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Clans and tartans, whisky and porridge, bagpipes and heather all originate in the Highlands and enrich the popular picture of Scotland. Inverness, the highland capital and Aviemore make a good starting point for exploring Loch Ness and the Cairngorms.

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What to do

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You could retrace the footsteps of fallen soldiers in a battlefield, stand in the heart of a Bronze Age chambered tomb, go monster hunting on Loch Ness or explore the ruins of Urguhart Castle.

Highland Distilleries Glen Ord Scotland Tours

Local Tip

Sample a wee dram at one of the oldest distilleries in the Highlands at Glen Ord.

Eilean Donan Castle Scotland Tours

See

Discover rugged island beauty and historical battlements on an Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle Day Tour. Daily from $73.*

Loch Ness Scotland Tours

Local Tip

Journey across the mysterious and deep waters of Loch Ness, you never know, you may even spot the infamous monster!

Where to stay

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Kingsmills Hotel Inverness Scotland Tours

Kingsmills Hotel | Inverness

Built in 1786, the original house is in the heart of the hotel. Experience Scottish heritage in elegance and charm.

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Inverness Palace Hotel Scotland Tours

Inverness Palace Hotel | Inverness

In a stately 1890s Victorian mansion overlooking the River Ness, there’s no better place to watch out for Nessie.

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Lovat Hotel Lochness Fort Augustus Scotland Tours

The Lovat Hotel Loch Ness | Fort Augustus

An award winning, eco-conscious Victorian building in the charming village of Fort Augustus.

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Glenn Mhor Hotel Inverness Scotland Tours

Glen Mhor Hotel

Rocpool Reserve Hotel Inverness Scotland Tours

Rocpool Reserve Hotel

The Boat Hotel Aviemore Scotland Tours

The Boat Country Inn

Tulloch Castle Dingwall Scotland Tours

Tulloch Castle

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Trips that visit Scotland's Highlands...

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Kilts Scotland Tours

Celebrate in Scotland

Save $300 per couple on trips with flights*

Terms & Conditions: *Save $300/couple ($150/person) on Trafalgar, Brendan Vacations or Costsaver Europe trips booked with flights on American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair and Iberia on all classes of service. Must book and deposit between 05/20/2019 and 08/30/2019 (note: if combining with a Real Travel Deal then full payment on land and airfare are due at time of booking); standard payment policies apply. Valid for travel departing 09/01/2019 through 03/31/2020. Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Promotion code 19OWEURO150 will be applied automatically when flights are selected within our online booking portal.

Other conditions may apply. Every effort is made to ensure accuracy of the enclosed content. Brendan cannot be held responsible for typographical errors, or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances. CST#2084503-20