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Loch Ness, Loch Ness
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The second deepest lake in Scotland, Loch Ness is best known for alleged sightings of the mysterious Loch Ness Monster, affectionately called Nessie. This large freshwater lake extends for about 37 km (23 mi) southwest of Inverness, forming an important part of a series of interconnected and very murky bodies of water. The natural murkiness, created by the high peat content in the surrounding soil, contributes to the legend of Nessie and attracts thousands of visitors each year. Several operators offer boat tours around the lake, providing curious tourists with a chance to search for the famous monster. Don’t miss a visit to the nearby Loch Ness Center and Exhibition, examining the natural history and the myth of the lake’s elusive resident. Our Invermoriston itinerary builder makes visiting Loch Ness and other Invermoriston attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • If you didn't go for this visit, you would have missed a beautiful part of Scotland! I signed up a day tour with Rabbies (£42) and did not regret my decision. Loch Ness is popular not only because of ...  more »
  • Fairytale scenery, awesome views, fascinating place especially if you are leaving the sightseeing tours with coaches of vacationers. Behind the East coast of the Lake there is an area studded with Lakes, rivers, mountains with waterfalls and lots of green landscapes.
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  • Travelling south from Inverness, the vista of the Loch opens up as you pass by the village of Lochend. The long, narrow Loch stretches off into the distance, flanked on both sides by the forested hill...  more »