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Best of West Highlands and Oban Tour Experience from Glasgow
Tour Theme: Glasgow Day Tours (Group Tours)
This tour starts from: Glasgow
Duration: 1 Day - 9 hours 15min approx.
The Gateway to the Isles and the best of the West Highlands
The tour leaves Glasgow and dives straight into the countryside, travelling up Loch Lomond (the largest expanse of water in the Scotland) to stop off at the conservation village of Luss. We then head deep into the Highlands, passing through breathtaking scenery (including views along Loch Awe, the longest in Scotland). The countryside you'll pass through is dotted with historic sites and monuments such as the haunting Kilchurn Castle (historically a stronghold of the Campbell clan) and the Pass of Brander (where Robert the Bruce had a notable victory). As we head north, we'll stop so you can take some fantastic photographs to record your highland journey.
By lunchtime, the tour will have reached Oban and will have time to explore this Victorian seaside town and to try some of the freshest seafood you'll ever have tasted. The town is overlooked by McCaigs Tower, a spectacular folly with over 90 arches. You don't have to climb to the tower to enjoy stunning sea views to Mull and Kerrara and, if you want, you can choose to prolong your visit with an overnight stay.
On the way back to Glasgow, you'll visit the seat of the Campbell Clan at Inveraray, where we'll stop so that you can enjoy ice cream, homemade sweets and coffee and drink in the beauty of Loch Fyne. By the time you get home your head will be swimming with tales of William Wallace and Robert the Bruce and full of memories of Oban and the islands beyond.
Best of West Scotland and Oban Adventure Tour!!!
Day by Day Itinerary:
Departing from Glasgow
Visit the conservation village of Luss on the shore of the Loch.
Views down the longest Loch in Scotland.
Lunch at Oban
Drink in the island views and enjoy the taste of the sea.
An historic village by a beautiful Loch - seat of the Clan Campbell.
Loch Lomond and back home
Say goodbye to the Highlands.
End of tour
Operated by: Highland Experience Rank 3
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