14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

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14 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Tain
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
5
Stromness, Mainland
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Glasgow
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns. Get outdoors at Loch Garten Nature Reserve and Cairngorm Mountain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie), Rothiemurchus (in Aviemore) and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along River Ness.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Inverness holiday planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Inverness is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Inverness, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in April: high temperatures in Inverness hover around 13°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tain.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
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Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain

1
night
Tain

Tain ©
Tain is a royal burgh and parish in the County of Ross, in the Highlands of Scotland.EtymologyThe name derives from the nearby River Tain, the name of which comes from an Indo-European root meaning 'flow'. Highlands Unbridled Trail Riding & Trekking Centre has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glenmorangie Distillery, and then trot along with Highlands Unbridled Trail Riding & Trekking Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tain road trip website .

Drive from Inverness to Tain in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Tain

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
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Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Glenmorangie Distillery ©
Glenmorangie Distillery

2
nights
Fort William

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. On the 11th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fort William holiday planner.

You can drive from Tain to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glen Coe, Glenfinnan Viaduct
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Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 13th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls, then explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Portree Harbour, then experience rural life at The Oyster Shed, and then explore the striking landscape at Neist Point.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Isle of Skye trip planner.

Drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Lealt Falls ©
Lealt Falls
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock

1
day
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, then take an unorthodox tour of Ring of Brodgar, then contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, and finally explore the ancient world of Skara Brae.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Stromness trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Isle of Skye to Stromness in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Stromness can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stenness
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Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Standing Stones of Stenness
Standing Stones of Stenness
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe

4
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Get a sense of the local culture at St Michaels Chapel Ruins and Culzean Castle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Stuart and Al-Furqan Mosque. Explore Glasgow's surroundings by going to Doune Castle (in Doune), National Wallace Monument (in Stirling) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Inveraray Castle and stroll the grounds of The Necropolis.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Glasgow online holiday builder .

You can fly from Stromness to Glasgow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rothesay, Stirling, Inveraray Castle, Rosslyn Chapel, Culzean Castle
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Mount Stuart ©
Mount Stuart
Al-Furqan Mosque ©
Al-Furqan Mosque

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