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SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Edinburgh

Edinburgh EH8 8AA, Scotland
+44 131 510 7555
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The best Tours in Edinburgh City! Free Walking Tours, Craft Tours, Bike Tours… We combine ecologically friendly tourism with social responsibility to give back to our beloved city of Edinburgh what offers to us. Come check out City of Edinburgh with us!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Edinburgh EH8 8AA, Scotland
Old Town
+44 131 510 7555
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the free walking tour with Jay today. It was great. Our six year old daughter was the youngest in the group and was interested throughout the tour (although she is well behaved in most situations). The flow of the tour around old town...More

Thank kingofbears
Reviewed yesterday

I did the free Walking Tour with Max and I have to say it was one of the best tours I've ever done. Our guide was amazing- of course like someone have writted- completly crazy, but he is a really talented guy, so I wish...More

Thank Żan O
Reviewed yesterday

Dave led a tour of Old Town for my wife and me, and two of our friends. I had been on two tours with Dave earlier that spring with a group of American students studying in Scotland, and those were so good that I decided...More

Thank David F
Reviewed yesterday

SANDEMANs NEW Europe is by far my favorite tour company in Europe, as I love their free walking tours as well as topic-specific paid tours. I only went on the free walking tour in Edinburgh, though I would love to go back to go on...More

Thank FranzKafk4
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yesterday during the morning we did the free tour Edinburgh under the direccion of BORJA. Its was Amaizing, precise and complete revision about the Scotland History analized from the point of view of each place in the City. We enjoy this tour from the beginning...More

Thank Nahuel R
Reviewed yesterday

What can I say - this was a great experience for my wife and I visiting Edinburgh. We started by booking the FREE tour, which ended up being SOOOOO GOOD that we then booked onto the castle tour later that day and the new town...More

Thank OllyM528
Reviewed 2 days ago

great way to tour the city for beginners. learned a lot of fun facts. australian david was a delight!

Thank domnikiggeorg
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately we were unlucky with the tour guide. It quickly became obvious that he didn't know much about the history, and attempted to compensate with anecdotes, shallow jokes and poor acting. This intentionally loud and slow delivery was amusing for the first 20-30 minutes, as...More

Thank GRman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The free guided tour with Richard today was great! He gave us a nice highlight about the city of Edinburgh, his history and funny stories about his past inhabitants. Richard's excitement and love for his job gave us the chance to enjoy this tour even...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The fact that I did this tour several months ago and my conscience still nags me about not writing the promised review says it all. The tour was great, we went to creepy places and Sabela was the best guide ever. All the stories she...More

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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What is the recommended tip for this free tour?
29 May 2017|
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Response from SBlick16 | Reviewed this property |
Sandemans gives a statement up front stating that you decide how much you believe they deserve, after taking the full tour.. so if you love it, tip higher- hate it- tip lower? We really loved our guide so we gave her what... More
Hello How do we join the free walking tour? We will arrive Edinburgh by train at noon on June 1. Will an afternoon suffice? Thank you.
21 May 2017|
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Response from Roberto_SNE | Property representative |
Hi SusieChen, Thanks for your question, and for your interest in our tours! The Free Tour of Edinburgh runs at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm, and starts in front of Starbucks Coffee on the High Street by Tron Kirk. If you are... More
Chris M
Hi. We have a group of 7 and 2 dogs, with nowhere to put them whilst we are here. As it's a walking tour, are we ok to bring them? Thanks
27 March 2017|
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Response from Roberto_SNE | Property representative |
Hi Chris! It depends on each guide - whether they are happy to carry out the tour with dogs. However, it usually isn't a problem! Just be sure to inform our meeting point managers (or the guides themselves) when you arrive... More