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Greenock is a Scottish port town located at the mouth of the River Clyde. This MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination is celebrated for its impressive architecture, scenic esplanade, and strong cultural identity.
• Magnificent Edinburgh
• Loch Lomond
• Stirling Castle
Edinburgh is not only the capital of Scotland, but also your destination on an all-day tour with MSC Excursions. You can look forward to a sightseeing drive around both Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town and the 18th-century New Town. Keep an eye out for lovely views of Holyrood Palace, the Edinburgh residence of Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Park, the towering Scott Monument on Princes Street and the Princes Street Gardens. You’ll also get to visit the medieval Edinburgh Castle and, afterwards, spend some free time taking a stroll down Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile or checking out the lovely Princes Street Gardens before re-boarding your coach for the return drive to Greenock.
Take a trip to picturesque Loch Lomond, the widest lake in Scotland, in the Trossachs National Park. Walk around the shores of this alluring body of water which is enveloped by stunning mountains and oak woodlands. The largest of Loch Lomond’s many islands, Inchmurrin, houses fascinating archaeological sites including the ruins of Lennox Castle. Here, you’ll get a chance to relax in a truly peaceful location and take photos of the local wildlife.
Stirling Castle is one of the grandest and most spectacular royal fortresses in Scotland, built on an old volcano above the burgh of Stirling. Take an MSC Cruises excursion to this restored stately mansion, where you’ll admire its elegant furniture and exquisite décor. Meet Stirling’s ‘great lords and ladies’ and their ‘servants’, who’ll introduce you to castle life in former eras. Lastly, pay a visit to the studio to see weavers restoring grand medieval tapestries.