From Portsoy, the city of Edinburgh is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the south.
Portsoy is not the only place in this popular region worth seeing; those with enough time can also drive a little further out to experience the magic of the surrounding landscapes, communities and cultural attractions. Macduff Marine Aquarium and Duff House which are in and around Macduff, are interesting places to visit. Macduff, is approximately 7 miles (11 kilometers) from Portsoy. If you're keen on experiencing even more of this part of the country, make your way over to Keith to visit the Strathisla Distillery and Glenfidditch Whiskey Distillery. Keith is 14 miles (23 kilometers) away.
While you are here in Portsoy, why don't you see Elgin. Approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) away, this regional city is where you can find Elgin Museum, Glen Moray Distillery and Burghead Visitor Centre. Spynie Palace, Pluscarden Abbey and Duffus Castle are some more visitor attractions definitely worth visiting for those who have time left.
Those with a love of history will want to visit the region's fine old castles, ruins and traditional villages. Faith is a vital aspect of every region's make-up, so be sure set aside some time to visit the area's cathedrals and other important religious sites.
If you are searching for a truly unique activity to do in the Aberdeenshire and Moray area, have a go at hot air ballooning. If the best vacation for you involves the outdoors and enjoying the cold weather, Aberdeenshire and Moray will be perfect. Snowboarding is popular here. Skiing is also available in the area.
Wherever you are coming from and no matter how long you stay, memories of Aberdeenshire and Moray will remain with you for a long time.