Edinburgh to Isle of Skye
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Edinburgh to Isle of Skye tours
Edinburgh to Isle of Skye
Join us on one of our Edinburgh to Isle of Skye tours. Your adventure begins in the wonderful city of Edinburgh. Our guide will take this opportunity to introduce themselves and then will get straight into sharing stories of our county and its wonderful past.
The journey to Skye will give you the chance to see some of Scotland’s most beautiful countryside and is a great taste of what is to come on the spectacular Isle of Skye.
We are the Isle of Skye specialists and pride ourselves on being experts on the ancient Scottish tradition of storytelling.
Book one of our 3- or 4-day tours and sit back and relish your trip from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye.
Edinburgh is a fantastic starting point for anybody arriving in Scotland. Whether you have arrived at into Edinburgh Airport or by train directly into the heart of the city at Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, your Scottish adventure begins here.
The bustling city of Edinburgh has a vibrance that everyone should encounter to fully understand. We recommend staying in Edinburgh a while before checking off Edinburgh to Isle of Skye.
It is a little gem of a city which glistens on a crisp autumn day. Trains and buses have a good number of people dispersing into the city on their way to the commercial heart the capital. Many of the office buildings benefit from meeting spaces with imposing views of Edinburgh Castle peering down from above.
When you first arrive in Edinburgh, you will notice the magnificent castle which may landmark your bearings of the city. If you can manage to visit the castle while here, then you should before doing Edinburgh to Isle of Skye.
Once you have your bearings of the city centre, it would be worthwhile to explore the Royal Mile and find out why the city was often referred to as “Auld Reekie”. Fortunately, it is now a more pleasant environment with Princes Street gardens covering the former nor loch.
It’s a great spot to enjoy a picnic lunch take in the sights and sounds of entertainment in the gardens before getting on your bus for Edinburgh to Isle of Skye. This is a good place to be in early afternoon to experience the one o’clock gun firing from the clifftop where the Castle sits. This occurs every day of the year except Sundays, Christmas Day or Good Friday. Local people check their watches against the time of the gun and visitors to jump out of their skin!
This might a timely reminder to make have everything ready for your journey ahead from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye. On this route you are likely to need a camera to take lots of pictures. You will be visiting iconic destinations on your journey. The scenery is quite breath taking at many points on the route.
Autumn is a glorious journey as the leaves vary from crimson to burnt orange before the fall. The countryside roads are simply spectacular at any time but the light and vivid quality of the scenery is inspiring all the way from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye.
When the festive period arrives to Edinburgh, the city is alive with lights, music, ice skating in the centre to the aromas of cinnamon, hot ales and mulled wines. What an eventful time to be a visitor in the city. The local people are buzzing with the excitement of the advent and the special times ahead. Be sure to capture the buzz of this special time as part of your adventure in Edinburgh to the Isle of Skye.