Isle of Iona (Scotland)

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Region
UK - British Isles

Local Time
13:26 24 Jul 2017

Coordinates
56.33053 N, -6.39152 W

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Isle of Iona is one of Scotland's Inner Hebrides Islands. Iona island is a popular holiday travel destination. It has a total area of approx 9 km2 (3,4 ml2) and population around 200. The highest elevation point (101 m / 331 ft) is an Iron Age hill fort dating back from 100 BC.Isle of Iona (Scotland)

 

  • During the 19th century green-streaked marble was mined commercially in the Island's southeastern part. The machinery and quarry survived.
  • The island's main settlement (Baile Mor) is located at Saint Ronan's Bay (eastern coast). The island's two hotels, post office, primary school, the ruins of Nunnery and Bishop's House are all there. MacLeod Centre and the Abbey are located at a short walk to the north. The Port Ban beach (on the western coast) is where the famous Iona Beach Party is held.
  • Iona Island is accessible by 10-min ferry travel from Fionnphort (Ross of Mull, mainland Scotland) across the Sound of Iona. The most common itinerary route is through Oban (Argyll and Bute). Regularly scheduled ferries link Iona with Craignure (Isle of Mull) from where the picturesque road runs approx 60 km (37 ml) to Fionnphort. Local bus services and tourist coaches meet the ferry ships at the terminal.
  • Very few cars are found on the island, as these are tightly regulated. Vehicular access for non-residents is not allowed, so tourists must leave their cars in Fionnphort. On Mull and at the docking pier, bike hire is available.

Highlights: St Columba's Abbey, Reilig Oran graveyard

Isle of Iona cruise terminal

Cruise ships to Iona Island dock (anchor) at Baile Mor - port town on the eastern coast.Isle of Iona (Scotland) cruise port Baile Mor

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Day Ships in port
Wednesday
19 July, 2017
MV Glen Massan(arriving at 19 Jul - departing at 19 Jul)
Saturday
22 July, 2017
Lord of the Glens(arriving at 22 Jul - departing at 22 Jul)
Friday
28 July, 2017
Lord of the Glens(arriving at 28 Jul - departing at 28 Jul)
MV Glen Tarsan(arriving at 28 Jul - departing at 28 Jul)