SCOTLAND’S MAP we will tour around Scotland will see some beautiful sites to visit mui, customs, gastronomy ...
DAY 1: EDINBURGH Edinburgh is the ancient capital of Scotland. It is a cosmopolitan city filled with culture. Located in a strategic location on one side surrounded by extinct volcanoes and on the other coast. Bordered on the south by the Pentland Hills, some of almost 600m in height, and north by the waters dotted with islands of the Firth of Forth.The capital of Scotland is the closest thing there is the decoration of a work of Edgar Allan Poe. edinburgh visit: the castle, the royal mile, the old town, and the pubs . the photo is a view from a hill called Calton Hill
Visit the castle which is famous for the legends of ghosts who have. The large number of Scottish castles found among hills and cliffs Celtic relics, legend traces a path that reveals Glamis Castle today and that was, for over 600 years, the ancestral home of the Earls of Strathmore. Glamis Castle seems fairy tale, but it is a living monument to Scottish hospitality, a place for enjoyment and reflection, a magical place for laughter and wonder. Over 600 years, the historic building has been witness to many stories, tales, legends and secrets revealed now palace to visitors. DAY 2: GLAMIS CASTLE
DAY 2:BALMORAL CASTLE . Begun in 1390 passed into the hands of the Marquis of Huntly in the fifteenth century. Family property after Farquarson, Marquis of Balmoral, to which was purchased in 1852 by Queen Victoria I (ancestor of the current monarch) to which both liked, bought it for 30,000 poundsThe castle can not be visited inside, but it's worth going, no doubt. Strolling through the neighborhood with these lawns, its façade, its towers, enclosures around
DAY 3: LOCH NESS One of the most popular legends is the story of Scotland's Loch Ness monster, Nessie-known, which has now become an economic boost for the region by selling T-shirts, mugs, books, postcards and other souvenirs with image of the monster.
DAY 4: ELIEAN DONAN CASTLE There are monuments in the world who went on to fame at the time they become the scene of a film or image of a prestigious brand. Is the case of Scottish castle Eilean Donan, which has combined these two options. The director Russell Mulcahy chose the site for filming part of the film Highlander, which can distinguish perfectly the land bridge linking the castle, the lake and beautiful views. This has been the most renowned film, but the Eilean Donan also appears in other films as Monty Python and the Holy Grail or The World is Not Enough. visited the castle and the nearby
DAY 4 Y 5: SKYE ISLAND Island famous for its spectacular scenery of cliffs such as Nest Point, waterfalls like the one pictured (Kilt Rock) as the Cuillin mountains, and its castle (castle Duvengan) The Island of Skye is situated just off the West coast of Scotland, is the largest and best known of the Inner Hebrides. Skye is nicknamed "Eilean A Cheo", which is Gaelic for the Misty Island or "Island in the Mist".
DAY 6: LOCH MOND Loch Lomond is the largest freshwater lake in Great Britain great. It ranges from the lowlands, plains, to the true north Highlands, a mountainous zone. There is a sharp contrast from top to bottom. Its dimensions are about 37 km in length to 8 km wide. Its average depth is 37 meters with a maximum depth of 190 meters.
DAY 7: GLASGOW Discover its many attractions, view the most impressive Victorian architecture in the UK, fill of inspiration in museums and galleries world-famous and soak up the atmosphere characteristic of the city.
SCOTTISH DRESSES Scottish Tartans and Attire (Highland Dress) - The tartans were used for many centuries. The first tartans were simple pictures of two or three colors and the colors of the dye obtained from plants, roots, berries and trees that were in areas where the fabric was woven. After the battle of Culloden in 1746 (Bonnie Prince Charlie and his forces were defeated by the Duke of Cumberland), the use of Highland dress was banned.
SCOTTISH CUSTOMS The bagpipe is a wind instrument, in its simplest form, consists of a preformed tube (pointer) and provided with rod and inserted into a bottle, which is the subject of air. It is the typical instrument of Scotland who usually plays with the typical costume is a skirt
SCOTTISH GASTRONOMY The Scottish cuisine is based on products such as meat is remarkable the game, beef and lamb, fish and seafood, in which we must mention the salmon, turbot, halibut and pejesapolas. Shellfish such as crabs, lobsters, lobster, crab and crayfish. Also do not forget products such as cheeses, including Cheddar have to highlight.The typical dishes are encuantra the haggis is one of the most popular dishes of meat mixed with spices wrapped in stomach of sheep or lamb, accompanied by mashed sweet potatoes and potatoes, Arbroath Smokies and Finnan Haddi, which is the essential ingredient cured and smoked haddock Nordic style, the Cook leekie, chicken stewed with leeks and plums, Scotch Broth, vegetable and barley stew.