Eilean Donan castle on a sunny autumn day in Scotland.

Scotland Vacation Ideas

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From rugged highlands to revered distilleries and charming villages your options for a Scotland vacation are expansive. Get acquainted with a welcoming culture and explore marvelous nature and more with the Scotland vacation ideas within the sample itineraries below. When ready, get connected with a Zicasso travel expert to plan your optimal tour.

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Inveraray Castle with autumn colors in Scotland

Luxury Scotland Tour: Highlands, Castles, and Lochs

9 Day Custom Tour

From $3,145

The picturesque beauty of Edinburgh comes second to the natural grandeur of the Highlands and unique fairytale scenery of the Isle of Skye during your luxury Scotland tour. The country has inspired magical stories and freedom fighters, archeological discoveries and elegant architecture spreading from cities to towns, villages to remote woodlands. Relish a chance to enjoy the opulence of Scotland’s iconic accommodations on an intimate group excursion highlighting the proud history and distinctive culture personified in the secluded castles, majestic lakes, and welcoming villages making your tour of Scotland tailored to your tastes.

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Bunnahabhain distillery on the island of Islay

Best of Scotland’s Distilleries Tour and Island Hopping

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,395

From the soft smokiness of a Highland single malt to the salty bite of the whiskies of Islay, from the peak of Ben Nevis to the meadows of the Lowlands, Scotland is a country filled with contrasts and complexity. This is the tour of Scotland that will show you all of it and introduce you to the magic of the majestic land.

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The Glenfinnan Viaduct railway in Scotland

Enchanting Scotland Family Tour through Cities and Countrysides

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,695

Embrace ancient legends and explore beyond the imagination on this 9-day family Scotland tour. From the Hogwarts Express to monster hunting on Loch Ness, explore the country’s iconic destinations and highlights. Scotland rewards slow travel, and over nine days, you can enjoy something special for all ages, including mountain biking with reindeer, the Isle of Skye, and Edinburgh’s history.

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Sunrise at Quiraing, Isle of Skye in Scotland

Classic Scotland Tour for First Timers

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,995

Scotland is an image of classic legend emanating from the highlands and drifting off of reflective lakes known as lochs. Castles hover over cliffs and battlefields are marked with carved stones to commemorate brave clans. Your handcrafted tour of classic Scotland provides you with the elegance of palaces and thousands of years of history. Indulge in the unique landscape that reminds you of a fairytale wonderland and stroll through charming villages with homes bathed in white walls and topped with thatched roofs. The landscapes and the castles enchant you and help create Scotland.

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Loch Ness, Scotland, UK

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

7 Day Custom Tour

From $2,095

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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Old town Edinburgh city skyline in Scotland at sunset

Luxury Vacation: England, Scotland & Ireland

12 Day Custom Tour

From $4,195

Hallowed halls and boisterous bars, Scotch-Irish brogues and the aristocratic lilt of Shakespearean England, England, Scotland, and Ireland are filled with the sights and sounds that remind you of a different, nobler past. Whether you’ve been searching for medieval castles or modern luxury, the whispers of the past or the songs of the present, search no more: it’s all right here.

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