Nello Speyside, dove si trovano più della metà delle distillerie di whisky di malto della Scozia, vi attende un caldo benvenuto.
Posti che esplorerai
- Lindores Abbey Distillery
- Dalwhinnie Distillery
- Cairngorms National Park
- Benromach Distillery
- Speyside Cooperage*
- Glenfiddich Distillery
- The River Spey
- Glenlivet Distillery
- Royal Deeside
Nello Speyside, dove si trovano più della metà delle distillerie di whisky di malto della Scozia, vi attende un caldo benvenuto. La vostra avventura di tre giorni vi permette di sedervi e rilassarvi e lasciar guidare a noi, mentre voi visitate alcune delle migliori distillerie di whisky della Scozia e di godervi il magnifico scenario di Cairngorms, Speyside e Royal Deeside.
Studenti, e persone che abbiano compiuto i 60 anni
Dirigiti a nord attraverso il Regno di Fife fino alla Distilleria dell'abbazia di Lindores. Questa moderna distilleria scozzese è costruita sul sito del primo distillatore mai registrato nel paese.
Dopo aver pranzato a Pitlochry potete assaggiare le delizie della migliore distilleria della Scozia a Dalwhinnie, nei pressi della sorgente del fiume Spey. Riscaldati dal nettare ambrato, continuerete a viaggiare verso il Cairngorm National Park prima di raggiungere Grantown on Spey, la vostra base per due notti.
Un'intera giornata passata esplorando la regione del whisky più famosa della Scozia. Dopo un viaggio panoramico lungo la costa, la vostra prima fermata della giornata sarà alla distilleria a conduzione familiare Benromach per una visita personalizzata.
Si risale il fiume Spey a Craigellachie per una visita alla Speyside Cooperage*, dove si vede un altro aspetto del processo di produzione del whisky.
Dopo pranzo qui o nella vicina Aberlour, visiti la Distilleria Glenfiddich, sede del single malt più famoso al mondo. Tradizione e passione hanno plasmato i sapori distintivi di questo favorito di Speyside da quando la famiglia Grant ha iniziato a distillare in questa zona più di 130 anni fa. Da qui, torni a Grantown on Spey.
* La Speyside Cooperage è visitata solo nelle partenze di lunedì e mercoledì.
Al mattino visitate Glenlivet, che è sia una distilleria che una bellissima vallata con serene passeggiate e una meravigliosa fauna selvatica.
Goditi la maestosità di Royal Deeside. Si passa dal castello di Balmoral e ci si ferma nel villaggio di Braemar, nel cuore del Parco Nazionale. Da qui il percorso verso sud passa sul più alto passo di montagna della Scozia, attraverso il Perthshire, e ritorno a Edimburgo.
** Le visite all'itinerario e alla distilleria sono soggette a modifiche.
You head north through the Kingdom of Fife to Lindores Abbey Distillery. This modern Scottish distillery is built on the site of the first ever recorded distiller in the country.
After lunch in Pitlochry, you can sample the delights of Scotland's highest distillery at Dalwhinnie, near the source of the River Spey. Once you’ve warmed with this dram of “the gentle spirit”, you continue through the Cairngorms National Park before reaching Grantown on Spey, your base for two nights.
A whole day exploring Scotland’s most famous whisky region. After a scenic drive towards the coast, your first stop of the day is at the family-owned Benromach Distillery, where you can go on a personalised tour.
You travel back up the Spey River to Craigellachie for a visit to the Speyside Cooperage*, where you see another aspect of the whisky making process.
After lunch here or in nearby Aberlour, you visit Glenfiddich Distillery, home to the world’s most popular single malt. Tradition and passion have shaped the distinctive flavours of this Speyside favourite since the Grant family first started distilling in this area more than 130 years ago. From here, you travel back to Grantown on Spey.
*Speyside Cooperage is only visited on Monday and Wednesday departures.
In the morning you visit Glenlivet, which is both a distillery and a beautiful glen with serene walks and wonderful wildlife.
