Scotland Tours. Explore Scotland from its famous historical capital of Edinburgh. If you only have a few days to tour Scotland you can easily base your holiday from this one
location. With a variety of different types of accommodation to choose from in
Edinburgh there is a hotel for every budget.
Day tours from Edinburgh can be offered with scheduled group departures or with a professional driver guide. Edinburgh tour excursions range from trips to
Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle,
Oban, Highland Castles, the
Scottish Borders and
more tours. On this edition of Go Scotland Tours Newsletter discover the options available for Edinburgh Day Tours.
Loch Ness Highland tour is by far the most popular
day tour from Edinburgh. Often referred to as the Scotland in One Day Tour. An entire day dedicated to touring some of the most famous sights and landscapes of the
Scottish Highlands. The main focus of the tour is Loch Ness, an iconic location in Scotland steeped in history and legends, and also home to the Loch Ness Monster. Here you
will have time to visit Urquhart Castle and enjoy a 2 hour cruise of Loch Ness. On our journey up to Loch Ness the tour stops at the treacherous Glencoe and Fort William offering
splendid views of Ben Nevis. After continuing the scenic drive along the shores of the Great Glen. The return journey takes you through Inverness; Capital of the Highlands, Perthshire
and Pitlochry. Go to
Loch Ness and Scottish Highlands Day Tour from Edinburgh.
When visiting Scotland another must see is Stirling Castle, one of Scotland most important castles. This
tour from Edinburgh takes you to the Trossachs often called 'Scotland in miniature' because of its stunning scenery; and was home to the legendary outlaw, Rob Roy. Then enjoy a
cruise of Loch Lomond which is the largest in Scotland with great view along the bonny, bonny banks. Stirling will be the last stop on this day tour where you will have the opportunity to
visit the impressive castle sitting on a volcanic rock. The castle has played a role with such key historical figures as William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, King James V and Mary, Queen of Scots. Go to
Loch Lomond, The Trossachs and Stirling Castle Tour from Edinburgh.
West Highlands of Scotland are home to some of the most dramatic castles and scenery. On this
tour from Edinburgh explore the pretty fishing village of Oban; sitting on a picturesque horseshoe bay port with a hill side backdrop and a replica of the Coliseum (McCaig's Folly) is
predominately seen in the skyline. After a perfect photo opportunity of the majestic Kilchurn Castle sitting in the middle of Loch Awe with spectacular mountain backdrop. Further the tour
goes to the white-washed Georgian town of Inveraray, located on the western shore of Loch Fyne. Inveraray Castle is a remarkable and unique piece of architecture incorporating Baroque, Palladian
and Gothic. Go to
Oban and West Highland Castles Tour from Edinburgh.
Select a Tour:
If one goal of your vacation to Scotland is to experience a taste of its splendid whisky there are many
tours to whisky distilleries. Take a day tour to
The Famous Grouse whisky experience to visit Scotland's oldest distillery, Glenturret. A unique new wildlife tour with the RSPB is offered on Tuesday tours to see the black and red grouse.
Also included on this tour are Dunfermline Abbey, Gleneagles, and a gentle woodland walk at The Hermitage.
Highland Perthshire on a unique day tour unlocking the secret of our national drink, whilst appreciating some of Scotlandís finest scenery. The Victorian era village of Pitlochry is
home to the Edradour distillery, one of the smallest and most traditional whisky distilleries in Scotland. Then take a break at the Queens View with breathtaking views of Loch Tummel. Have
a wee dram at Aberfeldy distillery, home to Dewars World of Whisky. After taking the scenic back roads through Highland Perthshire to end the
Scottish Highlands and Whisky Day Tour.
Heading south of Edinburgh take a
tour to Rosslyn Chapel; a beautiful chapel in ruins sitting on top of the glen. Rosslyn has been associated with the Templar
Knights and featured in the mega film/novel The Da Vinci Code.
Taking a journey to the heart of the
Scottish Borders visit Melrose Abbey; an historic monastery part of the Cistercian order, and the burial place of Robert the Bruceís heart. Then before returning to Edinburgh visit
Glenkinchie Distillery which is one of few Lowland whisky distilleries in Scotland. Go to the
Da Vinici Code, Borders and Glenkinchie Whisky Tour from Edinburgh.
Start planning for your trip to Scotland now and contact a Go
Scotland Tours representative!
If you can't find what you are looking for on
sure to contact a tour specialist. If you prefer to tour Scotland with a
private guide we can customize a tour tailor-made to your request.