Itinerary A - Edinburgh on Foot - 9:00 am start
For those looking to amble through the streets of Edinburgh on foot.
Itinerary B - Edinburgh by Car - 9:00 am start
For those wishing to pack it all in, viewing Edinburgh with a car
In the summer, starting late is not a problem. However, in the winter we suggest sticking to 9 am as it gets dark fairly early.
Our tour does not include the inside of the Scott Memorial. We may visit the Writers Museum or the National Museum. These are free of charge.
You’ll meet your expert guide near the Castle. Your confirmation email will have the exact meeting point details along with a map, and 24/7 phone number to call in case of emergencies.
Alex Collins is a PhDl student in the History of Art at the University of Edinburgh, where he researches medieval art and architecture.. He studied his MA in Art History and English at the University of St Andrews in 2009, before working in heritage and local government. At the University of Edinburgh, Alex teaches art and architectural history.
Born and raised in Milan, Irene moved to Scotland in 2009. She achieved a PhD in Art History at the University of Edinburgh in 2015. Her doctoral thesis looked at the artistic patronage of the Vespucci family in fifteenth-century Florence. Irene currently works at the University of Edinburgh. She loves art, coffee, yoga, and the sun – not necessarily in this order. Despite her reluctance to sit on planes, she is a travel addict and she hopes to tour the world one day. Edinburgh stole her heart and it is now her home.
Originally from Argentina, Sergio moved to Scotland over 20 years ago fully embracing the culture and place. His specialty is Scottish history with a focus on Edinburgh and its development from a Medieval city to a capital of European Enlightenment in the 18th century.
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