Famous for its historic castles, fascinating and often bloody history, breathtaking scenery, lively cities, charming villages, and the legendary Loch Ness monster, Scotland fills visitors with a sense of magic and delight. On this Scotland tour you’ll get an introduction to this enchanting country, starting with a guided tour of a whiskey distillery north of Glasgow and ending in fascinating Edinburgh. In between, you’ll experience some of Scotland’s most scenic areas and fascinating sights. Stunning scenery awaits you on this tour. You’ll cruise along pretty islands on picturesque Loch Lomond, and follow the “Road to the Isles,” with its breathtaking hills, green woodlands, and spectacular beaches. You’ll visit the Isle of Skye, with some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery, be on the lookout for the mysterious Loch Ness monster in the Highlands, and drive through Cairngorms National Park, with its sub-arctic mountains and varied wildlife. Learn about Scotland’s fascinating history and visit one of the most famous battle sites, the Culloden Visitor Centre, where you’ll learn about the battle in 1746 when Bonnie Prince Charles was defeated. For those wanting to follow in the footsteps of royalty, this Scotland tour offers Edinburgh Castle, dating to the 12th century, once residence of Scottish monarchs, and today home to the Scottish Crown Jewels. You’ll also board and tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, home to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years. This is just one of the out-of-the-ordinary, fascinating experiences offered by Globus on this fun-filled, exciting Scotland vacation.
GLASGOW Welcome dinner; orientation driveLOCH LOMOND[LF] Cruise the lochGLENGOYNE Guided tour of the whisky distillerySTIRLING Visit Stirling CastleFORT WILLIAMGLENFINNAN Take pictures of the monument and the Harry Potter viaductMALLAIG–ARMADALE Cross the Sound of Sleat by ferryCULLODEN MOORVisit the battle site’s visitor centerTOMINTOUL Visit the 18th-century planned Highland villageSCONE PALACE [LF] Coffee, shortbread and a private guided tour of the Earl and Countess of Mansfield’s stately home ST. ANDREWS [LF] Practice at the Golf CenterEDINBURGH Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle, [LF] visit the former Royal Yacht Britannia and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant
Glasgow. Loch Lomond & Stirling Excursion
Glasgow – Fort William – Glenfinnan – Isle Of Skye
Isle Of Skye – Culloden Moor – Tomintoul – Aberdeen
Aberdeen – St. Andrews – Edinburgh.