23409
Ireland/Scotland

Whisky on the West Coast: Scotland’s Shores & Islands

Explore the stunning scenery, human history and whisky heritage of Scotland’s west coast and islands as you sail through the North Atlantic and the North Sea aboard the Ocean Atlantic.
Rating (5)
Program No. 23409RJ
Length
13 days
Starts at
5,499
Flights start at
1,000

At a Glance

Discover the rugged west coast of Scotland as you pull into ports and firths once controlled by Norsemen, Vikings and Celts. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and stunning scenery of these isolated islands as you come ashore via Zodiac boat to explore the rolling hillsides, fishing villages and castle ruins of the country’s coastal mainland and islands. Learn about the country’s whisky heritage and get a true taste of Scotland at distilleries along the way.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Visit the Kintyre Peninsula to learn about its history as the world’s whisky capital, once home to over 30 distilleries.
  • Take in the aroma of the Isle of Islay’s peat bogs, and learn about how local Hebridean islanders used peat as their primary fuel source for decades.
  • Explore Dublin and Edinburgh before and after your trip with experts, visiting such iconic places as Trinity College and Edinburgh Castle.





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