Wednesday 12th of August 2015
Leave your Easirent hire car at the hotel and take a tour of the Granite City. Nicknamed Britain’s ‘second city’ Glasgow has a lot to offer any tourist, from walking tours, to architectural tours to music tours. Here at Easirent we have narrowed it down to some of the best tours of the city and its surrounding areas. Enjoy.
1. Glasgow Central Tours
Take a tour behind the scenes of Glasgow Central Station, which is one of the most beautifully designed buildings in the city. Explore the vaults in the subterranean passageways which are spread beneath the city f Glasgow, or maybe even book onto one of the night-time tours and witness the paranormal activity that is rife in the dark passageways below the city.
2. Discover Scotland Day Tours
Winner of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for four consecutive years, the Discover Scotland Day Tours are the best way to see Glasgow and its surrounding areas. Hailed as the best highland tour experience, the Discover Scotland Day Tours are headed up by enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides who know everything there is about Scotland’s history, culture and scenery. Swap your Easirent hire car for an executive Mercedes-Benz complete with air-con and plush leather seats, which will pick you up from your hotel for free.
3. Photo Walk Scotland
Get your cameras at the ready and head off on one of Glasgow’s most popular photography tours. Ideal for budding photographers and professional photographers alike, the Photo Walk Scotland takes in some of the most iconic landmarks and lasts for around four hours. You will be guided past some fantastic photo opportunities by the enthusiastic tour guide, who has a masters degree in history and an extensive knowledge of the social history of Scotland.
4. The Glasgow School of Art City Walk
Probably one of the most famous art schools in the country, students from all over the world flock to Glasgow to study here. Now you can get in on the action with a Glasgow School of Art City Walk which will take you to see all of the turn of the century architecture that makes Glasgow famous. Learn all about the Victorian influences in the city to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s innovative designs. The tour follows a route between Garnett Hill and Glasgow Central Station.
5. Glasgow Music City Tours
Take a musical tour of the UK’s only UNESCO City of Music and explore Glasgow’s notable venues while bringing legendary performers to life. Lead by a team of enthusiastic music fans and writers who are immersed in Glasgow’s cultural life themselves, the tour visits the oldest surviving music hall in the world – the place where Stan Laurel made his stage début at the age of 16, in 1906.