You then enjoy the majesty of Royal Deeside. You pass by Balmoral Castle, and stop in the village of Braemar in the heart of the National Park. From here the route south passes over Scotland’s highest mountain pass, through Perthshire, and back to Edinburgh.
**Itinerary and distillery visits are subject to change.
Whisky Galore from the Mash Tun in Speyside A Reflection on my experience with Rabbies Speyside Whisky Trail, Wed-Fri 17-19 May 2017 Water is so precious but free here in Alba land, Flora and fauna adding value to the drams distilled, Idylic for this ancient craft to yield, mature and thrive Singularly distinctive, outstanding, the love and envy of the world, Keepers and drinkers of the whisky carefully profit, or otherwise, Aye - Yes in Scots, Rabbies tour evokes endless taste butts Naw - No in Scots, never say no to brand Scotch. Slaintie: congratulations on the bespoke Team USA and Team GB, Cheers: commendation on driver Stewarts first official whisky trail try The water of life entails Head, Heart and Tail process Stewart holds the three dear and blends new qualities: elementary HEAD: headstart, what a brainy loon from his native Kirkintolloch, HEART: genuinely warm showcase the Amazing Grace of Scotland, TAIL: surely prize-winning under his kilt as that in Scotsman PS - Stewart Ross, our driver, had displayed some of the best hospitality, humour and enjoyment known. Mash Tun was the venue where we dined and loved very much The song Scotsman was hillariously entertaining with greatest humour touching the iconic kilt and classic question: whats under it. Every word in the prose was freshly brewed and distilled during my three days venture. Huge thanks for my fellow travellers on the same bus: we hestitated to say Rabbies deliberated two groups for Stewart: team USA and Team GB. They are Bo, Arc, Wendy, Lynn, Richard and Tony, Davie, Jim (James) and me Jean. Thanks to all whod played a part!
My wife and I went on a 3 day Speyside tour and our guide was David. The 1st day he was wearing a Scottish Kilt. What a traditional way to start a wonderful tour in Scotland. His knowledge of the Scotland country was so inviting and interesting. Between driving and explaining the history of Scotland, he played beautiful traditional Scottish music. What a wonderful way to enjoy a day in one of the most beautiful places on earth. I plan to return to Scotland some day and hopefully David can show me more of what Scotland offers. My stay will definitely be longer this time. Thanks again to Rabbies tour and David. Cheers!
I wanted to combine a liking for whisky with revisiting old haunts from my past, and this tour definitely hit the spot for me and met my expectations. We had party Pete as a driver and guide. Very knowledgeable - commentary was a good mix of history, culture and places of interest, as well as whisky. Really enjoyed the way he ran the tour, fitting in extras where we had time to spare, giving us plenty of time to indulge at the distilleries and whisky shops. I booked at short notice, and organised my own accommodation in Grantown on Spey - Haus Alba - Rabbies should consider it as an option - only two rooms but a superb BB. Travelled with nice folks from all parts of the globe - thoroughly enjoyable - great value. Would definitely travel with Rabbies again.
Thanks for that wonderful Tour with our Guide and Driver Keith , he was very well informed about everything that did interest us.We saw so much besides the planned Tour.Great that the whole Tour was accompanied with the Musiv according to landscape , history or legends of that place.Very nice people on the bus and also in service at the Hotel and so on.Very nice accomodation on the tour.Phantastic pub in Granton on Spey.Thanks Keith and Rabbies.
The experience me and my family had during this trip was spectacular. Party Pete is absolutly wonderful as a guide. We loved every minute of our jurney. It made me want to vivite the highlands again.
We had an amazing tour / holiday with Keith as our guide. Amazing history and sites were shared. Keith played an amazing array of Scottish music too. We had an amazing stay at the Ravenscourt in Downton on Spey. In addition we had a great couple of nights with great pies at Craigs as well as many laughs and pints. Im sad to not be doing additional days on this tour as we had so much fun. I would recommend this tour in a second. The sites, stories, and the whiskey were great. Thanks, Boyd and Heather.
Great tour guide, made us remember everything almost like revision. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour although my liver may have a second opinion. Lovely group of people also.
