3 days in Isle of Skye, Loch Ness Region & Inverness Itinerary

3 days in Isle of Skye, Loch Ness Region & Inverness Itinerary

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3 days in Isle of Skye, Loch Ness Region & Inverness Itinerary

Start: Isle of Skye
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Isle of Skye
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Fort Augustus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Isle of Skye

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the views from Sligachan Old Bridge, then stroll through Claigan Coral Beach, and then admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls.

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Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Claigan Coral Beach ©
Claigan Coral Beach
Sligachan Old Bridge ©
Sligachan Old Bridge
Lealt Falls ©
Lealt Falls

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Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, then steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey, then admire the sheer force of The Falls of Foyers, and finally take a memorable drive along General Wade’s Military Roads.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Augustus day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Fort Augustus takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Urquhart Castle, The Falls of Foyers
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
The Falls of Foyers ©
The Falls of Foyers
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

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Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Clava Cairns, and then don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Inverness tour itinerary maker site .

Drive from Fort Augustus to Inverness in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns
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Distillery Tours
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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