Applecross- Portree(75 miles)

Tour/Activity in Applecross, United Kingdom

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Setting off from the remote beauty of Applecross, our journey unfolds with a series of captivating landscapes and intriguing stops as we make our way to the vibrant town of Portree on the Isle of Skye. Our first stop leads us to the historic ruins of Strome Castle, perched dramatically on the shores of Loch Carron. Here, amidst the tranquil beauty of the Highlands, we pause to admire the weathered stones of this ancient fortress, which bear witness to centuries of Scottish history and folklore. Continuing our drive, we venture through the rugged terrain of the Highlands, passing through the Strathcarron Tunnel, a modern engineering marvel that offers a seamless passage through the imposing mountains. As we emerge from the tunnel, we are greeted by breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, with towering peaks and cascading waterfalls creating a scene of awe-inspiring beauty. Our journey then leads us to the picturesque village of Kyle of Lochalsh, where we cross the iconic Skye Bridge, linking the mainland to the enchanting Isle of Skye. As we traverse the bridge, we are treated to panoramic views of the sparkling waters of Loch Alsh and the majestic peaks of the Cuillin Hills rising in the distance. Finally, we arrive in Portree, the bustling main town of Skye, where colorful buildings line the picturesque harbor and bustling streets are alive with the sounds of laughter and chatter. (Any entrances are paid locally)