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    The Glorious Highlands of Scotland: A Three-Day Road Trip

    The Glorious Highlands of Scotland: A Three-Day Road Trip
    Starts from

    Edinburgh

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    45

    Duration

    3 days

    Length

    453 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Edinburgh

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    3 days

    Length

    453 mi

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    Highlights

    • Experience the stunning mountainous landscapes of Glencoe, Glen Etive, the Lecht, and Glenshee.
    • Sample “The Water of Life” at Deanston Distillery and Blair Athol Distillery.
    • Spot Scotland's native wildlife at the Highland Wildlife Park and Loch Garten Nature Centre.
    • Delight in the beautiful lochs of the Highlands, such as Tummel, Tay, and Linnhe.
    Explore the Scottish Highlands, discovering its breathtaking scenery, with glorious mountains, stunning lochs, and fast-flowing rivers around every corner of your road trip.
    Discover the Highland wildlife as you go, with opportunities to see wildcats, red deer, and ospreys at specialist nature reserves. There will even be the chance to observe salmon swimming up their own ladder. Uncover the very best food and drink of the Highlands, experiencing a two-star Michelin restaurant, as well as dining in a castle. Use these occasions to taste the finest venison, salmon, or even Scotland's national dish of haggis. Sample Scotland's national drink, whisky, at two of its most popular distilleries. See the production process and enjoy the fruits of that labour.
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    Explore the Scottish Highlands, discovering its breathtaking scenery, with glorious mountains, stunning lochs, and fast-flowing rivers around every corner of your road trip.
    Discover the Highland wildlife as you go, with opportunities to see wildcats, red deer, and ospreys at specialist nature reserves. There will even be the chance to observe salmon swimming up their own ladder. Uncover the very best food and drink of the Highlands, experiencing a two-star Michelin restaurant, as well as dining in a castle. Use these occasions to taste the finest venison, salmon, or even Scotland's national dish of haggis. Sample Scotland's national drink, whisky, at two of its most popular distilleries. See the production process and enjoy the fruits of that labour.
    Compare different car rental companies conveniently online via the TCS car rental platform. Whether in Switzerland or abroad, whether on holiday or on business trips. With TCS, you remain mobile and flexible and benefit from the best rental car offers, including many advantages and services.
    Book Car Rental Now.
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    • Experience the stunning mountainous landscapes of Glencoe, Glen Etive, the Lecht, and Glenshee.
    • Sample “The Water of Life” at Deanston Distillery and Blair Athol Distillery.
    • Spot Scotland's native wildlife at the Highland Wildlife Park and Loch Garten Nature Centre.
    • Delight in the beautiful lochs of the Highlands, such as Tummel, Tay, and Linnhe.

    Travel itinerary

    The Glorious Glens of the Highlands
    12 Activities

    Day 1

    157 mi

    The Glorious Glens of the Highlands

    Begin your Highland odyssey by discovering the whisky-making process and uncovering one of Scotland's most famous folk heroes. Then, continue your travels through the country's most desolate, but striking, moorland, before experiencing two of the most majestic glens.
    The Magnificent Mountains of the Highlands
    15 Activities

    Day 2

    113 mi0.1 mi

    The Magnificent Mountains of the Highlands

    Under the cover of Scotland's highest mountain, set out on your tour through the lofty scenery, discovering the amazing wildlife and history of this most romantic area. Traverse the Cairngorms National Park, before dropping into Deeside, an area with strong ties to Britain's royalty.
    The Alluring Lochs of the Highlands
    18 Activities

    Day 3

    177 mi1 mi

    The Alluring Lochs of the Highlands

    Continue your expedition up and over the Spittal of Glenshee, before encountering the lovely village of Pitlochry and its attractions. The last leg of your tour will skirt around some of Scotland's most beautiful lochs, before you indulge yourself at the country's only two-star Michelin restaurant.
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