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The Da Vinci Code Tour - Melrose, Rosslyn Chapel and the Scottish borders - from Edinburgh

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Highlights

  • Follow the Da Vinci Trail in Scotland and uncover the legends surrounding Rosslyn Chapel
  • See the world Famous Scott's view and admire the Scotland Landscape from here
  • Travel to Melrose and explore the Border Abbey where Robert the Bruce's heart is buried
  • Award winning service and tour provider
  • Travel in a luxury, top of the range, 16 seater Mercedes minibus
  • Book in confidence – our local partners are highly rated by users of Trip Advisor

Overview

Discover the best of the Scottish highlands on this tour. Follow the Da Vinci trail in Scotland and uncover the myths and legends around the Da Vinci Code, the Knights Templar and the burial place of Robert the Bruce's heart at Melrose Abbey, in the heart of the Scottish Borders.

Tour the famous Scotts View and admire the spectacular panoramic vistas over the Tweed Valley and the Eildon Hills. Marvel at the untamed wilderness of the Scottish Highlands and escape into a world of enchanting beauty and serenity in the lap of nature.

Itinerary

You will be picked up at 0930h (09:30am) and taken to the tour destinations in an air conditioned Mercedes minibus accompanied by a guide.

See the world famous Scott’s View and admire the spectacular panoramic vistas over the Tweed Valley and the Eildon Hills. Also visit the original Wallace Monument, a prominent Victorian tower which stands above the river on a rocky crag and catches the eye for miles around.

Travel to Melrose and explore its great Border Abbey, founded by the Cistercians in the 12th century. The abbey is the burial place of Robert the Bruce's heart, brought back from the crusades in Moorish Spain.

Stop in Melrose where you can have an optional lunch or time at leisure to explore.

In the afternoon make your way to the stunning 15th century Rosslyn Chapel, immortalised in Dan Brown’s “Da Vinci Code”. You can find out more about the myths and legends surrounding the whereabouts of the “Holy Grail”.

The tour ends at Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh. You will reach Edinburgh at around 1600h (4:00pm).

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Reviews

WE had a small group with a very knowledgeable and entertaining 'proud Scottish' guide who told so much about the history with enthusiasm. I learnt so much. The chapel was... SUSAN E HINES

This bus trip was awesome, we were told a lot of historical fact, and the good humor of David the driver was icing on the cake, would go again in a heartbeat :)... Mrs CK Emmett

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Apr 14 - 31 Mar 15: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday

Duration

Approx. 7 hours

Start time

Start time: 0930h (09:30am)
Duration: Approx. 7 hours

Meeting point

The tour departs from 6 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EG.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends at Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh

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Inclusions

  • Driver/guide
  • All bridge crossings
  • Discount card for money off restaurants, attractions and shopping
  • Transportation by top-of the range, 16-seat Mercedes minibus with air ventilation

Exclusions

  • Food & drinks
  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Entrances to all visitor attractions

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

Please check in at 0915h (09:15am)

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Additional info

  • Contact details for the local activity operator will be found on your confirmation voucher.
  • As much time as possible is spent off the coach. Please bring suitable footwear and clothing.
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  • 4.5Reviews (14)
  • "Totally recommend this Awesome Tour" WE had a small group with a very knowledgeable and entertaining 'proud Scottish' guide who told so much about the history with enthusiasm. I learnt so much. The chapel was...
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