“It  is  interesting sometimes to stop and think and wonder what the place you are currently at used to be like in time past, who walked there and what the walls have seen…”

Sir Patric Geddes

Immerse yourself in the unique cultural – historic atmosphere of Edinburgh, Scotland!

Cultural Tours. doit2gether are inspirational journeys exploring Scotland’s built heritage and cultural landscapes, art and museum collections, people’s stories and cross-cultural relationships,  traditional and modern cultural practices.

Special attention is given to the vibrant urban culture of Edinburgh and other historic sites of Scotland, as well as ideas, events and people that have shaped the particular atmosphere of place; tracing signs and symbols that reflect changes in lifestyle, tastes, values and beliefs of people across time.


What you can expect from booking Cultural Tours and Doing Things Together?

All tours combine essential  and value-added elements to delight visitors and provide an excellent touring experience of Edinburgh and other places in Scotland:

  • The personal nature of tours – most tours are flexible in timing and can easily be crafted,  upon request, to suit visitors’ more specific interests.
  • Exciting sites and destinations –  are included without the necessity to queue.
  • Intimate knowledge of place  and entertaining presentation–  our tours visit  famous sights and hidden gems that even the locals do not know about and provide entertaining themed narratives  and stories related to the tour subjects.
  • Participants need no previous knowledge to enjoy culture focused talks en-route – all that is required is curiosity in the subject.
  • Most tours include short breaks en-route (for photography or refreshments).

Suggested Cultural Tours in Edinburgh and Ideas for Itineraries in Scotland


Guiding Services in  Other Tourist Destinations and Sites for Tailor Made Itineraries


Do you wish to cover other fascinating places and subjects and extend your cultural experience beyond Edinburgh?

No worries. There are many more destinations and sites of Scotland in our itineraries:

  • City Tours in Glasgow, Stirling, Dundee, Aberdeen, St Andrews;
  • Historic towns and cultural landscapes in the areas of:
    • The Highlands  including Loch Ness and Inverness, Urquhart Castle;
    • West Central Scotland visiting scenic Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park;
    • Central Scotland associated with Tayside  region (Perthshire, Angus) and historic cultural attractions as Scone Palace, the famous crowning place of the King of Scots, historic towns as Dunkeld, Pitlochry  and many medieval castles;
    • Fife area, known as  home of Golf and the region famed for its ancient royal connections, charming historic towns and villages as Dunfermline, Culross, Anstruther, Crail and others;
    • The Scottish Borders – home to a number of ruined, yet magnificent Abbeys as Melrose, Jedburg, Dryburgh and Abbotsford, the extraordinary historic house  and  home of the 19th century novelist Sir Walter Scott;
  •  Tours to Castles, Historic Homes and Landscaped Gardens within easy reach in one day,  from Edinburgh including:
    • Floors Castle and Gardens, Thirlestane Castle, Traquair House and Gardens, Abbotsford, Mellerstain House  – all located in the Scottish Borders; 
    • Scone Palace and Gardens, Blair Castle and Gardens, Glamis Castle and Gardens, Drummond Castle and Gardens  – located in Tayside;
    • Falkland Palace and Gardens, St Andrews Castle – located  in Fife.
  • Tours to Scotch whisky distilleries

Please contact us to get quotes and to discuss your ideas and requirements to be considered while personalising the tour itinerary for you or your group.

Highlights of Edinburgh Old Town
(2- 2,5 hours)

A walking tour for curious visitors who have limited time but who are interested in a focused cultural experience of Edinburgh.

The tour’s essential components include:

  • Learning the story about Edinburgh’s Two Cities
  • Exploring the heart of the Old Town and its cultural environment
  • Seeing iconic Edinburgh Castle, St Gile’s Cathedral, Old and New Parliaments, the Royal Holyrood Palace
  • Discovering some of the city’s secret gems

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(2- 2,5 hours)”