Indulge in an 8-day flavorful journey that blends Scotland’s rich history with its celebrated culinary heritage. Traverse through the land of robust flavors and enchanting landscapes, from Glasgow’s vibrant food scene to the serene shores of Loch Lomond. Delight in traditional Scottish cuisine with a modern twist, and uncover the secrets of the famous whisky country in Speyside. Each day unveils a new culinary discovery against the backdrop of medieval castles, mystical lochs, and lush highlands. End your days in the cozy warmth of selected accommodations, where the spirit of Scottish hospitality and the zest of local dishes culminate in a feast for the senses. Join us on this epicurean adventure and savor the authentic tastes of Scotland.
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Day 1 Glasgow
Start your Food & Culinary tour of Scotland in Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city. Check into your chosen accommodation, whether it be a stylish hotel in the city center or a cozy guesthouse. Explore Glasgow’s vibrant cultural scene, with options ranging from the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to the cutting-edge exhibitions at the Riverside Museum. Stroll through Glasgow’s bustling streets, perhaps discovering the architectural marvels of the Glasgow School of Art or enjoying the lively atmosphere of Buchanan Street.
Day 2 Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond to Stirling Castle
To start the day, we suggest a relaxing and peaceful walk along the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. For lunch you will be joining a Haggis Making Demonstration where you have the chance to try the national dish of Scotland. If you have enough time you might want to venture further East for a quick visit of Stirling where you will find its famous medieval castle – Stirling castle.
Day 3 Loch Lomond
Begin your day with an unforgettable cruise on the serene waters of Loch Lomond. As you glide across the loch, take in the breathtaking landscapes that surround you. Loch Lomond, the largest freshwater lake in Scotland, is renowned for its beauty and tranquillity. While on the cruise, seize the opportunity to try a local Ale, immersing yourself in the flavours of the region. Savor the moment as you enjoy the picturesque scenery.
Day 4 Inverness & Loch Ness
Resume your journey toward Inverness, the capital of the Highlands. The road will lead you along the scenic shores of Loch Ness, one of Scotland’s most iconic and mysterious lochs. Take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy a traditional Cream Tea with a spectacular view overlooking Loch Ness. As you savour delightful pastries and tea, keep an eye out for a chance encounter with the elusive Loch Ness Monster, Nessie.
Day 5 Speyside
Begin your day with a visit to the enchanting Cawdor Castle and its stunning gardens. This medieval fortress is steeped in history, known for its connection to Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Explore the rooms, halls, and the beautiful gardens that surround the castle, providing a glimpse into Scotland’s rich heritage. After head to the Speyside Cooperage for a unique and hands-on experience. Watch skilled coopers craft and repair oak casks used in whisky production. Gain insights into the traditional craftsmanship that plays a crucial role in shaping the flavor profiles of Speyside whiskies. With over 50 distilleries in the region, you have a wide array of options to choose from. Learn about the whisky-making process, from malting to maturation, and witness the craftsmanship that goes into creating this revered spirit.
Day 6 Edinburgh
Departe from the Highlands and make your way back South to Edinburgh. On the way stop at the Highland Folk Museum. n outdoor living history museum that offers a fascinating journey into Highland life from the 1700s to the 1960s. Explore the recreated buildings, artifacts, and demonstrations that bring to life the traditions, customs, and daily activities of the Highland communities throughout different eras.
Day 7 Edinburgh
Start your day with a hearty breakfast to fuel yourself for the upcoming culinary adventure. Join the walking tour that promises to showcase both the medieval charm of the Old Town and the elegant Georgian architecture of the New Town.
Your guide will lead you through the historic streets, unraveling tales of Edinburgh’s past and introducing you to its vibrant culinary scene. While stoping during the tour taste local food and beverage. All of the stops have been carefully chosen not only to highlight Scotland’s iconic food and drink but also because many of the venues are much loved by locals.
Day 8 Departure