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$55.73 Cultural & Theme Tours

Small-Group West Highland Lochs and Castles from Edinburgh

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Rabbie's Cafe BarMeet here for boarding 15-mins before published departure time.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Doune Castle, Doune, Stirling, ScotlandOne of the best preserved Medieval castles in Scotland. It also featured in ‘Monty Python’s Holy Grail’, ‘Outlander’, and 'The Outlaw King'.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Luss Village Paths, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandThis idyllic village on the shores of Loch Lomond will make you want to pack your bags and move in.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Rest and be Thankful, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandLet the beauty sink in at this stunning location that was a popular rest spot for soldiers.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Inveraray Castle, Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandVisit this 18th century town and discover an ancient jail and a gorgeous castle.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

$59.71 Day Trips & Excursions

West Highland Lochs and Castles Day Trip from Edinburgh

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Doune Castle, Doune, Stirling, ScotlandWe stop for an hour at Doune CastleDuration: 1 hourStop At: Inveraray Castle, Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandWe stop at Inveraray for two hours, giving customers the option of visiting Inveraray Castle if they wishDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Luss Pier, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandWe stop at Luss for views across Loch LomondDuration: 15 minutes

$53.08 Day Trips & Excursions

Oban, Glencoe and West Highland Castles Day Trip from Glasgow

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Inveraray Castle, Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, Scotlandthe historic home of the Duke of Argyll, chief of the Clan Campbell, nestled in large beautiful gardens overlooking Loch Fyne. Alternatively, explore the town’s white-washed Georgian houses, wide streets and breathtaking views across the loch.Duration: 1 minutePass By: Kilchurn CastleWe then pass Kilchurn Castle, one of Scotland's most photographed castles, nestled on the banks of Loch Awe and beautifully framed by mountains. Stop At: Oban- dayoMerseyside, travelled November 2015Next we make a stop for lunch in the picturesque harbour town of Oban, ‘Gateway to the Isles’, with free time to explore its horseshoe bay and see McCaig’s Folly, an iconic 19th century tower reminiscent of the Colosseum in RomeDuration: 1 hour 15 minutesPass By: Castle Stalker, Appin, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandAfter free time exploring, we travel onwards past the 15th century Castle Stalker, which is set on a small island on Loch Laich, Stop At: Glencoe Mountain, Ballachulish, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Glencoe, one of Scotland’s most haunting glens and site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald clan.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Luss Pier, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandAt the pretty conservation village of Luss on the ‘Bonnie, Bonnie Banks’ of Loch Lomond, we can walk along the shore or admire the village before returning to Glasgow where your Oban tour will end.Duration: 30 minutes

$741.72 Cultural & Theme Tours

Iona, Mull, Isle of Skye Small Group 5-Day Tour from Edinburgh

ItineraryDay 1: Edinburgh - Trossachs National Park - ObanStop At: Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandOne of Scotland’s largest lochs. Admire the views and take postcard-perfect photos to share with your friends and family. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Inveraray Castle, Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandYou venture through the impressive mountains of the West Highlands and the magnificent whitewashed 18th Century town of Inveraray, home to the Campbell Clan and the Duke of Argyll. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: ObanThis Victorian harbour town offers excellent seafood and a charming intimacy. This will be your base for the next 2 nights.Duration: 5 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Oban.Day 2: Oban - Isle of Mull - Iona (optional trip to Staffa & Fingal's Cave)Stop At: Fingal's Cave, The Hebrides, Scotland(optional boat trip) Volcanic rock columns are home to black guillemots, fulmars, puffins and the magical Fingal's Cave. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Isle of Staffa, Isle of Mull, The Hebrides, Scotland(optional boat trip)Felix Mendelssohn, who visited the uninhabited island of Staffa, off Mull, in 1829, was inspired to compose his 'Hebrides Overture' after hearing waves echoing in the impressive and cathedral-like Fingal’s Cave. The cave walls and surrounding cliffs are composed of vertical, hexagonal basalt columns that look like pillars (Staffa is Norse for ‘pillar island’). You can land on the island and walk into the cave via a causeway. Nearby Boat Cave can be seen from the causeway, but you can’t reach it on foot. Staffa also has a sizeable puffin colony, north of the landing place.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Iona Abbey and Nunnery, Isle of Iona, The Hebrides, ScotlandYou take the small ferry to Iona, birthplace of Celtic Christianity, and ancient burial ground of Scottish Kings. Here you can visit the historic abbey with its intricate carved crosses in the churchyard, or explore rocky headlands and sandy coves. ** Passengers may have less free time on Iona, if they opt for the Staffa boat trip.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Oban.Day 3: Oban - West Highlands - PlocktonStop At: Castle Stalker, Appin, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandLocated in one of Scotland's most beautiful spots and dramatically sited on a small island at the mouth of Loch Laich.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Glencoe Mountain, Ballachulish, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThe scenery of Glencoe is breathtakingly beautiful!From the spectacular 3 Sisters to the Majestic Buachailie Etive Mor, this has got to be one of the most beautiful places in Scotland!Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Plockton Harbour, Plockton, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThe picturesque village of Plockton boasts an incomparable location on a sheltered bay of Loch Carron surrounded by a ring of hills.Plockton has a charming seaside setting and the road follows the bay with a chocolate-box row of neatly painted cottages arranged around the curve of a tiny harbour. The village is backed by a craggy landscape of heather and pine.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Plockton.* Please note that Friday departures will stay in Portree instead.Day 4: Touring around Isle of SkyeStop At: Kilt Rock, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandPicturesque observation point offering panoramic views of waterfalls, cliffs & sea.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland(optional)Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history and clan legend on offer at award winning 5* Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.Built on a rock in an idyllic loch side setting, Dunvegan is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Portree Harbour, Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandSet round its natural harbour and fringed by high ground and cliffs, the town is a popular tourists’ holiday destination and the harbour continues to be used by fishing boats as well as pleasure craft.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Plockton.* Please note that Friday departures will stay in Portree instead.Day 5: Plockton - Loch Ness - Pitlochry - EdinburghStop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh, Lochalsh, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandAn iconic and gorgeous 13th century castle that once warded off Viking invasions. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Fort Augustus, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandSituated on the most southern tip of Loch Ness on the Great Glen Way, this historic and scenic hamlet is a popular tourist destination.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$82.27 Tours & Sightseeing

