Aberdeen was first settled by hunter-gatherers around 6000 BC, who established themselves around the mouths of the river Dee and river Don Old Aberdeen’s first church was built around 580. The city’s name was derived from the Brythonic-Pictish word Aber, meaning “river mouth” or “Confluence.” Aberdeen means, “Mouth of the River Don.” St. Kentigern sent St Machar to convert the Picts to Christianity, and today, St Macher’s Cathedral is named after him. Aberdeen is famous for its locally quarried granite stone which was used to build London’s Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Waterloo Bridge and the Thames Embankment. Some famous locations in Aberdeen include; Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Duthie Park, Codona’s Amusement Park, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Craigievar Castle, Balmoral Castle, and several others.
Hidden treasures can be discovered in the city on walking and biking tours through the best pathways that allow visitors to discover the best sights and most scenic views. Tourists can visit and explore famous landmarks in the city on sightseeing tours and cultural and historical tours in Aberdeen and make discoveries on facts and historical artefacts. Private custom tours are also available to visitors, providing them access to the best experience in the city as well as other unique experiences available on Tripindicator. On food and wine tasting tours in the city, visitors can explore the city’s culinary culture and enjoy other unique experiences with several other outdoor activities.
Tourists can as well extend their tour to nearby cities and towns on day trips and excursions to Aberdeen’s neighbouring cities and towns and will enjoy the best logistics service withairport transfers and other city transfers that provide visitors with comfortable, stress-free logistics. Luxury special occasions are also available to visitors, which gives them an insight into some of the city's famed activities and shows. These tour activities and several others have been specifically selected from tours with the best user ratings and reviews by Tripindictor and are available at very affordable prices compared to other top tour teams.
The battles, beauty, and whisky: This is your perfect introduction to Scotland.
You shed a tear as you hear the tales and tragedies of Scotland’s Jacobite Rising at the Culloden Battlefield. You try to take your best photo as you pass by Scotland’s famous mountains and castles. And you lick your lips as you drink in the spirit of...Read more
For those who only have one day to visit Aberdeen, this tour gives you an insight into what the region has to offer in a 7 hour tour. With both a visit to Castles and Distillery Tour, this excursion will give you a taste of the Grampian and our local food giving you every excuse to come back again!
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Join the Silent Adventures Team as we take you on a journey of song and dance through the famous streets of Aberdeen. This musically instructed adventure aims to have your funky moves on display and your pop star voices serenading the people of the city! Hi-tech headsets will fill your body with beats, theme songs and your favourite hits across...Read more
Explore the murkier corners of Aberdeen at your own pace with this highly acclaimed self guided audio walking tour of Aberdeen. Beginning from the Mercat Cross, you'll weave your way through hundreds of years of history while discovering the stories of piracy, slavery, and insurrection that the city hides in plain sight. Hear about "Indian...Read more
Explore Aberdeen at your own pace with this acclaimed self guided audio tour of Aberdeen. Beginning from Holburn Junction at the west end of Union Street, you'll weave your way through timeless streets while discovering the stories that the city hides in plain sight. The tour is ready whenever you feel like taking a stroll. It plays audio...Read more
Adoride can help you finish your vacation in style by providing a comfortable journey to Edinburgh or to the Edinburgh Airport. Your journey will be stress free and you will have no parking worries or expensive charges, the driver will load the vehicle and ensure you are comfortable before setting off. When you arrive at your destination your...Read more
Adoride can help you finish your vacation in style by providing a comfortable journey to Glasgow or to the Glasgow Airport. Your journey will be stress free and you will have no parking worries or expensive charges, the driver will load the vehicle and ensure you are comfortable before setting off. When you arrive at your destination your driver...Read more