St. Andrews & die Fischerdörfer von Fife
1 Tag Tour

  • Fife Fishing Villages
  • Fife Castles
  • St Andrews tours from Edinburgh
  • Fife tours from Edinburgh

Ein Ausflug mit reichlich Gelegenheit zur eigenen Erkundungen der mittelalterlichen Stadt St. Andrews.


Orte, die Sie erkunden werden

- Forth Bridges

- Anstruther

- St. Andrews Cathedral

- St Andrews Old Town

- The Old Course

- Historic Village of Falkland

Ihre Reise

Ein Ausflug mit reichlich Gelegenheit zur eigenen Erkundungen der mittelalterlichen Stadt St. Andrews - der Wiege des Golf - und der malerischen alten Fischerdörfer im East Neuk (schott. „Ecke“) des Kingdom of Fife.

Wir raten Ihnen zu dieser Tour wenn Sie Küstenlandschaften lieben, mit weitläufigen weissen Sandstränden, wenn Sie an der Verbindung von St Andrews zur Königsfamilie und an der Geschichte der ältesten Universität Schottlands interessiert sind. Sie erleben die Geburtsstädte des Golf und werden auch Zeit zum einkaufen haben!

Tour Details

09.30 - Rabbie's Café Bar, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG
18.00 approx

Studenten, Personen über 60 Jahre und Kinder von 5 bis 15 Jahren.

Important information
  • Packen Sie Ihre wasserdichte Kleidung und Wanderschuhe
Tour inclusions
  • Professioneller Fahrer/Reiseleiter von Rabbie's
  • Standardmäβige automatische Klimatisierung im Bus
  • Transport in modernsten Mercedes-Minibussen mit 16 Sitzplätzen
Tour exclusions
  • Eintrittsgelder für Sehenswürdigkeiten und Attraktione


Genießen Sie einen Tag im mittelalterlichen Kingdom of Fife, die altberühmte Universität von St Andrews, Wiege des Golf. Diese Rundfahrt führt Sie nach South Queensferry um das achte Weltwunder zu besichtigen. Danach werden Sie in den mittelalterlichen Kingdom of Fife einreisen. Sie fahren an der Küste entlang weiter, durch die Dörfer des “East of Neuk” in Fife, wo Sie in der Hafenstadt von Anstruther anhalten. Weiter geht es nach St Andrews, wo Sie etwa zwei Stunden Zeit haben, um einen Rundgang durch diese historische Stadt zu machen. Sie können die Katedrale besichtigen, gelassen einkaufen und einen Spaziergang am herrlichen goldenen Sandstrand entlang neben dem “Old Course” (die Wiege des Golf) machen. Sie reisen dann in Richtung Westen durch das Zentrale Fife, und halten am historischen Dorf von Falkland, Heim der Renaissance Burg von James V. Von hier aus kehren Sie zurück nach Edinburg.

Itinerary (English)

You leave Edinburgh and travel north to South Queensferry.

You travel over the Forth Road Bridge, and get a great view of one of Scotland's greatest man-made landmarks, the Forth Rail Bridge.

You then enter the Kingdom of Fife and stop in the traditional fishing village of Anstruther (known as 'Enster' locally), where you can check out the old cobbled streets and take a walk along the seafront to the harbour.

From Anstruther, we continue north to the medieval town of St Andrews. St Andrew is the patron Saint of Scotland, and according to legend his remains were washed up on the Fife coast. St Andrews is also home to the third oldest university in Britain and beautiful ruined castle perched on a cliff. You have around two and a half hours to explore this fascinating town.

After St Andrews, we take a pleasant drive through the rolling countryside of central Fife to Falkland. Falkland Palace dominates this old village, and was one of the main residences of the old Royal family of Scotland, the Stewarts (Stuarts). Aside from the palace the village is simply one of the most beautiful in Scotland with an array of old cottages and narrow winding streets.

Leaving Falkland we return to Edinburgh, passing Loch Leven, where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned by her Protestant nobility.

And then we once again cross the Firth of Forth and return to the city centre.

Customer Reviews

Awesome day

Howard Carroll Posted on 18/05/2017

Awesome day out. Fully recommend the tour. Gillian and Eric were not only friendly but very knowledgeable. A1

Excellent tour guide

M W Grzelak Posted on 15/02/2017

First time but not my last. Grant was an excellent and intelligent guide who cherishes his Scottish heritage. The tour offered the best venues and just enough time to experience them with the inclination to someday return. But first, there are many other tours by Rabbies to experience.

