A sub-Arctic archipelago in Scotland, Shetland Islands consists of nearly hundred islands with only fifteen of them inhabited. Unst is one of the most beautiful islands here, boasting of a rich Viking heritage, unmatched natural beauty and a pristine nature reserve that serves as a nesting ground for hundreds of bird species. On a trip to Shetland Islands, visitors can discover the charming port town of Lerwick, which is known for its captivating architectural creations and a vibrant culture. Shetland Museum and Archives is a must-visit place in Lerwick to discover the unique heritage of this place.
Scalloway is the historical capital of this city, which is endowed with a beautiful castle, a large marina and a fine selection of local shops. The Shetland Folk Festival is one of the most interesting local events, held every May in a number of the islands, offering visitors a rare glimpse of the local culture. A tour of Shetland Islands cannot be complete without a boat trip to Mousa, which offers excellent bird watching opportunities. There are a number of shopping options and places to eat out in the town of Lerwick. On the whole, this beautiful collection of islands holds more surprises for visitors than they can imagine. To discover the true colours of this place, travellers can choose an affordable Shetland Islands tour package from MakeMyTrip