The islands of Scotland are a world of their own. There are 790 islands in total in Scotland, if you really count them all. Of these, only 130 islands are inhabited by humans. Each island has its own character, special landscape features and its own culture.
If you want to get to know the many islands off the Scottish coast, you should not stop at just one, but practice island climbing. It doesn’t matter whether you only have a few days or maybe even several weeks: it’s worth exploring the different archipelagos with the help of ferries. After all, many great adventures begin with a ferry crossing!
The various ferry connections that connect the Scottish mainland to the offshore islands as well as the archipelago are not only an important means of transport for residents, but also a way for tourists to explore remote areas and take in the views. There is also the right way. On the way to enjoy there.
west of scotland habrids, which in turn are divided into the Inner and Outer Hebrides. one of the most famous islands of external hybrid, also known as the Western Isles, includes the islands of North Ust, St Kilda, Bara, and Vatersse. the most famous islands of Inner Hebrides Isle of Skye, Isle of Mull, Iona and Staffa.
north of scotland orkney islands, an idyllic archipelago with gently rolling hills. Incomparable serenity guarantees an especially relaxing holiday. The main island as well as the largest island in the archipelago is the Mainland. Centuries-old burial sites, stone circles and Vikings traces can be found on Orkney.
After all, there’s still a long way to go to the north Shetland Islands, Residents cultivate their own culture, which is shaped by many Scandinavian influences. There are also traces of the Bronze and Stone Age here. Famous export hits are the Shetland Pony, the smallest horse breed in the world.
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