Discover the natural beauty of Scotland on this active tour. 

Explore the glorious Highlands by bike and hike through picturesque valleys, rugged mountain ranges and along legendary lakes with hiking boots. In addition to the Scottish nature, there are also cultural highlights, e.g. in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1

Arrival - Edinburgh

Explore the glorious Highlands by bike and hike through picturesque valleys, rugged mountain ranges and along legendary lakes with hiking boots. In addition to the Scottish nature, there are also cultural highlights, e.g. in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Flight option: Travel to Edinburgh day 2 – transfer to the hotel

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Day 2

Edinburgh - Highlands

Morning Edinburgh city walk highlighting Edinburgh castle, Royal Mile and Princess Street – then drive north to visit Falkland Palace, once a favorite of Mary Queen of Scotts – easy walk through the grounds of to the Tyndall Bruce Monument and back (5km, approx. 1.5 hours, easy) - 2x overnights in the Aviemore/Grantown/Newtonmore area

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Day 3

Highlands

The wonderful nature of the Highlands is on today's program - cycle tour in the Scottish Highlands; mountain bike on the Glassie Route through impressive heathland and moorland (2-3 hours, easy) - alternatively hike in the picturesque mountain landscape of the Cairgorns Depending on your wishes, you can choose the length and level of difficulty

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Day 4

Aviemore - Glencoe - Fort William/Oban

After a short drive, stroll through the capital of the Highlands, Inverness - then a panoramic drive along the legendary Loch Ness with the opportunity to visit the ruins of the mighty Urquhart Castle - in the afternoon arrival in the breathtaking landscape of Glen Coe - short hike (2.5-3km , approx. 1h, 100m ascent, medium) - 2x overnight in the Fort William/Oban area

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Day 5

Loch Awe - Oban

Drive along the beautiful Loch Awe with a photo stop at Kilchurn Castle - hike through the Kilmartin Glen with its standing stones, which are known as Scottish Stonehenge (6km, 2h, easy) - then drive along the coast road to the port town of Oban - after some free time hike to the two viewpoints; the dramatic MacCaig's Tower and Pulpit Hill from where you can enjoy magnificent panoramic views. (6km, approx. 2h 150m ascent, medium)

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Day 6

Trossachs - Glasgow

Exploration of the wonderful world of the Trossachs & Loch Lomond National Park, which is characterized by lakes, green forests and wonderful views - stop in the picturesque village of Callander, which is the starting point of the hike to one of the many waterfalls (7km, approx. 2.5 - 3h, easy) – then drive to Glasgow and city tour – 1x overnight stay/half board in Glasgow

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Day 7

Departure - Glasgow

Journey to the night ferry to Newcastle upon Tyne – arrival in Amsterdam/Imjuiden the following day and subsequent journey home Fligh option: Travel to Edinburgh on day 8 for your return flight or extension

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Day 1

Arrival - Edinburgh

Explore the glorious Highlands by bike and hike through picturesque valleys, rugged mountain...

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Day 2

Edinburgh - Highlands

Morning Edinburgh city walk highlighting Edinburgh castle, Royal Mile and Princess Street – then...

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Day 3

Highlands

The wonderful nature of the Highlands is on today's program - cycle tour in the Scottish...

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Day 4

Aviemore - Glencoe - Fort William/Oban

After a short drive, stroll through the capital of the Highlands, Inverness - then a panoramic...

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Day 5

Loch Awe - Oban

Drive along the beautiful Loch Awe with a photo stop at Kilchurn Castle - hike through the...

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Day 6

Trossachs - Glasgow

Exploration of the wonderful world of the Trossachs & Loch Lomond National Park, which is...

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Day 7

Departure - Glasgow

Journey to the night ferry to Newcastle upon Tyne – arrival in Amsterdam/Imjuiden the following...

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Accommodation

6 Overnights in middle class hotels incl. breakfast and dinner: 1x  Edinburgh area, 2x Fort Aviemore/Newtonmore/Grantown area, 2x Fort William/Oban, 1x Glasgow

Arrival by ferry

2 overnights onboard DFDS: Amsterdam - Newcastle upon Tyne and v.v.