1. United Kingdom
  2. North East Scotland
  3. Inveraray
  4. Loch Awe

From Glasgow: Scotland Sightseeing Tour Shore Excursion

Product ID: 368346
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Depart the port of Greenock (Glasgow) for a real taste of Scotland and experience the magnificence of the Highlands. Breathe in the fresh Scottish air, feel the history of the country, and see landscapes that will leave a lasting impression of your trip.
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Duration: 8 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire Loch Lomond from an unforgettable vantage point
  • Explore the ruins of a 15th-century Scottish castle
  • Visit the ancestral family home of the Duke of Argyll
  • Sample Scottish cuisine and local life in Inveraray
  • Take incredible pictures of Scotland’s unique scenery
Full description
Meet your guide at the meeting point at the port of Greenock (Glasgow) and depart by bus over the Clyde River and onto the southern tip of the Scottish Highlands. Enjoy narration enhanced by Scottish music and movie sound bites setting the scene for the sights you are about to see.

Your first stop is at An Ceann Mor with a vantage point overlooking Loch Lomond. This recent creation fits into the landscape due to its wooden composition and offers spectacular views of Scotland's most picturesque loch.

As you travel onwards, make a brief stop at The Green Welly Stop for refreshments and a little souvenir hunting. Your next stop is at Kilchurn Castle, a ruin that was originally built on an island on Loch Awe in the 15th century.

A short walk across a causeway gives you access to this magnificent former home of Sir Colin Campbell that has lain in ruin over the centuries. Spend time exploring the fantastic ruins and taking photographs before heading to your next destination.

Arrive at Inveraray and visit the family seat of the Duke of Argyll where you can wander the halls and visit the castle armoury. While in Inveraray, take the opportunity to sample Scottish cuisine at one of the town's delicious eateries. With your appetite sated, head to a stunning viewpoint overlooking a magnificent Scottish glen at the Rest and be Thankful mountain pass where you can capture a picture-perfect image of Scotland.

The final destination before heading back to your ship is at the small village of Luss. Take time for last-minute souvenir shopping and some light refreshments as you wander around this lovely little village. Visit the church built by Sir James Colquhoun of the Clan Colquhoun where you’ll find some early medieval graves and evidence of Viking presence in the area.
Includes
  • Return transportation from Greenock (Glasgow) port
  • Tour map
  • Friendly guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entry to Inveraray Castle
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At Greenock Ocean Terminal, Patrick Street, Greenock. Exit the port at the Patrick Street gate where your guide will be wearing a yellow vest holding a “BusyBus” sign.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll at Inveraray Castle is subject to an entry fee on the day

From US$ 75.61 per person

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Product ID: 368346