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Le vrai Glasgow des Glaswégiens

Glasgow City, Royaume-Uni

Expérience organisée par Gordon

2 heuresL'expérience est présentée en Anglais.
S'est engagé pour plus de sécurité
Cet hôte s'est engagé à respecter les consignes de sécurité d'Airbnb relatives au COVID-19.
Jusqu'à 10 personnes

Au programme

This is a small private tour. Typically 4/5 guests.
Remember you can add the tour of Lanarkshire which starts immediately after this tour.
We meet George Square, between the Lions.
For the 10.30 tour we focus on Glasgow’s city centre and it’s mysterious history and association with tobacco and slavery. Walking around the city centre ending at Glasgow Cross the heart of the Medieval city.
The tour examines how Glasgow went from being a small rural medieval city around 500 ad to the world's powerhouse with a population of over a million people.
The city has re-invented itself several times and is now transforming itself into one of worlds most beautiful cities from an ugly industrial despoiled blot.
Trace the slave trade and the ruthless barons who profited from the mysery of millions of africans. But before them it was Scotsmen who were enslaved to colonies in the Americas.
We explore Glasgow's complex social, religous and political past when tanks patrolled Glasgow city centre and riots led to executions at Glasgow Cross.
Glasgow has it all from political religous and social strife.
Gordon is a great raconteur, a trained actor with a comedic talent.
Starting George Square, exploring the Merchant City then down to the Medieval High stree
This is a small private tour. Typically 4/5 guests.
Remember you can add the tour of Lanarkshire which starts immediately after this tour.
We meet George Square, between the Lions.
For the 10.30 tour we focus on Glasgow’s city centre and it’s mysterious history and association with tobacco and slavery. Walking around the city centre ending at Glasgow Cross the heart of the Medieval city.
The tour examines how Glasgow went…

Voici votre hôte, Gordon

Hôte sur Airbnb depuis 2015
  • 34 commentaires
  • Identité vérifiée
I am born and bred GLASWEGIAN. I grew up when GLasgow was one of the ugliest and deprived cities in the world. I now take visitors beneath the surface to what makes GLASGOW!
PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW.
I am an experienced qualified “Badged” tour guide. Previous work experience, Police officer, Judge, Businessman.
I try to make the tours both entertaining and interesting. I've trained as an actor so I can tell a good story.
I can direct you to good restaurants, Where the best eating and entertainement spots are.
I uncover Glasgow's secrets, its slave trade connection, the source of its wealth, the poverty, politics and humour of Glasgow.
Working previously in the legal and business community I have a real in depth understanding of my city.
Covid: I am double vacinated and have twice weekly Covid bi lateral tests.
I am born and bred GLASWEGIAN. I grew up when GLasgow was one of the ugliest and deprived cities in the world. I now take visitors beneath the surface to what makes GLASGOW!
PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW.
I am an experienced qualified “Badged” tour guide. Previous work experience, Police officer, Judge, Businessman.
I try to make the tours both entertaining and interesting. I've trained as an actor so I can tell a good story.
I can direct you to good restaurants, Where the b…
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De $35
par personne
lun. 14 juin
$43 par personne
$43 par personne
mar. 15 juin
$43 par personne
$43 par personne
mer. 16 juin
$43 par personne
$43 par personne

Destinations

We will visit but not enter The City Chambers, The Old Post office, Goma and other Glasgow Buildings.

Noté4,94 sur 5 avec 34 commentaires.

Hugo
juin 2021
This was an excellent tour. I did Glasgow and Hamilton, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Glasgow has plenty of impressive things to see while Hamilton has an interesting element of history that is often forgotten by tourists.
Laura
avril 2021
Very pleasant and interesting tour of the city center. Gordon is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his home city. Unforgettable stories and even a few poems by Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns.
Tom
novembre 2020
Gordon was an amazing tour guide. His recital of Robert Burns poetry was gripping and a real treat. Highly recommend this personal tour of Glasgow to all that come to visit.
Joseph
septembre 2020
Gordon was a fantastic host, with a brilliant knowledge of the historyof Glasgow. He shared his stories and made them personal to me and my solo tour I would really reccomend Gordon and his tour to anyone who visits Glasgow!
Sandra
septembre 2020
Enjoyed the walking tour, learned lots about my amazing city that I didn’t know. And the sun was shining which is always a bonus. Thank you Gordon
Stuart
août 2020
Gordon is brilliant. Really friendly guy, interesting life and super knowledgeable. He’s adapted the tour well given COVID restrictions and kept it light, interesting and fun. Would highly recommend

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Exigences pour les voyageurs

Jusqu'à 10 voyageurs âgés de 5 ou plus peuvent y participer. Les enfants de moins de 2 ans peuvent accompagner leurs parents.

Quoi apporter

Warm clothing and good shoes, waterproofs and or umbrella