It’s hard to narrow the list of amazing things to see in Scotland, but here are some of our favorites:
Eigg - one of the most beautiful Hebridian Island with superb wildlife.
The Cairngorm Mountains – with a bounty of mountains, lochs, rivers, wildlife, friendly villages, and distilleries, this a great place to get away from it all.
Melrose Abbey – a magnificent ruin of a Cistercian Abbey and the resting place of Robert the Bruce.
Tobermory on the Isle of Mull – Scotland’s most picturesque fishing sport.
Glencoe – full of unbelievable color and beauty, this is Scotland’s most famous glen.
Fingal’s Cave – a sea cave that is a natural cathedral of basalt column.
Edinburgh Festival – the world’s largest theater and arts festival.
Islay – eight distilleries and a huge variety of birdlife call this Hebridian Island home.
Jarlshof, Shetland – an archeological site with remains from the Bronze, Iron, Pictish, Viking, and Medieval ages.
Shetland Folk Festival – featuring traditional music in an annual folk festival.
Edinburgh’s old town – a romantic tangle of medieval streets.
Stirling Castle – one of Scotland’s grandest castles with a magnificent view of the Highlands.
Caledonian Forest – home of Scotland’s great ancient forests.
Calanais, Lewis – a site of standing stones that rivals Stonehenge.
Bag a Munro – hike one of Scotland’s 282 peaks that rise to 3000 ft or more.
Dark Skies Park, Galloway – a great place to spot the northern lights.
Ben Nevis – Scotland and the UK’s highest peak at 1344 meters.
Walk Hadrian’s Wall – built by the Roman army in 122 AD, it runs 73 miles from east to west.
Loch Ness – great natural beauty and monster-sighting opportunities.
Skara Brae, Orkney – one of the most remarkable and oft-visited ancient sites in Scotland.
Edinburgh Castle – the majestic center of Scotland’s most romantic city.
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