Royal Attractions with Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour


Edinburgh’s medieval passage requires a lot of walking, which takes up a lot of time and leaves you exhausted.

The city’s hop-on hop-off buses will get you to places much faster via a comfortable ride rather than by tiresome, endless walking.

With the royal attractions hop-on hop-off Edinburgh tour, you can visit the royal sites of Edinburgh with hassle-free travel access for 48 hours.

You can visit three places with one ticket: Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Yacht Britannia and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Edinburgh Castle has been a historical residence of the royal family ever since the reign of David I in the 12th century.

Today the castle is Scotland’s important historical heritage after being involved in the Wars of Scottish Independence in the 14th century and Jacobite in the 16th century.

Meanwhile, the Royal Yacht was built for the royal family to easily travel in the sea and complete their ocean tours around the world.

After finishing her service as a yacht, Britannia began to be used as a hotel at the port of Waters of Leith in Edinburgh.

This attraction is now the perfect way to experience the royal life of the family.

On this tour, you will also find the former official residence of the British monarchs in Scotland, the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

The late Queen Elizabeth II spent a week as a resident of the Holyroodhouse at the beginning of each summer.

In the 16th century, it was the apartment of Mary, Queens of Scots used this palace for carrying out a range of official engagements and ceremonies.

Opposite Edinburgh Castle and located at the bottom of the Royal Mile, the palace is now a setting for entertainment and tour visits.

The Queen’s Gallery at The Palace of Holyroodhouse is offered as a replacement only when the Palace is closed. 

However, the Queen’s Gallery is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Note: This is an unlimited travel pass that includes Edinburgh’s hop-on hop-off bus tour,  Edinburgh City Sightseeing, Edinburgh Tour and Majestic Tour.

All bus tours start in the heart of Edinburgh City Centre, from the north side of St Andrew Square.

Once you join the tour, you can hop on and off at any stop for the duration of your ticket.

Tour Prices:

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult ticket (16 to 59 years)€63
Senior ticket (60 to 99 years)€58
Child ticket (5 to 15 years)€34
Ages 4 years and youngerFree Entry

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