Loch Ness, Scotland, UK

Best of Scotland Tour: Edinburgh, Blair Atholl, Lowlands & Highlands

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Countries Visited

Scotland

Places Visited

Edinburgh, Stirling, The Trossachs, Loch Ness...

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Suggested Duration

7 Days

Castles and distilleries, formal gardens and boundless meadows, friendly people and unforgettable stories: It can all be found in Scotland. Be you nature buff or shopaholic, history enthusiast or whisky connoisseur, art lover or fierce outdoorsmen, the stunning scenery, captivating cities and charming people of Scotland are sure to make you feel right at home.

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Trip Highlights

* Start and finish in enchanting Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland and home to one of the best city walks in the entire country* Tour the grounds of Stirling Castle, the center of the famed Scottish Wars of Independence, as well as the stills and vats at one of the country’s best whisky distilleries* Wind your way along the Great Glen from Fort William to Inverness, taking in all the craggy grandeur that is the Highlands of Scotland* Walk the ramparts and man the battlements at some of Scotland’s largest and best-known castles, including the real-world inspiration for one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies* Discover the battlefield of Culloden, the glorious landscape of the Trossachs, and the murky, peat-filled waters of the country’s most famous lake

Detailed Description

From the annals of medieval British chroniclers to the celluloid of the silver screen, Scotland is a country that is filled with history and legends. It’s a country made up of warrior poets and loveable outlaws, as well as daring princes fighting for a crown and solitary pipers playing tunes that waft over the weathered stretches of the Scottish Highlands. This weeklong Scotland vacation will show you all of this and more, from the modern streets of Scotland’s greatest cities to the unconquerable wilderness of the savage north, from high culture in an aristocratic manor to high winds blowing from the shores of Loch Ness; it’s all within the presence of some of the friendliest people you could ever hope to meet.

Learn about Scotland’s numerous rebellions against her mighty neighbor to the south as you stride the defenses of Stirling Castle and survey the fields of Culloden. Explore the country’s more sophisticated side, from the museums of Edinburgh to the Old High Church in Inverness. Weave your way through the famous Highlands, from the valleys of the Great Glen to the endless stretch of Loch Ness. And, of course, have a taste of the finest single malts in the world at one of the nation’s oldest distilleries.

If you’ve ever longed to live in the pages of a Walter Scott novel and you’ve never been put off by the thought of haggis, if you’ve always wanted to see the spectacular scenery of the Highlands and found yourself longing for nice spot of whisky, or if you’ve ever wanted to experience life in all its incarnations, from natural beauty to urban splendor, then this is the trip for you. Scotland is unique and unforgettable, memorable and magical, fun and friendly and truly fantastic. And it’s waiting for you to visit.

Starting Price

$2,095 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

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