3 Day Private Scottish City Tour Itinerary
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Only got enough time to spend three days visiting our incredible Scottish cities? Don’t worry, we have a fantastic three-day private driver guided tour itinerary to help provide you with all the inspiration you need!
The beauty of arranging a private tour with us is that each step of your itinerary is completely adjustable to suit your specific needs and can be tailored and customized so that it is unique to you. Take a look at our guide below and if you would like to discuss it with us simply send us a quick online inquiry and your private driver-guide will get back to you.
What better starting destination than the Capital itself! Edinburgh is a city that is full to the brim with historical intrigue, famous characters, monuments and jaw-dropping architecture everywhere you look. Indeed, so renowned is the city for being a must-visit location that both Edinburgh’s Medieval Old Town and Georgian New Town have been designated as Unesco World Heritage sites.
Some of the world-class locations to consider while visiting Edinburgh:
Edinburgh Castle - The most famous and significant Castle in all of Scotland was recently voted top UK Heritage Attraction in the British Travel Awards.
The Royal Mile - A collection of streets that join Edinburgh Castle with Holyrood Palace. Explore the cobbled streets, colorful street performers, amazing architecture, historic tales and important landmarks such as St. Giles Cathedral along the way.
The Palace of Holyroodhouse - Home to royalty for more than 500 years, Holyroodhouse is the Queen’s official residence when in Scotland.
Princess Street - The main shopping district in Edinburgh’s new town
The Scott Monument - a towering tribute to the author Sir Walter Scott. If you are feeling in an athletic mood you can climb the 287 steps to the top of the monument to enjoy the quite literally breathtaking views of the city.
In the morning we can set off to begin exploring Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city. One of Glasgow’s most famous sons is the comedian Billy Connoly and it is easy to see the influence that the city had on the man’s humor and charm, indeed Glasgow has previously been voted European city of culture and the UK’s friendliest city! Some of the highlights of this exciting and vibrant city are:
Discovering the cultural side of the city through paying a visit to some of its most famous institutions such as the Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet and National Theatre of Scotland, alongside its various acclaimed museums (all public museums in Glasgow are free to enter).
Explore some of the cities’ various architectural treasures such as the medieval Glasgow Cathedral, the Neo-Gothic University of Glasgow and the Art Nouveau-inspired wonders designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city by spending the afternoon at the nearby tranquil shores of Loch Lomond and enjoy the view over the water with the snow-capped mountains completing the awe-inspiring scene.
Return to the city in the evening to experience Glasgow’s internationally renowned dining and drinking options.
Scotland’s northernmost city is of course most famous for being home to Nessie the creature that inhabits Loch Ness, but the city also combines some of the most breathtaking and spectacular landscapes and vistas imaginable with centuries of history and legend. No trip to Inverness would be complete without visiting:
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery - a fantastic way to get a quick history lesson on the city’s rich traditions and cultural heritage and it’s role in the wider context of the Highlands.
Relax in the calming Inverness Botanic Gardens before taking a stroll up to the old Victorian Market an indoor shopping market and a local institution.
Go Nessie spotting on an idyllic boat trip as you gaze out onto the glimmering waters with the backdrop of majestic hills and mountains.