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Best of Scotland

The Best of Scotland – Nature & Culture

Tour Highlights:

  • Scotland’s capital – Edinburgh & surroundings
  • The beautiful region Fife, including the infamous town of St Andrews
  • Royal Deeside with Balmoral Castle
  • The Highlands
  • Loch Ness
  • Isle of Skye
  • Eilean Donan Castle

 

Tour itinerary:

Day 1 + 2: Edinburgh

♦ Arrival in Edinburgh, incl. airport transfer
♦ Dinner, incl. Scottish piper and dancer

♦ Edinburgh City tour
♦ Possibility to go on a boat trip to/ around the famous Bass Rock with numerous different seabirds, such as gannets and puffins.

 

 

Day 3: Fife & Perthshire

♦ Coastal towns along the Firth of Forth in Fife
♦ St Andrews: Golf course, Castle, Cathedral, historic town, beach
♦ Dundee with the RRS Discovery Ship
♦ Scone Palace – Historic location of coronation of Scottish kings
♦ Nature Reserves with Ospreys

 

Day 4: Royal Deeside & Aberdeenshire

♦ East Cairngorms National Park with it dramatic landscape
♦ Balmoral Castle – the Queen’s summer residence
♦ Crathie Kirk – Royal Church
♦ St Machar’s Cathedral – Oldest & tallest granite cathedral in the world
♦ Aberdeen – the silver city
♦ Dunnottar Castle

 

 

 

Day 5: Highlands

♦ Walk around beautiful town of Pitlochry
♦ Cairngorms National Park with Sheep dog demonstration
♦ Culloden – important historic battlefield of the last Jacobite rising on April 16 1746
♦ Inverness, the capital of the Highlands
♦ Loch Ness with Urquhart castle

Day 6: Isle of Skye

♦ Eilean Donan Castle – infamous castle of the film ‘Highlander’
♦ Skye Bridge
♦ Cuillin Mountains
♦ Portree – the colourful little harbour
♦ Trotternish with the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock and Quiraing
♦ Ferry ride to Mallaig
♦ Glenfinnan – the ‘Harry Potter Viaduct’
♦ Fort William

 

Day 7: West Highlands – Glasgow

♦ Whisky Distillery ‘Ben Nevis’
♦ Glencoe – the history glen where the ‘Glencoe massacre’ took place
♦ Walk on the West Highlands Way
♦ Loch Lomond & The Trossoach National Park
♦ Glasgow City Tour

 

Day 8: Glasgow

Departure from Glasgow/ Edinburgh.

from € 1,104

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