From Edinburgh to Glasgow, PONANT brings you aboard Le Champlain for an exceptional cruise to Celtic lands following a 8-day itinerary along the magnificent Scottish archipelagos of Shetland Islands, Orkney Islands and Hebrides Islands.
Departing from Edinburgh, city of history and labelled city of literature by UNESCO, you will set sail for the Shetland Islands and call at the port of Lerwick. This port is well known because just a few kilometres inland lie the remarkable ruins of Scalloway Castle, built in 1600.
Le Champlain will sail towards Kirkwall, capital of the Orkney Islands, where numerous seabirds, such as gannets and European shags, have taken up residence.
Then, you will call at the HebridesinStornoway, the largest city of the archipelago, with a warm and friendly atmosphere. You will also discover the Isle of Skye, known for its rich Gaelic culture, its famous bridge, and its stunning scenery and then Tobermory, a charming fishing port with multi-coloured houses whose distillery produces a renowned single malt.
Finally, you will set sail towards Glasgow, Scotland's warm cultural capital with a rich artistic and architectural heritage, your port of disembarkation.