Sample North Coast 500 Vacation Itinerary
The romance, history and scenic grandeur of the Scottish Highlands offer the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable driving tour. Taking the North Coast 500 route from Inverness, you’ll explore the unique and awe-inspiring scenery of the North West Highlands before travelling on along the North coast to experience the Neolithic sites of Orkney and then returning to Inverness via the contrasting North East coast.
(Starting from Edinburgh or Glasgow can also be arranged)
The Turas Touch.
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Our itineraries are individually crafted to help give you the best of experiences.
From self-drive to chauffeur-driven, cabins to castles – Turas can get you there.
Beautiful surroundings from hand-picked partners.
By self-drive or private chauffeur, Turas will take care of all arrangements on your behalf.
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Turas specialises in crafting the perfect travel itinerary for each client. Being led by your preferences each step of the way, we connect you with the places and people that we know best.
North Coast 500 - Be sure to see
The Bealach na Bà, a single-track mountain pass which winds its way through the mountains of the Applecross peninsula in a series of hairpin bends. Meaning ‘the pass of the cattle’ in Gaelic, it was originally a drovers’ route and is the steepest road in the UK!
Here are examples of some of the places that you can call home
We work with a range of high-quality, specially selected accommodation options, from charming privately-owned B&Bs and country houses, to historic castles and fine luxury hotels in a variety of urban and rural locations.
A charming country house hotel
An elegant boutique hotel
A luxury city centre B&B.
Luxurious island guest house
A superb city B&B
A world of adventure and experience is waiting to be explored.
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