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Da Vinci Code and Scottish Borders Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh

By: Rabbie's
Highlights
  • Scottish borderlands tour perfect for fans of The Da Vinci Code
  • Get insights into the mysteries, legends, and myths surrounding this area
  • Travel in a comfortable minivan with someone else taking care of navigation
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Da Vinci Code and Scottish Borders Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
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Da Vinci Code and Scottish Borders Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
US$43.04
Overview
Explore some of The Da Vinci Code’s real-life mysteries with this guided tour through the Scottish borderlands. Learn about the mystery of Rosslyn Chapel, the Holy Grail, and Melrose Abbey. Listen to your guide’s commentary bring historical figures such as Robert the Bruce, the Knights Templar, and the Cistercian Monks to life. On the way, enjoy the scenery as someone else handles the driving.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group in central Edinburgh to begin your adventure. Enjoy the scenery from your luxury minivan as you travel to your first stop: Scott’s View.

Have your camera ready for views over the Eildon Hills and the Tweed Valley, including the Roman ruins. Move on to the town of Melrose, situated on the River Tweed. Take a walking tour to learn about the English invasion and stop by Melrose Abbey, where the heart of Robert the Bruce is buried. Hear about the abbey’s founding in the 12th century, and its connection to the Knights Templar and the Cistercians. Enjoy free time to explore or purchase your own lunch.

Next, it’s on to the 15th-century Rosslyn Chapel, which featured prominently in The Da Vinci Code. Your guide will help decode the provocative symbolism in the chapel’s stonework.

Return to Edinburgh for drop-off back at Waverley Bridge.
Reviews (309)
1 - 5 of 29 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Extremely interesting

The chapel itself is incredibly beautiful and ornate, and its long history is fascinating. I would enjoy spending much more time examining the beautiful carvings. Our tour guide, Adam, was very fun and entertaining.

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great tour!

This was a great tour! Grant was the guide and he was informative, funny with great stories that brought history to life. We stopped at Scott's View on the way to Melrose. We toured the Abbey (additional cost) and walked through the town to find...More

Thank Kelley M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The best tour guide

Ewan (definitely not to be pronounced E-wan or he'll kill you) is the best! Entertaining, fun, the best tour I've had! He knows his home country with all its aspects. I would go back this very minute, and book a long tour with him, and...More

Thank P_Galarneau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Very interesting

Very interesting tour. Telling lots of intersting things about this place. The guide speaker made it lots of fun.

Thank 17CanA
Reviewed 2 September 2018
good value

Had an enjoyable day tour with entertaining guide Bob who was a mine of local information. Very reasonable too.

Thank WLK1
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Travis P
8 April 2018|
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Response from Chief1500 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to ask the vendor because we walked to the meeting site and it is near the train station. It is a great tour but check the return time so your not late getting back to the ship.
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