Skye is the largest and most northerly of the off the west coast of Scotland, linked to the mainland by a toll-free bridge. It's a rugged mountainous island with spectacular scenery.

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is a village in the north of . It's a ferry port with regular services to the Outer Hebrides, and most visitors are just passing through for that reason.

is the main village on the in the Scottish , and is the obvious base for exploring the island.


is a village straggling along the main road across in the Scottish .

The Sleat peninsula is the gently rolling southern part of the Isle of in the Scottish .

is a small settlement on , at the head of Loch .

is a tiny village on the south coast of in the Scottish Hebrides.

is a small village straggling along the shore of Loch Harport in , in the Scottish Hebrides.

is a small village on in the Scottish Hebrides.

is a village is a small town on . It has become quieter since the Skye Bridge replaced the ferry to the mainland, but is an attractive small town and worth a stop.

is a small settlement on Waternish, the middle peninsula of the north coast of , in the Scottish Hebrides.

is a remote area of . It is most useful as a base for walking and climbing the Black Cuillin, including the famous "Inaccessible Pinnacle".

is a tiny settlement on the Duirnish Peninsula in the north-west of .

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Basque: Skye, Czech: Ostrov Skye, Danish: Skye, Dutch: Skye, English: Isle of Skye, Estonian: Skye, French: Skye, French: Île de Skye, German: Skye, Irish: An tEilean Sgitheanach, Italian: Skye, Japanese: スカイ島, Low German: Skye, Norwegian: Skye, Polish: Skye, Portuguese: Ilha de Skye, Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Sgitheanach, Spanish: Isla de Skye, Spanish: Skye, Swedish: Skye
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