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SCOTLAND Destination Guide and Tours

A land of legend and heroes, delve into Scotland’s bloody but fascinating history as you make your way through its lush green landscapes and spectacular mountain scenery. Walk in the steps of protagonists such as William Wallace and Rob Roy MacGregor and marvel at its mysterious lochs and colorful festivals.

See iconic Edinburgh Castle and walk within its walls to view the Scottish Crown Jewels, Stone of Destiny and Mons Meg. Visit the home of golf, St. Andrews, and see where the famous beach scene in “Chariots of Fire” was filmed. And of course, no trip to Scotland would be complete without going search of the legendary Loch Ness Monster.

With Insight Vacations gain access to exclusive experiences: • Join a Local Expert for a fascinating journey into the history of the Orkney Isles.

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Regional Journey Regional Journey
Country Roads Country Roads
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Country Roads of Scotland

9 days from US$2,696

If you wish to discover the very best of Scotland in one spellbinding trip, then look no further than Insight Vacations' in-depth and immersive premium tour of Scotland. Discover a different side to Scotland on the Country Roads itinerary, where you’ll travel through 8,000 years of history and become immersed in Scotland’s rich cultural heritage. Delve deeper into the history of captivating Edinburgh. Go off the well-trodden tourist path to the Orkney Islands and Skye and visit hidden retreats, meet amazing locals and enjoy authentic dining, all to the backdrop of majestic scenery and stunning landscapes.

Best of Ireland & Scotland

14 days from US$3,866

Despite the many regional variations between Ireland and Scotland, they share a natural affinity, tracing back to their Gaelic roots, together with stunning landscapes, and warm-hearted communities.

Elegance of Great Britain

12 days from US$3,218

This journey is a must for those who have a love of literature and Britain. Stately homes, historic castles and beautiful gardens shape a delightful itinerary, evoking a bygone age.

Travel Tips

When to go: For the mildest weather head to Scotland between June and September. Though the winter months in Edinburgh are beautiful in the lead up to the festive period – just make sure you pack a cosy coat.

SPRING

MAR - MAY

overcast

9 °C

Avg Temp.

SUMMER

JUN - AUG

sun

23 °C

Avg Temp.

AUTUMN

SEP - NOV

overcast

10 °C

Avg Temp.

WINTER

DEC - FEB

snow

-5 °C

Avg Temp.

Time Difference

London GMT +0

Currency

Pounds (GBP, £)

Language

English

Population

5.373 million

Capital City

Edinburgh

Electricity

European Standard of 230V, with a frequency of 50Hz.

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