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  • Glasgow’s City Center Whisky Tour

    1. Glasgow’s City Center Whisky Tour

    Discover how Glasgow played such an important role in helping the whisky industry kick off centuries ago. Learn how whisky has influenced famous musicians and filmmakers over history. Discover some other interesting facts about prohibition, smugglers and moonshiners. Learn about world whiskies from countries like India, Japan, Australia and the US. Visit four of the nicest whisky institutions in Glasgow. Venues that are well known for having an extensive variety of whisky and other spirits in addition to great food. Join and allow yourself to taste the very best that Scotland has to offer. You will not only learn about whisky and different ways to drink it, but you will also discover magnificent ways to combine your favorite dram with different selections of food. During the process, you will be able to debunk some myths about the Scottish national drink and different food pairings. Yo...

    Whisky tour was very enjoyable. There was only 3 of us on this tour,1 of which was an American so it was good information about how the history of whisky in Glasgow.

  • From Glasgow: Loch Lomond and Whisky Full-Day Tour

    2. From Glasgow: Loch Lomond and Whisky Full-Day Tour

    Meet your guide in Glasgow and travel the short distance towards Loch Lomond, one of the largest lochs in Scotland. Stop on the southern shore of the loch, where you can choose to join a 1-hour boat cruise and enjoy views of the surrounding mountains and castles. Those who wish to remain on dry land can admire the stunning landscape from the shore. The next stop is in the picturesque conservation village of Luss. Walk around the center and take photos of quaint cottages, or stroll along a little beach on the bank of Loch Lomond and admire the view of Ben Lomond. There will be plenty of time for you to enjoy lunch here. After a day filled with mountain air, lochs, and forests, travel back to Glasgow’s Clydeside Whisky Distillery. Located in the famous Queen’s Dock, this state-of-the-art distillery brings the production of single malt back to the city. Take a tour and see how this whiske...

    Purely amazing and worth the money, trip felt bespoke and driver felt like more of a friend than a stranger.

  • Isle of Mull and Iona 3-Day Small-Group Tour from Glasgow

    3. Isle of Mull and Iona 3-Day Small-Group Tour from Glasgow

    On your first day, saunter around Loch Lomond in the pretty village of Luss. Find the perfect spot to drink a coffee and sing the ‘Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond.’ Journey with your driver through the unforgettable landscapes of Glencoe before a lunch stop at the traditional Clachaig Inn. Hop on a 10-minute ferry to a mountainous peninsula and travel to the port of Lochaline. Board another ferry and make your way to the east coast of Mull. Admire the abundant wild nature in Aros Park, a beautiful area boasting waterfalls and forest footpaths. In the early evening, arrive in Tobermory with time to wander where you will spend the night. The next morning travel past epic mountains to the south of Mull. Take a ferry to two of the most mysterious and dramatic locations in the region, Iona Abbey and Fingal’s Cave. After satisfying your adventurous spirit, head north back to Tobermory where you c...

    Mother Nature was kind to us, especially while on Iona. A simply glorious, sunny day! Wonderful for beachcombing and walking. Glencoe was dreich (!) and eerie, but awesome nevertheless. I will be back...

  • Glasgow: Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local

    4. Glasgow: Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local

    Avoid the usual sightseeing tours and discover the beautiful city of Glasgow through the eyes of a local. Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get assigned a local host who is passionate about the city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Meet where you are staying to get familiar with the neighborhood and find out about the best places to eat and drink. Discover hidden gems you might otherwise miss and get tips on the easiest ways to get around. Chat about cultural differences, hear about local events and learn what it is really like to live in the city. Feel more comfortable navigating your way around on your own and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of the rest of your stay.

  • Glasgow's Music Mile Tour

    5. Glasgow's Music Mile Tour

    From the Royal Concert Hall to King Tut’s, the tour is a whistle-stop guide around Glasgow city center, an area teeming with music venues from the past and present. First, listen to the Apollo stories and check out the home of Celtic Connections. Hear tales from the heyday of the long gone Empire and listen to the legends from the late, lamented Apollo. The Conservatoire and Glasgow School of Art have both played a big role in the city's music scene and on this tour, you will listen to all the stories. Moving on to the Centre for Contemporary Arts and Nice 'n' Sleazy, the tour covers diverse genres and eras from dancehall and traditional jazz to punk, pop, and today's young guitar heroes. The music mile finishes at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut where you have the opportunity to follow in the early footsteps of Oasis, Blur and the Manic Street Preachers. Depending on access, you may have the c...

    Fiona was a hoot! Thanks for a memorable afternoon (and the steps!) can’t wait to return for a gig.

  • Merchant City: Past and Present Music Tour

    6. Merchant City: Past and Present Music Tour

    Share musical memories on this guided walking tour of the musical hot spots - past and present - in Glasgow's East End and Merchant City. Walk the oldest streets of Glasgow and avoid the usual tourist trails. The tour features tall tales, funny stories and fond recollections of great gigs. Starting at The Clutha, one of Glasgow's best loved live music pubs, the tour covers cherished venues such as the mighty Barrowland Ballroom and the venerable Britannia Panopticon – Britain’s oldest surviving music hall. During the tour, hear the story of the veteran venues which have found a new lease of life; the fertile relationship between the city’s visual arts community and its musicians; the legendary pubs frequented by folk music giants, and the newer, noisier upstarts that keep the grassroots scene growing. The tour finishes at the hip and happening Mono Café Bar where customers can enjoy a 2...

    Fiona was a very personable guide, introduced herself to my wife and me! Made us completely at ease! Explanation of each stop was explained in a concise manner, invited participation from group which added to the fun!

  • Isle of Arran Adventure: 3-Day Small Group Tour from Glasgow

    7. Isle of Arran Adventure: 3-Day Small Group Tour from Glasgow

    Marvel at the wild and windswept scenery of Scotland’s west coast on a relaxed 3-day sightseeing tour, traveling by small minibus for a more intimate and personalized experience. You will spend the night on the Island of Arran, one of Scotland’s largest and most beautiful off-shore landscapes. Discover Neolithic standing stones, ruined castles, artisan craft shops, and microbreweries. Cross the famous Rest and Be Thankful mountain pass, learn about Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns at his birthplace, and enjoy country walks in Culzean Country Park. Day 1: Depart Glasgow at 10.00 and travel south west, where you can visit Whitelee Wind Farm, Europe’s largest wind farm generating enough energy to power 180,000 homes. Travel into Ayrshire to visit Culzean Castle, associated with the Kennedy family since the 14th century. Enjoy its dramatic cliff top setting, fine furniture, and beauti...

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What people are saying about Glasgow

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 82 reviews

Fantastic day out with Ben our tour guide! he was superb, couldn't do enough for us and was very friendly with a great sense of humour, plus of course, his knowledge and commentary was second to none! the tour itself was brilliant, and highly recommended.

Fiona was a very personable guide, introduced herself to my wife and me! Made us completely at ease! Explanation of each stop was explained in a concise manner, invited participation from group which added to the fun!

What a super tour! Our guide/driver Alan was fantastic, a great mix of information and humour, with music in the coach too! A great way to see the local scenery and Loch Lomond and sample some excellent whisky!

Purely amazing and worth the money, trip felt bespoke and driver felt like more of a friend than a stranger.

Fiona was a hoot! Thanks for a memorable afternoon (and the steps!) can’t wait to return for a gig.