Discover the beautiful countryside and historic sites on this relaxing tour of Scotland. Varied day trips await you in the heart of Scotland.

The program can also be designed in a variety of ways – for example, more active modules can be added as desired.

Day 1

Arrival

DFDS night ferry crossing from Amsterdam to Newcastle - After arrival in the morning drive to Scotland - Opportunity to visit the impressive Traquair House with its own brewery - Destination is the Perth/Pitlochry region for the next 4 nightsFlight option: travel to Edinburgh and transfer to hotel in Perth/Pitlochry area

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Day 2

Trossachs

The day is dedicated to the glorious scenery of Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park - First visit to the historic city of Stirling, overlooked by the impressive Stirling Castle (visit optional) - Continue and stop in the idyllic village of Callander, gateway to the Scottish Highlands and a visit to the Trossachs Woolen Mill, where there is a wide range from cashmere to Harris Tweed, the cafe offers regional specialties and the cuddly Highland cows on site are a popular photo motif - followed by a relaxed boat trip on Loch Katrine with views of the mountain landscape - in the evening Return to the hotel

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Day 3

Highlands

Drive into the impressive mountain landscape of the Cairngorm Mountains - visit to one of the many whiskey distilleries - guided tour and tasting of the noble drop - a special experience is the train journey with the traditional Stratspey Railway; through Noorland, through forests and along the river, the breathtaking landscape of the Cairngorm Mountains is omnipresent - in the evening Scottish evening at the hotel with haggis tasting and typical Scottish bagpipe musicAlternatively, the trip to the mystical Loch Ness and Inverness can be combined with the distillery on this day

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Day 4

Peninsula Fife & Perth

Drive to Perth and either visit the imposing Scone Palace, where the Stone of Scone used to crown the Scottish kings was kept - alternatively visit the wonderful Branklyn Gardens, which is a feast for the senses in any season - then continue on the Fife peninsula and visit to the university town of St Andrews; known as the cradle of golf - time for a relaxing stroll through the streets of the old town with a detour to the beach - via Dundee with the newly designed waterfront and the architecturally impressive V&A Museum Return to the hotel

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Day 5

Edinburgh

Drive directly to the Scottish capital Edinburgh - extensive city tour with highlights such as the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle as well as Carlton Hill and the elegant Princess Street - in the afternoon possibility for a themed walk (Heritage Food trail or Underground Edinburgh or visit one of the many attractions of the City - Farewell night in a pub - Overnight in Edinburgh

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Day 6

Departure

Drive back to Newcastle for embarkation on the night ferry - arrival the following day and journey home. If you choose the flight option: transfer to the airport on the last day or the option to extend the trip by another night in the fascinating metropolis.

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Day 1

Arrival

DFDS night ferry crossing from Amsterdam to Newcastle - After arrival in the morning drive to...

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Day 2

Trossachs

The day is dedicated to the glorious scenery of Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park - First...

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Day 3

Highlands

Drive into the impressive mountain landscape of the Cairngorm Mountains - visit to one of the many...

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Day 4

Peninsula Fife & Perth

Drive to Perth and either visit the imposing Scone Palace, where the Stone of Scone used to crown...

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Day 5

Edinburgh

Drive directly to the Scottish capital Edinburgh - extensive city tour with highlights such as the...

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Day 6

Departure

Drive back to Newcastle for embarkation on the night ferry - arrival the following day and journey...

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Services

Accommodation:

4 nights in a mid-range hotel including half board in the Perth/Pitlochry area
1 night hotel accommodation in Edinburgh

Ferry Package:

2 nights FR on the DFDS night ferry

Land package:

When arriving by plane: bus service according to the program is included