7 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

7 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

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Fly
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Inverness
— 1 night
Drive
2
Durness
— 1 night
Drive
3
Mallaig
— 1 night
Drive
4
Glencoe
— 3 nights
Drive to Glasgow International Airport, Fly to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport

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1
night
Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inverness Cathedral, sample the fine beverages at Glen Ord Distillery Visitor Centre & Whisky Shop, steep yourself in history at Beauly Priory, then go for a walk through Greig Street Bridge, and finally explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness tour builder tool.

Athens, Greece to Inverness is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Athens to Inverness. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in September; daily highs in Inverness reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Beauly Priory ©
Must see
Beauly Priory
4.4

1
night
Durness

Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Mudness Ceramics, then stroll through Durness Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Durness trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Inverness to Durness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Durness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mallaig.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Sango Bay ©
Must see
Sango Bay
4.9

1
night
Mallaig

Mallaig ; is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with Western Isles Cruises, stop by Haggard Alley, then examine the collection at Land Sea and Islands Centre, then stroll through Morar Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mallaig trip builder site.

You can drive from Durness to Mallaig in 5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mallaig can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Glencoe.

Things to do in Mallaig

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Morar Beach ©
Scenic Drive
Morar Beach
4.6

3
nights
Glencoe

Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters, identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive, then fly down the slopes at Glencoe Mountain, and finally trek along West Highland Way. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then tee off at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Glencoe Lochan.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Glencoe online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Mallaig to Glencoe takes 1.5 hours. September in Glencoe sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Loch Linnhe ©
Must see
Loch Linnhe
4.7
The Three Sisters ©
Mountain
The Three Sisters
4.6
Glencoe Lochan ©
Hiking Trail
Glencoe Lochan
4.9

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