The Getaway Experience:
Edinburgh’s spectacularly rich architectural heritage is wonderfully matched by its status as a thriving cultural hub. With plenty of independent bookshops, a growing restaurant scene, and fantastic nightlife, this beautiful city will energize and inspire you.
The city breaks in our Getaway collection give you the freedom of independent travel, but with the added bonus of access to the expert knowledge only CIE Tours can provide. We’ll help you get up to speed quickly and hit the city!
- Begin your stay with a local host to orient you to the city
- Explore Edinburgh at your own pace, taking in the history, buzz and atmosphere of Scotland’s capital
- 4 breakfasts at your hotel
- Mercure Edinburgh Haymarket, Edinburgh (4 nights)
Your Getway includes:
- Half-day walking tour on the first day by a local host to orient you to the city
- A local host to act as your private concierge in your hotel on the morning of the second day, to point you in the right direction and help you plan the rest of your trip.
- Accommodations in a centrally located hotel
- Three days of access to local “Hop-On, Hop-Off” bus tours, bringing you to all the top sites you’ll want to see
- Getaway departures available November through March!
Mercure Edinburgh Haymarket, Edinburgh
The Mercure Edinburgh Haymarket hotel is ideally located in the heart of Edinburgh, making it the perfect base for guests looking to explore this historic city. This stylish 4-star hotel provides all the comforts of home and more, with spacious rooms featuring high-speed internet and coffee/tea making facilities, plus an on-site fitness centre, full bar and restaurant and more. With easy access to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) and Haymarket train station, the hotel is ideal for guests looking for style and convenience.
2019/2020 Getaway: Easy Edinburgh 5 Days/4 Nights
All components of this tour (hotels, visits and attractions) for 2020 itineraries are subject to change until finalized in September 2019.
Day 1Welcome to Edinburgh
A local Scottish host will give you and your fellow travelers a walking tour to orient you to the city today. Your host will get you started, offering plenty of tips to point you in the right direction and giving you the know-how to make the most of your time in the city. You have three days of access to Edinburgh’s “Hop-On, Hop-Off” tour bus to see more of the city at your own pace, with easy on-and-off access.
Day 2Independent Sightseeing
On the second day, a private concierge, exclusively for you and your fellow travelers, will meet you in your hotel lobby to help you with planning out your days in Edinburgh and maximize your fun. You may choose which of your included vouchers to use today to visit one of the capitol’s incredible attractions, such as The Edinburgh Tour: Learn much more about this fantastic city, with this amazing in-depth tour covering the city center with a knowledgeable guide, taking in spectacular buildings such as Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish Parliament, the Georgian architecture of New Town and much more.
Day 3Independent Sightseeing
You might choose to take the time on your third day for the wonderful Majestic Tour which takes you north of the city center towards the port of Leith. Can’t-miss highlights include the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, The Royal Yacht Britannia, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Day 4City Sightseeing
On your fourth day, check out all the other terrific sights in this vibrant cultural capital. This Hop-On, Hop-Off route covers all the main attractions you may have missed, and includes a special Horrible Histories commentary for kids of all ages who want their history with the gory bits left in!
Day 5Return Home
Your tour ends after breakfast.
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All prices listed below are per person, double-occupancy.
If you would prefer a single room, there is a single-room supplement of US $300.
|Thursday Nov 7, 2019 from Edinburgh||Monday Nov 11, 2019 to Edinburgh 5 Days||$598||Book Now|
|Thursday Nov 28, 2019 from Edinburgh||Monday Dec 2, 2019 to Edinburgh 5 Days||$598||Book Now|
|Thursday Dec 12, 2019 from Edinburgh||Monday Dec 16, 2019 to Edinburgh 5 Days||$598||Book Now|
|Thursday Jan 23, 2020 from Edinburgh||Monday Jan 27, 2020 to Edinburgh 5 Days||$648||Book Now|
|Thursday Feb 6, 2020 from Edinburgh||Monday Feb 10, 2020 to Edinburgh 5 Days||$648||Book Now|
|Thursday Feb 20, 2020 from Edinburgh||Monday Feb 24, 2020 to Edinburgh 5 Days||$648||Book Now|
|Thursday Mar 5, 2020 from Edinburgh||Monday Mar 9, 2020 to Edinburgh 5 Days||$698||Book Now|
|Thursday Mar 19, 2020 from Edinburgh||Monday Mar 23, 2020 to Edinburgh 5 Days||$698||Book Now|
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