Il Vallo di Adriano, l’antica Britannia e gli Scottish Borders
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Una giornata per scoprire il meglio dell’Antica Britannia e il Vallo di Adriano: lasciatevi guidare fino al cuore degli Scottish Borders, per tornare indietro di due millenni, ai confini più remoti e selvaggi del potente Impero Romano.

Mappa del tour

Posti che esplorerai


- Gli Scottish Borders

- Carter Bar - al confine tra Scozia e Inghilterra

- Il Vallo di Adriano

- Passeggiata a Steel Rigg, Northumberland

- Moffat - città termale risalente al XIX secolo


Il tuo viaggio


Una giornata per scoprire il meglio dell’Antica Britannia e il Vallo di Adriano: lasciatevi guidare fino al cuore degli Scottish Borders, per tornare indietro di due millenni, ai confini più remoti e selvaggi del potente Impero Romano.

Un’escursione ideale per chi vuole rivivere la storia di questo antico avamposto romano circondato da morbide colline ai confine della Scozia meridionale.


Tour Details

Andata
08.15 - Rabbie's Café Bar, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG
(Si prega di notare, guidate su e dopo 1 aprile partono alle 08.15)
Ritorno
19.00
Discounts

Studenti, persone che abbiano compiuto i 60 anni, bambini e ragazzi tra i 5 e i 15 anni.

Important information
  • Metti in valigia scarpe comode e indumenti impermeabili
Tour inclusions
  • Trasporto su un minibus Mercedes a 16 posti
  • Aria condizionata
  • I racconti e i servizi di un autista-guida di Rabbie's
Tour exclusions
  • Biglietti di ingresso alle attrazioni turistiche

Itinerario

Usciti da Edimburgo vi dirigerete verso Sud, con una sosta a Jedburgh, storica cittadina di confine dove potrete ristorarvi e ammirare i resti della celebre abbazia agostiniana.

Attraverserete il confine a Carter Bar, sul limitare delle Cheviot Hills, un luogo dove si respirano settecento anni di storia.

Da qui passerete per il Northumberland National Park fino a raggiungere Steel Rigg, dove potrete ammirare da vicino il Vallo di Adriano. Dopo pranzo il viaggio continua lungo il Vallo: la guida vi consiglierà sui luoghi più affascinanti da visitare.

Avrete tempo di osservare il Vallo o i resti di uno dei numerosi insediamenti romani prima di ritornare verso Nord, attraversare le Galloway Hills e fare sosta nella località termale vittoriana di Moffat. Passando tra le Sothern Uplands e gli Scottish Borders, sarete di ritorno a Edimburgo intorno alle 19.

Itinerary (English)

You travel on old Roman Dere Street, which linked the supply ports of the south of England up to modern day Scotland.

Your first stop on this tour is the border town of Jedburgh, a historic burgh dominated by a magnificent 12th century Augustinian Abbey.

On arrival in Jedburgh you may have time to take a short walk through the narrow streets and visit this impressive ruin.

Continuing south we make a stop at the scenic Carter Bar on the edge of the Cheviot Hills. This crossing point between Scotland and England runs close to the ancient Roman road and has formed the border between the two countries for the past 700 years.

The tour continues through the magnificent forests of Northumberland National Park before turning west towards Hadrian’s Wall.

We follow the road that takes us along the south side of the wall, stopping at Steel Rigg. You have time to walk beside the wall and experience the isolation that Roman foot soldiers would have experienced as they guarded their empire from the ‘barbarians’ to the north.

Customer Reviews

Wonderful day at Hadrians wall :-D

Svetlana Posted on 24/08/2016

We had a truly wonderful day at the Hadrians Wall! Our tour guide was Jeff and he was marvelous guide, truly knowledgeable, fun to talk to and very considerate. Me and my sister enjoyed this daytrip very much! I could definetely recommend the tour to everybody! Cheers!

Hadrians Wall

Rich Linda H. Posted on 29/06/2016

Thanks for a memorable one-day tour. The travel time was filled with history, music, and humor. Fergus was a wonderful guide. We learned much about the past and current life of the Wall. The stop at Jedburgh was a great beginning. It would have been nice to have had a little more time there. Vindolanda was a spectacular site to see and a great place for lunch. It was very helpful to have Fergus give us tips and local referrals to follow-up with after the tour ended. Glad to have been part of the experience and would do it again.

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