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

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    09:45am
  • Duration
    Approx. 7 hours
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
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key 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

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.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Approx. 7 hours

  • Start time

    09:45am

  • 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

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up at 09:45am 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 4:00pm.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 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
  • 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.

Travel light: You are only allowed to carry 14 kgs of luggage on this tour. A carry-on bag plus a small bag is preferable as advised by the local authorities.

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.

Customer Reviews

  • Nice way to spend a day outside of the city
    Cynthia L Ostrowski, United States 09/12/2015
  • The Best tour ever - Scotland!
    Janine Angar Balasbas, Qatar 07/27/2014
  • Totally recommend this Awesome Tour
    SUSAN E HINES, Australia 07/13/2014

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