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Oban, Lochs & Inveraray Full-Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Oban, Lochs & Inveraray Full-Day Tour from Edinburgh

From US$ 68.77 per person

Spend a day visiting the West Highlands of Scotland, stopping to see Glasgow city and then the lovely towns of Oban and Inveraray. During the day you’ll also explore Loch Lomond and learn about the history of Kilchurn Castle. Enjoy lunch in seaside Oban!

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Duration 12 hours
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  • See Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city
  • Enjoy lunch in the Victorian seaside town of Oban
  • Visit Loch Lomond, the country’s largest expanse of fresh water
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You’ll depart Edinburgh in the morning and travel through Scotland's bustling central belt, across to Glasgow, the country’s largest city. From Glasgow, it’s on to Loch Lomond, the largest expanse of fresh water in the country. Stop at the conservation village of Luss for coffee and sightseeing. Head deep into the Highlands, traveling through breathtaking scenery, on this full-day tour. You’ll see Loch Awe, the longest of Scotland’s lakes, and countryside with a rich history. You’ll come to haunting Kilchurn Castle, historically a stronghold of the Campbell Clan, and the Pass of Brander, where Robert the Bruce had a notable victory. Enjoy lunch in Oban and then take time to explore this lovely Victorian seaside town. Climb up McCaig's Tower, take in the views of the islands of Mull and Kerrera, and try some of the freshest seafood you’ve ever tasted! On the way back to Edinburgh, you'll visit Inveraray, the seat of the Campbell Clan, with a stop for ice cream, homemade sweets, or cakes. Enjoy a coffee and take in the beauty of Loch Fyne.
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  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present a negative rapid test taken on the same day of the activity

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Meeting point

Caffe Nero, Royal Mile 1 Parliament Square, Edinburgh EH1 1RE

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  • Children under 3 years old are not allowed on the tour.
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4.2 /5

based on 34 reviews

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Great day tour in a small group with great tour guide

When booking, I was a little skeptical whether the tour was not too big for a day. Because what I didn't want to do was rush around like these Asian tourists who just flock out of the bus for a photo and then quickly drive on again. First of all: Fortunately it wasn't like this :-) Although I was at the wrong meeting point in the morning (there are several Cafè Nero in Edinburgh ;-)) John (our guide / driver) took care of me and waited until I was there. The five of us drove off, and in Glasgow five more people joined - all in all a nice size. John already told exciting stories about Edinburgh and his crooks on the way to Glasgow and shone with a lot of knowledge and entertainment factor. At each stopover we had plenty of time to explore on our own (of course always with the best tips from John "up close"). All in all, it was a wonderful tour that I can recommend to everyone! Thank you "Lord John" :)

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August 12, 2019

August 28, 2021

Aileen was an excellent host and the trip was amazing in spite of the weather. In fact, the rains made the journey even more picturesque.

September 14, 2020

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