Our Scotland

OUR SCOTLAND: LIBERTY IS SPECIAL AND YOU ARE SPECIAL. DON’T TRUST WHO’S COPYING US

DAY 1: ARRIVAL –  GLASGOW 

Arrive in Glasgow airport, meet the assistant for transfer to city centre. Dinner and overnight in Glasgow

DAY 2: GLASGOW – LUSS – INVERARAY – FORT WILLIAM Km. 210

After breakfast visit to Glasgow cathedral, the only medieval Scottish church still standing.
Then we will head to Luss, a village situated on the central part of Loch Lomond. Up to
Inveraray, a beautiful village situated on the river Loch Fyne

Free time for lunch at your leisure. After lunch, visit to the Castle. We then travel to Glencoe and to FortWilliam situated at the foot of Ben Nevis, Scotland’s highest mountain. Dinner and Overnight in FortWilliam or surroundings

DAY 3: ISLE OF SKYE Km. 330

After breakfast we will depart to Mallaig and we will board in to the Ferry to Armadale to discover the beauty of Isle of Skye, the largest and best known of the Inner Hebrides which is 80 Km. long but all villages are not more then 9 Km. far away from the sea. Stop in Portree, pretty village overlooking the harbour.

Free time for lunch at your leisure. We then visit the DunvenganCastle, home of MacLeod Clan since XI century. On the way back crossing Kyle of Lochals we will admire EileanDonanCastle, magnificent ruin worldwide known to be filmed in HIGHLANDER movie. Dinner and overnight in FortWilliam or surroundings

Day 4: FORTAUGUSTUS – INVERNESS Km 110

After breakfast, we will leave for Loch Ness, famous for its improbable inhabitant the Monster. We will then travel to FortAugustus, a lovely holiday retreat situated south of the lake.You may take a boat trip (see supplement). Free time for lunch at your leisure We then visit Urquhart to admire the remains of the castle. During the day, visit to a local distillery to see the production of whisky. We will then travel to Inverness. Dinner and Overnight in Inverness or surroundings

Day 5: CAWDORCastle – BLAIRCASTLE – PITLOCHRY Km 210

After breakfast we will leave for Cawdor. A magical name, romantically linked by Shakespeare with Macbeth. A superb fairy-tale Castle, and just what every visitor is looking for…  Scottish history that you can touch and see and sense for yourself. CawdorCastle is not another cold monument, but a splendid house and the home of the Cawdor family to this day. Then we will leave for BlairCastle with its roots in the 13th century, BlairCastle’s history extends over some 740 years, during which time it has welcomed countless generations of visitors. At the gateway to the Grampian Mountains on the route north to Inverness, the location was highly strategic. Today we can enjoy the wild beauty of the surrounding landscape, but centuries ago it was a threatening and dangerous place. We will then travel to Pitlochry, pretty village Queen Victoria considered one of the most elegant in Europe. Free time for lunch at your leisure. Crossing legendary valleys we will arrive in Perth or Dundee or surroundings. Dinner and overnight

DAY 6: ST. ANDREWS – FALKLANDPALACE – EDINBURGH Km 145

After breakfast we will leave for St Andrews. The city known worldwide as the “home of golf”. This is in part because the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, founded in 1754, exercises legislative authority over the game worldwide. Do not miss Cathedral and Castle ruins destroyed by Henry the VIII army in 1500. We will travel then to Falkland, pretty village where you will have some time for lunch at your leisure. In the afternoon we will visite the Palace: The Scottish Crown acquired FalklandCastle from MacDuff of Fife in the 14th century. In 1402 Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany imprisoned his nephew David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, the eldest son of King Robert III of Scotland, at Falkland. The incarcerated Duke eventually died there from neglect and starvation. Between 1501 and 1541 Kings James IV and James V of Scotland transformed the old castle into a beautiful royal palace: one of the finest Renaissance palaces in Scotland. James V, already ill, died at Falkland in December 1542 after hearing that his wife had given birth to a daughter: Mary, Queen of Scots. Arriving in Edinburgh we will admire the Firth of Forth, the railway bridge became the landmark of Scotland. Dinner and overnight in Edinburgh.

DAY 7: EDINBURGH

Following breakfast, we will begin a guided tour of Edinburgh. We will admire the old city, the
medieval part with the Castle dominating the city-centre skyline and the Royal Mile where, at the bottom, you will admire Holyrood Palace, Scotland’s Royal Family Home and where Mary, queen of Scots passed long time of her miserable life. Lunch at your leisure. Afternoon free time for individual visits or shopping. Dinner and overnight in Edinburgh.

DAY 8: DEPARTURE

After breakfast at hotel and according to flight time, transfer to airport and fly home.

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