The best Portree itineraries



"Portree is the center of activities on the Island, and definitely the best place to stay."skyetravels.com
"Portree is the primary settlement on the Isle of Skye, and it's a beauty."traveling-savage.com
"Portree is the primary base for most visitors to Skye, and I suggest it as the first choice for your time on the island."traveling-savage.com
"Portree is the main hub on the Isle of Skye and here you'll find a supermarket, bakery, cafes, restaurants and boutique stores if you're keen to do a bit of shopping."thewanderinglens.com
"Portree is a beautiful little town in Isle of Skye, the harbour being the center of attraction."thetravellingsquid.com
"Portree is a small town which serves as a ideal base for anyone to explore Skye."thetalesofatraveler.com

West Scotland

Portrees location


Portree at a glance

Very Touristic



2-3 nights


Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Portree


Benbecula Airport (BEB)

About Portree

(Scotland (see itineraries)) Portree has over 2,410 people living there. Enjoy the beautiful beaches at Portree. Portree is in the east of Scotland. Portree gives you the possibility to relax next toby a lake. Glasgow (Glasgow itineraries) is the nearest big city.

Things to do

. is one of the most beautiful areas in the UK with dramatic landscapes surrounded by water. Below is my guide to help you plan your itinerary and make the most of your time: things to in Skye Island Scotland, photos, video and and Isle of Skye Map to get your started.


VIDEO - Things to do in Skye Island Scotland

Best tings to do in Skye Island - Attractions

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Of course now you're probably wondering what exactly we did in the Highlands for three whole days. And the answer is: a lot! Here's a look at some of the highlights: ...

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Eat & drink

I was surprised to not see rocks around the spiral formation. Apparently tourists have been placing these rocks that you often see in photos, and then locals go ahead and remove them to preserve the area. Just a friendly reminder to ensure you respect other cultures and nature when traveling, and ..

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So of course, you need layers layers and layers. So that you can add and remove as you need. Clothes that cut the wind and are waterproofAt the end I took the same as clothes as for Iceland (see itineraries) without the thermal pant underwear. You can have a look at my Iceland Packing ...

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Scotland (Scotland in detail) has to be one of the most well-rounded travel destinations that I’ve ever encountered in my life. The Isle of Skye is, to me, the highlight of an already incredible country and I couldn’t imagine visiting Scotland without spending several days taking in the beauty that Isle of Skye has to offer.

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If you’ve got limited travel time, a two day itinerary in Isle of Skye might be enough to cover the main sights. Of course, time is a luxury, and if you have more time, you could stay there for more than a week. Here are some tips on planning a two day itinerary in Isle of Skye – it’s towards a slightly more high-end ...

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1 day is not a lot considering the size of the island - in that case I would focus on attractions around Portree: - I would do some hiking at the old man - but if you can't hike then I would do a driving loop to the North via Staffin and Uig ...

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If you’re keen to experience all the outdoors have to offer, travelling in a campervan is a great way to see the Isle of Skye. We ventured around in a Spaceships Rentals van and loved having the ability to pull up wherever and sleep for the night. I do love my comforts though and ..

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This tour includes two nights in Portree on the Isle of Skye. My mom and I stayed at the Rosedale Hotel right down by the Portree harbor. The hotel used to be a handful of fishermen's cottages, and retains a lot of that old maritime charm.

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If you are wondering where to stay on the Isle of Skye, Portree is the main town and quite central. You will find all you need, including restaurants and shops. But if you are looking to be closer to nature, there are also many options off the central area. But then it means more driving to reach all areas of the ...


Suggestions of Accommodations on Skye - Hotels & more:

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