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  • Address: Portree, The Scottish Highlands, Scotland
As the main town on the Isle of Skye in the Scottish Highlands, Portree is the hub of culture and commerce in the area with its central and scenic harbor. Surrounded by tall cliffs and richly green forests, it makes for an excellent base from which to explore the island — though it is a destination in its own right. Colorfully painted homes line the waterfront, and the city is steeped in rich Scottish history and heritage.

Fishing has long been the center of Portree’s economy, and as such there are many excellent fresh seafood eateries. The town’s Aros Centre runs theatre, music and film productions on a regular basis, many of which celebrate the island’s Gaelic heritage. Although English is widely spoken, about one third of the population still speaks Scottish Gaelic. The name Portree is derived from the words for “King’s Harbor” in Gaelic.

Practical Info

You can find Portree on the large Isle of Skye in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. It is about a five hour drive from Edinburgh. From Portree you can easily arrange transport to visit the many scenic stops on the Isle of Skye. 

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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh, Edinburgh, null
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 447 Reviews

Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye on this 3-day small-group tour from Edinburgh, with accommodation and round-trip ...  Read more

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $350.45
3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour from Edinburgh Including 'Hogwarts Express' Ride, ... 
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour from Edinburgh Including 'Hogwarts Express' Ride

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 165 Reviews

Experience the Highland beauty of the Isle of Skye on a 3-day excursion from Edinburgh. You'll spend two nights on the Isle of Skye, see legendary Loch Ness ...  Read more

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $589.84
3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Multi-day Tours
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 73 Reviews

Discover the best of the Highlands and the Isle of Skye on this 3 day tour from Edinburgh. Visit Eilean Donan Castle, explore the Highlands and Culloden ...  Read more

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $292.04
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5-Day Isle of Skye, Loch Ness and the Jacobite Steam Train from Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Multi-day ... 
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5-Day Isle of Skye, Loch Ness and the Jacobite Steam Train from Edinburgh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 49 Reviews

Explore the Highland beauty of Scotland's west coast and the Isle of Skye on a 5-day excursion from Edinburgh. This in-depth tour of Scotland’s classic ...  Read more

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 days (approx.)

From USD $1,022.49
3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Glasgow, Glasgow, Multi-day Tours
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Glasgow

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 68 Reviews

Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye on a three-day small-group excursion from Glasgow. In three days, you'll ...  Read more

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $350.45
5-Day Highland Explorer and Isle of Skye Small Group Tour from Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Multi-day Tours
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5-Day Highland Explorer and Isle of Skye Small Group Tour from Edinburgh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 47 Reviews

Discover the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye on this 5-day tour from Edinburgh. Traveling in a luxury minivan with a knowledgeable guide, see some of ...  Read more

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 days (approx.)

From USD $685.03
4-Day Tour of the West Highlands and Isle of Skye from Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Multi-day Tours
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4-Day Tour of the West Highlands and Isle of Skye from Edinburgh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 Reviews

Discover the beguiling beauty of the Highlands and the Isle of Skye on this 4-day small-group tour from Edinburgh. Explore Isle of Skye at a relaxed pace for ...  Read more

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 days (approx.)

From USD $561.00
5-Day Iona, Mull and the Isle of Skye Small Group Tour from Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Multi-day Tours
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5-Day Iona, Mull and the Isle of Skye Small Group Tour from Edinburgh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 17 Reviews

Visit four romantic Scottish islands in five days on a small group excursion from Edinburgh. You'll explore some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery on ...  Read more

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 days (approx.)

From USD $777.33

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