Scotland is a relatively small country and has a very good road network. Given the large number of interesting sites and monuments you could want to visit and explore, the idea of a road trip is not a bad one at all! We invite you to discover the beautiful Scottish spots in this dossier…
North of Scotland, at a three hours’ drive from Edinburgh in the Highlands, is the famous Loch Ness. Visit the country is also to meet the mythical monster nicknamed Nessie, a marine creature that has haunted the lake for centuries. It is possible to make a short cruise of one hour where you may be able to see the monster. If you want more information on the legend of Loch Ness, you can visit a museum (Loch Ness Center & Exhibition) that opened in Drumnadrochit. This is definitely one of the places to visit in Scotland!
Glasgow is Scotland’s largest and most populated city. It is the third largest city in the country and has become one of the most fascinating cities in Britain. This city is full of trendy bars and clubs, upscale restaurants and has one of the best live music scenes. It is also the British capital of architecture and design, for lovers of art, history, nightlife, you will be charmed!
Eilean Donan Castle
Eilean Donan Castle, dating back to the 13th century and restored in the early 20th century, is located in the Highlands, connected to the mainland by a stone bridge. You have the opportunity to visit this fortress and discover its various rooms where are exposed objects and weapons of old times. Entry fee: £ 7. The castle is the most picturesque of Scottish castles and is very well preserved. It is also one of the most photographed castles in Scotland and has also served as a backdrop for many films such as: Highlander, “Braveheart”, “James Bond” and “The World is not enough”.
Isle of Skye
The sheer beauty of the Isle of Skye (which means Cloud Island) is a must in Scotland. The ideal way to discover the island is to come by car to go around. You will appreciate its most beautiful views as “Old man of Storr”, a menhir among the rocks or the town of Portree with all its colorful houses. To appreciate different aspect of this island, you would have to come 2/3 days.