Orkney Tour Experience from Inverness  

  • Tour ID: 1264
    Tour Theme: Small and Medium Group Sightseeing Tours (Multi-days/ 5 to 30 people)
    This tour starts from: Inverness
    Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

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    Tour Description:

    3 DAY TOUR The Magic and Mystery of the Orkney Isles from Inverness

    The Orkney Isles Tour Experience from InvernessDay 1 - Over the sea to the Orkney Isles...

    On day two you head north via Inverness and the spectacular coastal scenery of the Moray and Cromarty Firths. Then you board the ferry for a memorable trip to the mysterious and magical Orkney Isles. Once you arrive you can take in the stunning scenery and start exploring. You'll visit the beautiful Italian Chapel, which was built by Italian prisoners of war. You'll also see the famous Churchill Barriers - causeways that were constructed to protect the British naval fleet from submarines.

    Overnight Kirkwall

    Day 2 - Exploring the ancient history of the Isles...

    The Orkney Isles Tour Experience from InvernessFrom your base in Kirkwall, which boasts many craft and gift shops to enjoy, you'll spend the whole of day three exploring the islands. This is a land full of ancient history and you'll be able to take in prehistoric marvels such as the Maeshowe chambered cairn, the world-famous Neolithic village of Skara Brae and the brooding stone circles of Stenness and the Ring o'Brodgar. The day will finish with a visit to beautiful St Magnus Cathedral.

    Overnight Kirkwall.

    Day 3 - Home via Inverness, Culloden and the Cairngorms...

    The last day starts with an early ferry ride back to the mainland. Then the journey takes you through spectacular coastal and mountain scenery and back to your starting point, where you’ll get the c hance to take in more of Inverness, the capital city of the Highlands.

    The Orkney Isles Tour Experience from Inverness The Orkney Isles Tour Experience from Inverness The Orkney Isles Tour Experience from Inverness

    The Orkney Isles Tour Experience from Inverness The Orkney Isles Tour Experience from Inverness

    Day by Day Itinerary:

    Tour HighlightsThe Orkney Isles Tour Experience from Inverness

    Moray and Cromarty
    Firths Breathtaking beauty

    St Magnus Cathedral
    The Italian Chapel and Churchill Barriers

    Skara Brae*
    and the Ring O’Brodgar

    Maes Howe*
    Neolithic chamber

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