Loch Lomond, Loch Awe, Oban, and Inveraray Tour from Glasgow

We depart Scotland's largest city Glasgow, traveling to the largest expanse of fresh water in Scotland Loch Lomond. Here we can visit the conservation Luss village for coffee and sightseeing. Luss is known for the T.V programme "Take the Highroad".Traveling deep into the Highlands, we pass by some amazing views (including Loch Awe, the longest in Scotland). Every moment you spend here you feel is rich with history. The Kilchurn Castle (historically a stronghold of the Campbell Clan) is known for being haunted it is a ruined 15th and 17th century structure on a rocky peninsula. On this part of the tour you will understand the Battle of the Pass of Brander, known as the Wars of Scottish Independence.It's lunchtime and we arrive at Oban here you can explore Scotland's Victorian seaside town, climb up to McCaig's Tower, enjoy the stunning views to the isles of Mull and Kerrera. On offer here is some of the freshest seafood you'll ever have tasted (own expense). Heading home, you'll visit the seat of the Campbell Clan at Inveraray, where we'll stop so that you can indulge in ice-cream, homemade cakes,sweets and a drink in the elegance of Loch Fyne (own expense).

$370.20 Cultural & Theme Tours

Isle of Arran 3-Day Tour from Edinburgh

ItineraryDay 1: Edinburgh – Burns Country – Brodick, Isle of ArranStop At: Whitelee Windfarm, Eaglesham, East Renfrewshire, ScotlandWhitelee is the UK's largest onshore windfarm. It is also home to the unique Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre, offering a hands-on interactive experience for all, bringing renewable energy to life!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Culzean Castle and Country Park, Ayr, South Ayrshire, Ayrshire, ScotlandAn 18th century castle with beautiful grounds and gorgeously elegant rooms.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, South Ayrshire, Ayrshire, ScotlandDiscover the locations that inspired Scotland’s most famous poet.• Visit Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (admission fee extra)• Take a walk along the ‘Poets Path’ to the Burns Cottage (where Burns was born)• Visit the Burns monument and gardens• Visit Brig O’ DoonDuration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Brodick on the Island of Arran.Day 2: Isle of ArranStop At: Machrie Moor Stone Circles, Isle of Arran, ScotlandTake a walk out to the magnificent Machrie Moor standing stones.These prehistoric stone circles are the most famous archeological sites on the Isle of Arran.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kildonan beach, Kildonan, Isle of Arran, ScotlandTake a short walk on the beach and enjoy the views of the ruined Kildonan Castle.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Lochranza Castle, Lochranza, Isle of Arran, ScotlandShort stop for some fresh air and an excellent opportunity for some great photos!Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Arran Aromatics, Brodick, Isle of Arran, ScotlandDiscover one of Scotland's most-loved brands and indulge your senses with the beautiful fragrances of Arran Aromatics.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Isle of Arran Distillers, Lochranza, Isle of Arran, ScotlandExplore the fine taste of the Isle of Arran Single Malt Whisky, made from mostly malted barley and the purest water in Scotland. Enjoy the decadently rich taste of Isle of Arran Distillery's cream liqueur. Arran Gold is a cream liqueur based on Arran's single malt whisky, and was named as the 'World's Best Whisky Liqueur'.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Brodick on the Island of Arran.Day 3: Brodick – Kintyre Peninsula – Inveraray – EdinburghStop At: Inveraray Castle, Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, ScotlandVisit the romantic Inveraray Castle & Gardens on the shores of Loch Fyne and discover one of Scotland’s finest stately homes.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Rest and be Thankful, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandFrom the viewpoint of this famous beauty spot you can see the old valley road, engineered by General Wade during the subjection of Scotland following the Jacobite rebellion.A stone was erected to commemorate the completion of this military road in 1750. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Luss Visitor Centre, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandThe charming conservation village of Luss is a popular place to visit by Loch Lomond, beautifully located with islands offshore and great views of the mountain Ben Lomond from the beach and shore.Duration: 40 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

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