Cities, towns and villages
- Banchory and nearby Drum Castle
- Banff and Macduff
- Huntly - Huntly castle
- Stonehaven - Dunnottar Castle
- Gardenstown - with dramatic red sandstone cliffs, rows of prettily-painted traditional fishermen's cottages and beach it is one of the most beautiful villages in Scotland.
- Methlick - Haddo House and Tolquhon Castle
- Portsoy - old harbour and nearby Findlater Castle
Scheme to hop on and off multiple buses is available with the Grasshopper pass.