River tourism and cruises
From Inverness to Fort William, the Caledonian Canal divides the Scottish Highlands with a straight line from coast to coast that allows you to navigate on board a houseboat without need a permission. You can navigate through its waters and discover Scotland, a fantastic land rich in history and legends.
Immerse yourself in a green and wild land that invites you to take long relaxing walks and visit its mysterious old castles. don’t forget to try local specialties such as wild salmon and the famous Scotch whiskey. In the nautical stations, it is possible to practice from windsurfing to salmon fishing.
For Harry Potter fans, the West Highland Railway will offer you a journey with incredible views following in the footsteps of this famous wizard.
And of course when you navigate Loch Ness don’t forget to peek and take a look in case the famous monster Nessy appears …
Embark on a houseboat along Europe’s lakes, rivers and canals and discover its effective antidote against stress and the most beautiful corners of Scotland!
Scotland is teeming with large expanses of open sea. If you have always dreamed of sailing to distant islands and canals by boat, of being the captain of a ship or of gracefully sliding across a misty lake, you are going full steam ahead. Scotland has seafaring adventures for everyone, from beginners to cabin to expert helmsmen.
With its wide harbours and anchorages located on a beautiful coast, there is no better place than Scotland to rent a boat or learn to sail.
Scotland is the ideal destination for lovers of:
The natural paths that run around the lakes are very interesting for walking among the pine trees. You will be able to observe the traverses, the red stars, the golden eagles, the peregrine falcons, the tree pipits and the songbirds. Deer and foxes also live along the Caledonian Canal. Horse ride to Drumnadrochit.
Imagine fishing in Loch Ness, surrounded by majestic mountains, as you wait for a ferocious trout or a receding salmon to bite. In the Caledonian Canal, you will find alpine trout, pike and many other species. Do not forget the stick during your Scottish holidays!
History and heritage
Do not miss Urquhart Castle, in Drumnadrochit, suspended on steep cliffs. In Fort Augustus you can visit the Caledonian Canal Interpretation Center, where you will learn about the history of the canal, and the Clansman Center to learn about Scottish folk wisdom.
Golf originated in Scotland during the Middle Ages, so it shouldn’t be surprising that the Caledonian canal is full of golf courses. In Inverness you will find the golf courses of Castle Stuart, Inverness and Loch Ness and Fort Augustus has a golf course on the canal.
Everyone knows Scotland, for whiskey, the famous haunted castles, the Royal and Ancient Golf club in St Andrews (the Mecca of golfers), the spectacular landscapes of the Highlands, the Loch Ness monster, folklore, bagpipes, kilts, rivers rich in fish, Harry Potter, etc. By reading this list, you already want to go back or go back there.
The ship will undoubtedly be a good way to discover Scotland from the inside, taking the time to enjoy all its riches.
Do not lose:
While sailing on Loch Ness, you may have the opportunity to cross the path of Nessie, his famous monster. If your boat is not a sufficient observatory, go to Drummadrochit where an observation center has been built.
From Drummadrochit, you can also plan a horseback ride.
If you are a golfer, do not forget your equipment, even if you do not have the opportunity to go to San Andrés, you will inevitably find courses that will suit you among the 550 that Scotland has.
If you like whiskey, take advantage of your journey to navigate the whiskey route. Over 100 distilleries to discover!
Hikers will not be able to resist the ascent of Ben Nevis, at 1344 meters above sea level, the highest mountain in Scotland.
Fishermen will love the wealth of Scottish rivers and lakes. Do not worry about the equipment, you can rent it there.
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