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Why Visit the Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Explore the fairytale-like sceneries of the Isle of Skye, one of the largest islands in entire Scotland! The jaw-droppingly beautiful nature is the main attraction in the area, thus the main activities include exploring it by any means possible, whether it is walking, cycling, climbing or taking a boat trip.

Some of the highlights on Isle of Skye itinerary include the Sligachan Old Bridge and the backdrop of Black Cuillin Mountains behind it. Built back in the 19th century, the bridge makes up for a truly postcard-like image in its rather rural surroundings.

Another picturesque must-see in the area is the beautiful village of Portree and its pastel-colored houses resembling a painting rather than a settlement. Created back in the 19th century as a fishing village, the current capital of the island is located by a bay amid hilly terrain, making it a truly one-of-a-kind place to visit.

Portree is also one of the main cultural hubs on the island. Featuring a number of restaurants and cafes, as well as numerous events taking place every year, it is a great place to socialize and share your experiences after the Isle of Skye travel. 

Some more places worth visiting during the Isle of Skye tour are The Fairy Pools Of Glenbrittle, The Mealt Waterfall and Kilt Rock, as well as Staffin Beach where you can actually see footprints of Ornithopods dinosaurs.

Highlights of the Isle of Skye, Scotland

  • Check out the Sligachan Old Bridge
  • Enjoy the gorgeous Scottish nature
  • Explore the village of Portree
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