Evening Excursion : The Edinburgh Tattoo
|This incredibly popular annual event is Scotlandís largest
and most impressive
spectacle, and one of the great visual and musical performances in the
EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO PERFORMANCE
Each year during a few weeks in August, thousands of spectators gather amid
outdoor setting of Edinburgh Castleís Esplanade to experience the
Ceremony. From your reserved bleacher seats, you will be able to view this
event which will unfold during the approximately 1 1/2-hour performance. The
entertainment features military precision drills with massed bands,
bagpipes, and drums,
all representing various international Scottish Regiments. This rich pageant
ever-changing and continuous, with traditional Scottish dancing, and
historical events. The Tattoo comes to an end with the most moving of all
performances - a lone piper, floodlit on the castle battlements, his
reaching out across the historic setting and into your memory forever.
WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
During your drive into Edinburgh, your motor coach may experience heavy
traffic due to
the popularity of the Tattoo performance; therefore, this tour allows plenty
of time for the
journey. Once at Edinburgh Castle, your motor coach will park in a designated
from there it is an uphill walk to the Esplanade seating area.
This tour has a very limited availability. Princess purchases the maximum
tickets permitted by the Tattoo for any single performance.
Tickets for the Tattoo are on a first come first serve basis and must be
booked at least 30
days prior to the cruise. Additional tickets cannot be obtained once the
tour is fully
subscribed as performances are sold out months in advance.