This 8-day classic offers the perfect combination of nature and culture as well as the opportunity to experience Scotland's highlights in one tour. Explore the magnificent Palace of Holyroodhouse in the majestic Scottish capital Edinburgh and take a trip to the mystical Loch Ness. Round off the trip with a visit to a traditional whiskey distillery. What could be more Scottish?
The journey begins with the P&O night ferry crossing from Rotterdam / Zeebrugge to Hull.
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Upon arrival in Hull, drive through the Scottish borders to Melrose where you have the possibility to visit a traditional tartan factory to learn about the production of the Scottish fabric.
2 overnight stays including breakfast in the Edinburgh area
On today’s excursion there is the possibility to visit the Scottish capital Edinburgh. Explore the city on a guided sightseeing tour covering famous sights such as the Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street. Afterwards there is the possibility to visit the magnificent Palace of Holyroodhouse, which is Her Majesty The Queen’s official residence in Scotland.
Starting today's program is a visit to the historic city of Culross, the most comprehensive example of a Scottish free city of the 17th and 18th centuries. Afterwards there is the possibility to stop in the vicinity of Perth, to have lunch and watch Scottish highland cattle. From there continue to the Highland Folk Museum and be transported back in time on a journey into the 18th century.
2 overnight stays including breakfast in the Newtonmore area
Today there will be time to visit the Culloden Battlefield as well as the romantic Cawdor Castle, the 14th century home of the Thanes of Cawdor. Afterwards follow the unique Malt Whisky Trail and get insights into the origin of the world famous Scotch whisky in one of the many distilleries. A taste of the Scottish national drink should not be missed.
Travel alongside the mystic Loch Ness and make a stop at the Clansman Centre in Fort Augustus to experience 17th century Highland life. Afterwards continue alongside the Caledonian Canal towards the dramatic landscape of Glen Coe.
Overnight stay including breakfast in the Fort William/Oban area
Travel to Glasgow for your last overnight stay, stopping at Loch Lommond on-route. Upon arriving in Glasgow, go on a sightseeing tour to discover the city's revered culture, stunning architecture and internationally acclaimed museums and galleries.
Overnight stay including breakfast in the Glasgow area
Before continuing to Hull where the P&O night ferry to Rotterdam/Zeebrugge will depart, you may like to add in a short stop to see the famous Yorkshire Dales.
Upon arrival in Rotterdam / Zeebrugge, continue the journey back home.