Great job Party Pete on the tour on 1/10/2014-3/10/2014
Great three-day tour of Speyside departing from Edinburgh. Barney was our driver and guide and provided background on Scottish history and a friendly knowledge of whisky history and flavor, punctuated with just the right amount of contemporary Scottish and local Edindburgh politics (the drive-cursed trams were two weeks old at the time of our tour). Visited Benromach, Glenlivit and Dalwhinnie distilleries and the Speyside Cooperage as well as the Herimitage and Cairngorm National Park. The trip was paced to stop every hour or so and some of the best memories are from Barney's casual tales during those stops and visiting the small towns and even a sandy lakeside beach along the way. The trip is a big circle and we stayed at the Garth Hotel in Grantown on Spey each night (don't miss the best food and drink in town there). There were twelve of us on the tour. I'm not normally a tour-taker and so was happily surprised with Barney's company on trip and the comfort of the van on rural roads on some rather warm summer days.
We are beyond happy with our tour! Our guide Karen told us anything and everything about Scotland's history, whisky and culture. She made us all feel welcome and as if she truly enjoyed traveling with our group, and she managed to get more opportunities for 'wee tastings' than we could have hoped for. She was also flexible and adapted the routes to the group's wishes. Our B&B was nice and the bus very comfy. All in all: We will most def come back for another 'wee' tour! Best regards Tobias and Frida (AKA 'Anne Arkler') Sweden
Tu rimani due notti a Grantown on Spey nel Parco Nazionale del Cairngorms.
Il tuo tour esclude la sistemazione; ma quando prenoti, puoi chiederci di prenotare un alloggio locale per te, oppure puoi scegliere di prenotare il tuo alloggio nei luoghi notturni.
Una volta prenotato il tour, prenoteremo tutto il tuo alloggio e il tuo autista ti lascerà con i padroni di casa. Pagherai direttamente il tuo alloggio. La maggior parte non accetta carte di credito, quindi preparati a pagare in contanti.
Le modifiche all'alloggio non possono essere garantite e sono soggette a disponibilità. Si applicherà una tassa di modifica.
Dovrai contattarci con i dettagli della tua sistemazione. Si prega di prenotare solo l'alloggio all'interno delle città durante la notte in cui il tour si ferma. L'autista ti lascerà all'alloggio prescelto purché sia relativamente centrale.
Se annulli meno di tre giorni prima della partenza, potresti essere responsabile per il costo della sistemazione della prima notte. E occasionalmente potresti essere responsabile per tutte le spese di alloggio.
Cerchiamo di prenotare un alloggio che si trova a non più di 20 minuti a piedi dal centro della città. Controlliamo regolarmente i nostri fornitori di alloggi per garantire che raggiungano un certo standard. I prezzi sottostanti sono solo indicativi.
Standard B & B (Bed & Breakfast)
Il bagno e la doccia sono condivisi con almeno un'altra stanza della casa e il prezzo include la colazione. Il costo è di £35 - £40 a persona a notte. Una camera singola standard costa £40 - £60 a notte.
B & B En suite
Le docce e i servizi igienici sono privati e la colazione è inclusa nel prezzo. Il costo è di £45 - £55 a persona a notte. Un singolo con bagno privato è di £60 - £80 a notte.
Gli hotel hanno un bar o un ristorante e offrono pasti serali. La colazione è inclusa nel prezzo. Il costo è di £70 - £85 a persona a notte. Una singola è £85 - £130 a notte.
Un ostello è composto da dormitori con da 4 a 16 letti a castello. I bagni sono a breve distanza dalla stanza del dormitorio. Le attrezzature della cucina sono attrezzate in modo da poter preparare i propri pasti. Il costo in base ai letti del dormitorio è di £19 - £25 a persona a notte.
Si noti che gli ostelli SYHA offrono solo dormitori dello stesso sesso. Alcuni ostelli indipendenti offriranno stanze miste (maschi e femmine insieme).
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You don't need to. We stop in small towns, villages, and rural eateries where you can choose whatever meal pleases both your taste buds and your budget.
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