Europe Itineraries: EU23

Classic Scotland

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Day 01: Arrive in Edinburgh

Arrival in Edinburgh international airport. You can explore the beautiful city on your own. Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 02: Edinburgh

Morning, proceed to enjoy the 15th-century capital of Scotland and its dramatic skyline.  Edinburgh city tour includes the Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyrood House, the historic Royal Mile, Our Dynamic Earth and much more. Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 03: Edinburgh - Loch Ness, Glen Coe - Edinburgh

Morning, enjoy the highlands of Scotland with a visit to Rannoch Moor – Admire unforgettable views at this epic expanse of untouched wilderness. Glencoe – Be moved by the sheer beauty and tragic tales of one of Scotland’s most famous landscapes. Great Glen – A humongous fault line through the Scottish Highlands; it’s a location that’s as historically important as it is beautiful. Fort Augustus – This wee town of 650 inhabitants is a great spot to watch boats traversing the Caledonian Canal. Loch Ness – Take a chance to go on an optional boat cruise or wander around this alluring and eerie loch. Grampian Mountains – Enjoy classic views of one of Scotland’s most mesmerizing mountain ranges. Highland Perthshire – Travel through thick pine-clad slopes and take in views of fast-flowing rivers. Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 04: Edinburgh - Inverness

Morning, checkout & proceed to Inverness. Evening at leisure to explore the beautiful city. Overnight in Inverness.

Day 05: Inverness

Morning, proceed to a city tour of Inverness, to have an insight into the development of the city from the original street between Castle and Kirk, with the oldest building Abertarff House, to the recently completed Highland Archive Centre. Inverness has had 5 castles through the centuries with many famous visitors, not all welcome, McBeth , Robert the Bruce, Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie among them. Visit the many churches including St Andrews Cathedral which is probably one of Local architect Dr. Alexander Ross’s finest buildings. On the western outskirts of the City, the tour highlights Tomnahurich Hill and the Caledonian Canal, where you could hop off for a Jacobite Cruise on Loch Ness before taking the higher ground for great panoramic views of Kessock Bridge, The Black Isle and the Inverness Firth out to Fort George. Overnight in Inverness.

Day 06: Inverness - Glasgow

Morning, Checkout & proceed to Glasgow. Afternoon, explore the most vibrant and exciting Scottish town boasts excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parklands and buildings. Visit George Square, Glasgow Cathedral, Merchant City, The Barras and more attractions. Overnight in Glasgow.

Day 07: Homeward Bound

Morning, proceed to the Railway station to board the train to Zurich International airport to fly back to the hometown with beautiful memories.