Scottish Castles: Glamis and Dunnottar - Italian Tour Guide

Day Trips & Excursions in Scotland
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Tour description

Enjoy a full-day trip in Italian from Edinburgh to Glamis and Dunnottar Castle. Admire the amazing family home of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne, the Castle of Glamis and its magnificent gardens and continue your journey to the impressive medieval fortress of Dunnottar whose location will leave you breathless. Spot the RRS Discovery and listen to the story of Captain Scott, the British Royal Navy officer who explored the Antarctic regions for the first time. • A full-day tour in Italian to Glamis and Dunnottar Castles. • Visit one of the most haunted castle in Scotland, Glamis Castle and listen to the legends of the ghosts that wander in its rooms. • Admire Dunnottar and Castle and its incredible cliffs

The tour departs at 8.00 am and returns to Edinburgh at approximately 6:15 pm. • From Edinburgh to Glamis CastleWe will leave Edinburgh at 8.00 and after our first stop in North Queensferry, where we will be able to contemplate the famous bridge over the Forth River, we will arrive to Glamis castle, in which King Duncan was murdered by Macbeth. As we watch its amazing outline of towers and pinnacles, we will listen to its ghost and mysteries legends and stories. • StonehavenThen, we will head to Stonehaven, where we will have time for lunch (not included) and we can enjoy the landscape offered by the county of Aberdeen, with its farming fields on one side and the coastal route on the other. • Dunnottar CastleAfter that, we will arrive to Dunnottar Castle. It was a key place in the dark years of the Independence wars in the XIV century. Robert Bruce conquered it and it has been an inspiration for painters, writers and film directors, because of its dramatic position on the cliffs of the Scottish coast. • From Dundee to EdinburghOur last stop will be in Dundee, from which we will catch a glimpse of the RRS Discovery, the wooden three-masted ship that carried Captain Scott on his first, successful journey to the Antarctic. Before heading back to Edinburgh, at 18.15, we will pass through the Silicon Glen, the Scottish Silicon valley, where the high tech companies are mingled with the barely fields and the lakes, in a region that is of vital importance for the economy of the country.

What's included

  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off