St. Adrews with Ewan, Alnwich Castle with Richard Loch Ness with Ammy

Dorothy Francis Posted on 09/09/2015

Three wonderful tours with three wonderful tour guides. Jim and I enjoyed our short stay in the Edinburgh area topped off by attending the Tattoo performance. Wow!! What a beautiful and clean city, and so easy to navigate our way around it each time we set out on a new adventure. From day one of planning, Rabbies made it easy for us. Emails were returned promptly with correct (as it turned out) information and helpful suggestions. Very professional service with a friendly tone. On the day of each tour, things flowed smoothly, schedules remained on time and much information gained from the guides. Our three guides were very different but nevertheless were all walking history books, friendly and helpful. We also lucked out each tour by being with low maintenance groups. Thank you Rabbies for making our FIRST trip to Scotland such a pleasant one. We will be back!

Audrey 13/6/15

Tamara Hall Posted on 17/06/2015

Went on this trip on advice of friends. St. Andrews is delightful even for the non-golfer. Loved spunky and opinionated Audrey! What a hoot!

ROLAND you are incredible !

Clare Posted on 02/10/2014

Hey a huge shoutout to Roland. My family and I had an excellent experience with the most charismatic guy as our tour leader. We've been searching this tour guide, as we would like some sort of further contact, what is his full name or contact we feel we must say thank you again! Thank you Roland, Clare and family, Australia


Ashley Knipe Posted on 09/09/2014

My friend and I went on the St. Andrews tour last week during our time in Edinburgh and it was fantastic! We had Roland, who doesn't normally lead that tour, but he was the best! He made the time on the bus just as much fun as the time off the bus. Roland, if you ever see this, I had fun being your co-pilot and a character in your Goodman story... My only regret is not taking a video of you telling it! ;)

A visit to a kingdom

Ninsig Posted on 10/07/2014

Went on this tour on Saturday July 5th. This was a part of Scotland I had never been to before so it was very interesting to see the small fishingvillages of Anstruther and Crail and then the larger St. Andrews. Weather was quite ok, bit overcast in the morning but it got sunny by the time we arrived in St. Andrews. The guide; Jan; told some interesting stories, recited poems by Rabbie Burns and he was quite funny at times. His historic knowledge was superb and he told us some facts that might come in handy some day. He played music with connections to the area we were travelling through, and that was a nice touch. It was a good tour! I love the sea so I really enjoyed the walks near the sea, the sound of seagulls and other birds etc. On the way back to Edinburgh we stopped in Falkland and visited the palace. This was my second tour with Rabbie's and I will go on more tours with them in the future - at least if I get back to Scotland again.

Excellent day

Garry Roberts Posted on 28/02/2014

Mike looked after Oliver and myself with knowledgeable and entertaining discourse throughout our day trip to the heart of golf during our recent Edinburgh holiday. We can highly recommend the experience to one and all.

Thank you

Elizabeth Taylor Posted on 02/11/2013

This was a thoroughly enjoyable day. Shelby was an excellent tour guide and driver. I an incredibly tactful way Shelby made sure that no member of the tour was going to spoil the enjoyment of anyone else. At the same time making us feel welcome and looked after. Recommendations for tea, coffee, food and things to see were excellent. The information about geography and history which Shelby gave were ideal. The coach was delightfully clean and comfortable. Thank you.

Review of tour

John & Elizabeth Barrett Posted on 05/07/2013

I read the reviews and wonder about screening that deletes any messages that not say how great Rabbie's is! Our tour July 3, 2013 was less than satisfactory. The bus was late departing, the bus was old, air conditioning was sporadic, sound system had connector/static problems. Jonathan asked if we wanted to extend a stop or go on the St. Andrews, all of us wanted to go on, he extended the stop. A loud and outspoken woman carried on conversation with a foul mouth, until asked to be quiet by another patron. Our time in St. Andrews was cut short to 2 1/5 hours, then 2 patrons did not show up until 15-20 minutes late. Then the trip did not arrive at Waverly station until 6:45, denying us time for dinner before an 8pm concert!. Scotland was beautiful, Rabbie's tour was less than satisfactory! Enjoy whatever!

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