On the northern tip of a celebrated island that shares its name with a breed of dog, this remote sea cliff is an excellent place to spot dolphins, sharks, and whales frolicking in the frigid water, as well as nesting razorbills and shags. Walkers here will marvel at the ruins of an ancient castle on a nearby bluff. Just don’t get fooled by the place’s name—though its translation means “Hunish Point,” it’s nowhere near Hungary!
Portree, the largest town on the Isle of Skye, is a cultural center and active fishing port celebrated for its lovely brightly colored buildings.
The countless keeps and castles dotting hilltops and cliffs throughout Scotland bears testament to its history of medieval battles. One such famous site, Eilean Donan Castle, was first built in the 6th century.
Scotland is renowned for its famously smokey Scotch whisky. You’ll have the opportunity to try it for yourself at the Blair Atholl distillery, one of the oldest distilleries in the country.
While strolling on the slopes of Beinn Odhar in the Highlands, you’ll have the opportunity to see the iconic horseshoe-curve railway viaduct (featured in numerous movies) that crosses the glen.
Nestled in the heart of Highland Perthshire, Fonab Castle is a truly unique 5-star hotel. Lovingly restored, it draws inspiration from its historic past while adding its own contemporary twist.
You can visit Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow, on our Pre-tour Extension. One of the most cosmopolitan destinations in Europe, it’s home to world famous art collections and museums and is a must-see for the splendor of Scotland’s best known architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh.