Cruising Loch Ness is Adventure of Lifetime

Loch Ness

Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, Scotland

The fame or infamy of Loch Ness will always be associated with the monster said to dwell in its murky depths. Yet this extraordinary part of the world is also synonymous with the exquisite beauty and serenity of the Scottish Highlands. Whether a visitor is seeking adventure or solace for the soul, a cruise along the Caledonian Canal will provide both in equal measure.

Loch Ness

With the large number of cruise operators offering a variety of cruise options, there is sure to be one that fits perfectly with every individual’s desires. Usually beginning in the picturesque Kyle of Lochalsh, cruise ships will call at the Isle of Skye where tours will be arranged of the Cullins Mountains and of the waterfront, famed for its colorful houses.

Eilean Donan Castle

The Eilean Donan is without doubt, one of the most stunning castles in Scotland.

Loch Ness

Sailing north to Armadale, the ship will stop in the Clan Donald Centre and Gardens before continuing on to the remote magnificence of Inverie on Loch Nevis. It would be enough just to sit on the deck and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Scottish landscape with its rolling green hills and strikingly colourful flora. Moreover, you will have an opportunity to immerse yourself in the history of the Highlands; they have many historical sites to visit.

Isle of Iona

The Isle of Iona is the final resting place of fifty Scottish kings. It is also the landing place of St. Columba in 563 AD who brought the introduction of Christianity to Britain. An Abbey and the ruins of a nunnery built in the 13th century wait to be explored. The names of the isles and lochs float like music played to the beat of the ship as it drifts by some and docks at others: Loch Lochy, Loch Olch and Glenfinnan, where the grand viaduct still inspires awe, then on to Loch Shiel and eventually that most famous loch of all, Loch Ness. The heather-covered surroundings of the loch with its abundance of wildlife and stunning array of flora make this a hiker’s paradise. Marvel at the Falls of Foyers and soak up the panoramic and unforgettable views of lochs and forests steeped in colour and tranquility, and then continue on to Inverness.

Lake Loch Ness, Scotland

Loch Ness is far more than just a home to one mythical creature, although tales told by the locals are sure to be as spellbinding today as they have ever been when the legend began. It is part of a rich Scottish tapestry woven of myths, legends and historical facts that make this isle worthy of the devotion and staunch patriotism of the most legendary of its defenders. Cruising its waters will certainly capture your heart and inspire your soul.

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42 Responses to “Cruising Loch Ness is Adventure of Lifetime”

  1. edithlevyphotography Says:

    Beautiful set of images.


  2. Garden Walk Garden Talk Says:

    OMG. The title says it all. When I saw the title I knew what was in store, intrigue and unbridled beauty. Your images are gorgeous and I would love to hear the tales myself.


  3. Giovannoni Claudine Says:

    Beautiful images Victor, thank you for sharing with your readers!
    This is a place I haven’t visited yet, unfortunately… and this increases my curiosity!
    But personally I’m of the opinion that Scotland is fantastic (so much green) maybe not the whole of Italy looks like πŸ™‚
    and to take good pictures, I think you have to be a wanderer and / or called Victor Tribunsky (with a nice camera)
    hee hee hee hee
    I wish you a lovely weekend πŸ™‚ Victor!


    • Victor Tribunsky Says:

      Ha ha ha.
      Okey, okey, Claudine, it is not Italy, but it seems that to take a good landscape shot in Scotland is much easier than, for example, in Sahara.
      Thank you for the elegant compliment πŸ™‚


  4. Terri at Time To Be Inspired Says:

    Beautiful area. You’ve done a great job showing if off!


  5. lulu Says:

    We have this on our Bucket List so your post whets my appetite even more. The photos you chose are terrific.


  6. Bama Says:

    What a magical place!


  7. lifeisacelebration Says:

    Stunning photography! When can I learn pictures like that?


  8. minqan Says:

    Great post, beauriful images! Makes me want to go to Scotland. πŸ™‚


  9. Deano Says:

    Nice to see something actually about Loch Ness and not the monster πŸ™‚


  10. Raiana Golden Says:

    How lovely to see this post. I was sailing Loch Ness exactly a year ago and it hadn’t occurred to me until I saw this. I spent 3 weeks wandering the Highlands and there is truly magic in the air in that region of the world. Thank you for beautiful pics of a few places I was unable to get to during that trip.


  11. Russel Ray Photos Says:

    That’s gorgeous. Are you going to take me to the Mull of Kintyre, and maybe up to see Sir Paul’s home?……


  12. Esenga' s Voice Says:

    Absolutely stunning scenery and shots! I do have a hope to see all that beauty “live” some day.


  13. jac1981 Says:

    Fantastic! I really can’t wait to get myself to Scotland. It won’t be a moment to soon. Cheers!


  14. petroleumwife Says:

    Hi! Thanks for visiting my site. I’m loving your images. Scotland is one of my dream destinations!


  15. Amer Says:

    I love Loch Ness. The landscape is really amazing. Wanted to go there again, hopefully next summer!


  16. Any Lucky Penny Says:

    Wow! The 4th picture with the water and view is so mesmerizing! I can’t stop staring at’s beautiful! Thank you Victor for sharing with us all of these beautiful places you have been too! I feel like I traveled to them too πŸ™‚


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  18. maryahannah Says:

    You’ve captured some absolutely incredible landscapes here! It looks unbelievable. Definitely considering visiting this particular area of Scotland next time I go πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

  19. Anna Koss Says:

    What an amazing landscape and the pictures are stunning. So looking forward to going there one day.

    Liked by 1 person

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