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Edinburgh Itineraries

Edinburgh City Sightseeing Itineraries

Follow our Edinburgh city sightseeing itineraries and discover the best ways to explore Scotland’s capital. Whether you’re looking for one day, two days or three perfect days in Edinburgh, we can help! From historic Edinburgh walking trails to thrilling outdoor adventures, we have something for everyone.

Our itineraries feature amazing Edinburgh attractions, landmarks and activities. Such as the ancient Edinburgh Castle, the elegant Georgian New Town and the regal Royal Yacht Britannia.

We highly recommend following our bespoke walking trail, which was created especially for us by Edinburgh World Heritage. This route takes around an hour to complete and starts right here at Parliament House Hotel. It highlights some of the hidden gems on our doorstep, which visitors often overlook or miss.

If you have a few days to spend, we have a one, two or three-day city sightseeing itinerary, which covers the New Town, Old Town, Leith and beyond. Helping you make the most of your Edinburgh short break.

Or, if you’ve seen all the usual sights and you want to find somewhere new and different, why not try one of our themed itineraries? For example, food and drink or outdoor adventure? We plan to add more of these in the near future, so keep checking back for updates. You can also view our comprehensive list of Edinburgh attractions, which is growing all the time too!

Of course, our team is always on hand if you need any further advice on things to do during your stay. Simply ask at reception, or contact us before you arrive. We are always happy to share our local tips and recommendations.

So, take a look at our special offers and book your city sightseeing break today! Use our itineraries to inspire you and please get in touch if you need any help.

Georgian building in the New Town of Edinburgh

The Best Way to Explore Edinburgh: Day One

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Entrance to Edinburgh Castle

The Best Way to Explore Edinburgh: Day Two

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Docks of leith at sunset

The Best Way to Explore Edinburgh: Day Three

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Walking up Jacobs Ladder in Edinburgh

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Scott Monument in Edinburgh with Christmas wheel

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Edinburgh Adventure Itinerary

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