Small Group Sightseeing Tours of Scotland
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(PRWEB) December 12, 2009
Introducing Go Scotland Tours; a unique way of travelling Scotland. Enjoy a stress free organized tour of Scotland. Just pack and the tour guides will take care of the rest. Offering various new tours starting from Edinburgh and also Glasgow. Tours to famous places in Scotland such as Loch Ness, Oban, Glencoe, Eilean Donan Castle, the Isle of Skye and more. These tours of Scotland are based on small sightseeing groups, ranging from 5 to 16 people, in the summer the groups can be a bit bigger. The unique experience of touring Scotland with a tour guide that is passionate about the country, knowledgeable and eager to make the tour both informative and an enjoyable one to remember. This newsletter will explain the wonderful new tours offered to travellers, starting from the famous Highlands, then over to the west coast and the Isle of Skye, down to Edinburgh the brilliant capital.
Many tours extend to the vast Highlands of Scotland are one of Western Europe's last great wildernesses. Loch Ness is home to the famous monster affectionately called 'Nessie'. Here you can visit the Loch Ness Visitor Centre with information and photos of sightings of the monster. A stop at the historic Urquhart Castle is a must with its beautiful views of the Great Glen. Sights covering the Highlands include Inverness, the capital of the highlands, Eilean Donan Castle and Fort William with views of Scotland's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis. On the west highlands coast is the town 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. Oban has for a long time be known as Scotland's gateway to the Inner Hebrides Isles of Iona and Mull. These are great experiences of the small group tours of Scotland of Scotland available throughout the year.
When visiting Scotland the Isle of Skye is a must stop, with some of the best views in Britain. The island of Skye there are many possibilities to tour natural and historic sights, such as the Quiraing mountain pass, Kilt Rock, and also the famous Cuillin Hills. Portree is the main town on Skye, set round a natural harbour, it has much to offer for tourists including range of accommodations. Along the coast as well is Duntulm Castle, and the Skye Museum of Island exhibiting a village with cottages how it was in the 18th century. Holidays range from 3 day tour of Skye solely dedicated to exploring the island, or combine Skye with other great tours of Scotland.
Scotland holds many other opportunities to include on a grand tour of the country. Going as far north to explore the Orkney Islands and the Outer Hebrides. These islands have some of the best preserved pre-historic sights and interesting stone circles. The islands boast natural beauty with superb deserted beaches and a mountainous back drop. The culture of the island remains the heartland of Scottish Gaelic and is the main language spoken by their inhabitants. Get away from it all with this magnificent adventure to the Outer Hebrides Tour of the islands of Lewis and Harris.
It is also possible to be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow and take full day tours returning each day. There are various day tours available to such sights as Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond, the Scottish Borders, and St. Andrews. Like Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle sits on a volcanic rock imposing over the valley. Stirling has been the scene of some of the most important historical battles in Scotland. Loch Lomond is the largest single inland waterway in Britain. People for years have been coming to the shores of Loch Lomond to escape the pressures of the city. Picturesque towns surround the loch with unique accommodations from castle hotels to family lodges. The Scottish Borders has for a long time been a gateway into Scotland from the south. Melrose Abbey was founded in the 12th century by monks and once part of a great monastery set in the solitude of the Tweed Valley. Now a days it is a quant town with friendly inns, restaurants and of course the beautiful ruins of the Abbey. Rosslyn Chapel, included in the Dan Brown novel and movie with Tom Hanks "Da Vinci Code". Rosslyn Chapel is an important landmark of Scottish History. These sightseeing day tours of Scotland start from the Royal Mile in Edinburgh and return at the end of the day.
Scotland holds many other opportunities to include on a grand tour of the country. Small group tours are also a unique experience to tour the country of Scotland while staying in traditional bed and breakfasts. Get an unforgettable Scottish holiday experience with a range of tours to the Highlands, Skye, Loch Ness and beyond.