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Edinburgh Christmas Markets

  • Edinburgh, Scotland - View of Edinburgh Castle and Christmas Market from the Scott Monument © VisitScotland, Kenny Lam

    Edinburgh, Scotland - View of Edinburgh Castle and Christmas Market from the Scott Monument (02) © VisitScotland, Kenny Lam EXPIRES 3.12.2021
  • Edinburgh, Scotland - View of Edinburgh Castle and Christmas Market from the Scott Monument © VisitScotland, Kenny Lam

    Edinburgh, Scotland - View of Edinburgh Castle and Christmas Market from the Scott Monument (03) © VisitScotland, Kenny Lam EXPIRES 3.12.2021
  • Edinburgh's Christmas Market in Princes Street Gardens ©VisitScotland, Kenny Lam

    Edinburgh Castle and Christmas Market
2 or 3 day tour
From £86 per person - minimum 20 passengers

Enjoy the Edinburgh Christmas celebrations which start in late November and run until Christmas Eve. With the official switch-on of the Christmas lights the whole city gets into the swing of things. The city has an entire month packed with spectacular events, performances, fairground rides, and of course the Edinburgh Christmas Markets.


Dates

November and December 2022 & dates on request for 2023


Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Travel to Edinburgh

Travel to Edinburgh and check into your centrally located hotel. Plenty of choice for dinner in the many restaurants in the surrounding area, or why not enjoy the German cuisine at one of the stalls on the market and really soak up the atmosphere.

Day 2

Christmas Markets

Today explore Edinburgh’s fantastic Christmas markets! The festivities spread from St Andrew Square to East Princes St Gardens, George Street and Festival Square. With shows in the new Festival Square Theatre, as well as ice skating, markets and rides, including the Big Wheel and the 60-metre Star Flyer, with breath-taking views over the city. Plus the Street of Light illuminates Edinburgh with a stunning light display set to music from celebrated local choirs and performers. Enjoy the unique Christmas shopping experience and pick up some gifts from the European and Scottish markets with its fair of crafters, artists, gift shops and gastronomic surprises.

Day 3

Depart Edinburgh

Before you depart Edinburgh why not visit one of its wonderful attractions. Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Royal Yacht Britannia are some of our favourites! (supplement on request).


Suggested Hotels

Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge ***

A Greatdays’ Preferred Partner Hotel Located off the Royal Mile, this city centre hotel is an ideal base for exploring all the sights of Edinburgh. The hotel boasts 259 modern, well-equipped en-suite rooms. Facilities include a restaurant/bar, lift to all floors, corridors with flat access and Wi-Fi. Offsite parking available in Leith.

Cairn Hotel – Edinburgh ***

This 3 star hotel is just a 4-minute walk from Edinburgh Playhouse and a 10-minute walk from shopping on Princes Street.  All rooms have en suite bathrooms,  TVs, hairdryer, tea and coffee making equipment.   There is a small dining room and a casual bar.  Please note there is no lift at the hotel and a continental breakfast will be served with a small selection of hot items. Offsite parking available in Leith.


Dates  Ibis Southbridge Hotel 2 days / 1 night
3 days / 2 nights
Single Supplement
27th November  2022 Prices on request From £86.00 per person From £65.00 per person
4th December  2022 Prices on request From £86.00 per person From £65.00 per person
11th December 2022 Prices on request From £86.00 per person From £65.00 per person
November & December 2023 Prices on request From £105.00 per person Prices on request

 

All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place for a coach driver or group organiser in a single room, both are based on a minimum 20 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at info@greatdays.co.uk

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