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Lerwick: Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Activity provider: Citywalksz Ltd

Lerwick: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Activity provider: Citywalksz Ltd

From US$ 13.99 per person

Wander the narrow streets of the historic fishing town of Lerwick. Listen to an informative audio guide, see the great Fort Charlotte, and stunning views of The Knab.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Walk through the Knab for breathtaking views
  • Learn about Lerwick's absorbing Viking, Scottish, and Norwegian history at the Shetland Museum.
  • Explore the mighty Fort Charlotte
Full description

Take a walk through the 5000-year-old town of Lerwick while listening to its rich history through your own headset. Be transported to the times of Vikings at the Shetland Museum, discover the Scottish rule, and contemplate the ways the Norwegian regime shaped the city as it stands today.

Witness crannied streets and the coastline that harbors the mighty Fort Charlotte where many boats come and go. Find the way to the Old Tolbooth, the Lodberries, the Knab, the Up Helly-A Museum, and end at the Town Hall.

  • Self-guided walking tour with audio guide (English only)
  • Headphones
  • Audio device
  • Food and drink
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

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What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone
Customer reviews

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2.5 /5

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Poor instructions on where to walk to. And when to listen to the next one.

July 8, 2022

Nice walk but a little out of date. It misses a beautiful walk along a costal pathway on the way to the Broch (which is also on the wrong place on the map). It also says one of the museums is open when it isn’t.

August 10, 2022

Product ID: 180005