From the Isle of Skye for Glenfinnan Road to Fort William

Leave the Isle of Skye for Glenfinnan Road and Fort William

For the 12th day of our Scotland tour, we leave the Isle of Skye for a long drive to Glenfinnan to arrive at Fort Willam at the end of the day.

Itinerary of our 12th day
from Isle of Skye to Fort William

  • Portree
  • Talisker Distillery
  • Mallaig
  • Glenfinnan
  • Fort William

Route map of our route from Isle of Skye to Fort William

15 days in Scotland – Talisker Distillery on Skye

Before leaving the Isle of Skye, a visit was essential: the Talisker distillery, famous for its peated and smoked whiskey. On the road that passes on the west coast of the island, we cross peat bogs used to make this whiskey.

15 days in Scotland Talisker Distillery
15 days in Scotland - Talisker Distillery on the Isle of Skye

15 days in Scotland – Glenfinnan and Harry Potter

Since Harry Potter, Glenfinnan and its viaduct attract many tourists. Many come to admire the famous jacobite steam train that connects Mallaig (where we come from) to Fort Williams (where we are going). We will discover this locomotive and give some pictures. We pass quickly because neither train lovers nor Harry Potter!

Glenfinnan and Harry Potter train

15 days in Scotland – Fort William

Located on the edge of Loch Linnhe, this city is surrounded by mountains. The Glen Nevis Valley, which stretches north from Fort William to Ben Nevis (1350 m), is a beautiful area.

If I tell you that we still have rain …

Where to stay in Fort William?

I booked a bed and breakfast at The Brevins Guest House, 10 minutes from Fort William. Convenient with parking and not too expensive (110 euros with breakfast), I liked the place “like home”. Brenda and Vincent were very nice and attentive …

More information about booking

Our itinerary continues the next day:

Crossing Glen Coe Valley and Loch Lomond

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