Llegada a Escocia y traslado al hotel. Comenzamos la ruta en EDIMBURGO, la capital de Escocia y una de las ciudades más activas del norte de Europa; el centro monumental ha sido declarado Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO; el castillo domina la ciudad, sus empinadas calles, sus parques. Al comienzo de la tarde incluimos una visita panorámica con guía local.
Free day. You can enjoy the charm of this city. Free time to explore and discover memorable places.
EDINBURGH - STIRLING 64ºF - PITLOCHRY 64ºF - BLAIR PALACE - INVERNESS 66ºF
We will depart for northern Scotland. We will visit STIRLING and its amazing historic centre overlooked by its large castle which sits atop an intrusive crag. We will also visit WALLACE Monument. We will trek the trail that goes to the foot of the tower (ticket not included) which was built in memory of William Wallace, a 13thcentury Scottish military hero who became famous thanks to the film Braveheart. Afterwards, we will continue north to PITLOCHRY, a picturesque town where we know a traditional whisky distillery, Blair Athol, where Bell´s is produced. Lunchtime. Afterwards, we will enter (ticket included) Blair Castle and its impressive gardens. We will continue north. Arrival in INVERNESS late in the afternoon. A seaside town quite close to Loch Ness. Dinner included and sojourn. Note: The hotel network in northern Scotland is quite limited. For some tours (normally in the month of August), we may offer accommodation in towns around Inverness.
We will enjoy a stage full of excitement amid quite beautiful landscapes, forests, lakes, deserted lands and fjords from northern Scotland. We will visit the fascinating Eilean Donan Castle, which is quite picturesque and is located over the fjord’s waters (ticket included). Afterwards, we will travel to FORT AUGUSTUS where we will visit its sluice gate system. Time for lunch and a stroll. We will resume our trip to LOCH NESS in the afternoon. We include a boat tour around the lake’s dark waters, after offering tickets to enter URQUHART medieval castle. Dinner and sojourn in INVERNESS.
INVERNESS 66ºF - FORT WILLIAM 64ºF - INVERARAY - LOCH LOMOND - GLASGOW 63ºF
We will continue enjoying a stage with gorgeous landscapes. We will make a brief stop in SPEAN BRIDGE to visit a monument that speaks about the Second World War. We will later stop in FORT WILLIAM, a tourist centre at the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest summit in the United Kingdom. We will go by KILCHURN Castle, which displays its beautiful ruins right by a dark lake. INVERARAY, a quite picturesque historic village by Loch Fyne with a large castle and quiet streets. Lunchtime. We will return contouring Loch Lomond, one of the most popular lakes in Scotland. Arrival in GLASGOW at mid-afternoon. Time for a stroll around the centre of this lively city.
After breakfast, end of our services.