Oban, Glencoe and West Highland Castles Day Trip from Glasgow

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Tour description

Experience the natural beauty of the West Highlands, with lochs, scenic mountains and ancient castles. Visit Inveraray on the shores of Loch Fyne, see haunting Glencoe; site of the massacre of the MacDonald Clan and visit the quaint fishing town of Oban, gateway to the Isles.

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

What's included

  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What's not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Inveraray Castle


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