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Edinburgh Weekend Trip to The Isle of Skye

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THE LANDSCAPES OF THE WEST COAST

The Isle of Skye takes its name from the old Norse sky-a, meaning ‘cloud island’, a Viking reference to the often-mist-enshrouded Cuillin Hills. It’s the second-largest of Scotland’s islands and boasts with magnificent views over the Scottish west coast.

The hills and glens and wild coastline of Scotland’s Highlands and islands offer the ultimate escape – one of the last corners of Europe where you can discover genuine solitude.

Since the 19th century – when the first tourists began to arrive, inspired by the Romantic movement’s search for the sublime – the Scottish Highlands have been famed for their wild nature and majestic scenery. Today the region’s biggest draw remains its magnificent landscape. At almost every turn is a vista that will stop you in your tracks, from the bluebell woods, gentle hills and warm autumn colours. Scotland’s mountains, lochs and seaways offer some of the most rewarding outdoor adventures in Europe.

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All about the Edinburgh Weekend Trip to The Isle of Skye.

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SATURDAY

  • 7.45 am: Meeting at Waterloo Place
  • 8.00 am: Leaving Edinburgh
  • After: Driving through the Scottish Highlands with viewpoint stops
  • After: Visit of Eilean Donnan Castle. You can get a discounted ticket on the coach (optional, £6.50)
  • After: Crossing of the stunning Skye Bridge
  • After: Check-in at our hostel on the Isle of Skye
  • Evening: Free time

 

SUNDAY

  • Morning: Free time
  • 9.00 am: Departure to explore the Isle of Skye
  • After: Driving along the Trotternish Ridge with its spectacular cliffs and rock formations towards Durnvegan.
  • Afters: Stops may include Lealt Waterfall, Kilt Rock sea cliffs, the Old Man of Storr rock pinnacle and Portree
  • 3.30 pm: Leaving the Isle of Skye and driving back through the highlands in order to enjoy some amazing sunset views with some stops on the way back.
  • 9.00 pm: Expected arrival back in Edinburgh
The trip package inclusions and exclusions at a glance:
What's included?Items that are included in the cost of trip price.
  • Transportation by private executive coach on the whole trip
  • Visit of Glencoe
  • Visit of Fort William
  • Visit of Isle of Skye
  • Visit of Portree
  • Visit of Durnevegan
  • Visit of additional Isle of Skye viewpoints
  • Visit of Eilean Donnan Castle (optional, £6.50)
  • Visit of additional viewpoint stops and walks –#THEREALHIGHLANDEXPERIENCE
  • Hostel accommodation in dorms at Isle of Skye! Sleep in the highalnds with Citylife!
  • Guided visits at all destinations
  • Free time at all destinations
  • Representatives throughout the trip
  • Trip photographer
  • All taxes included
Meeting Point

As all other Citylife Edinburgh trips, the trip meeting point is the following:

Meeting point name:

Address: Waterloo Place Bus Stop, 21-29 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3BG

 

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Ticket Type Dates Price (£)  
General Admission
October 12, 2019 - October 13, 2019
£104.00
October 12, 2019 - October 13, 2019
£99.00
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