Portree is the biggest town at the the Isle of Skye at it has a population of about 2,500. It is a cultural center of that isle and a large tourist attraction in Scotland.
Portree is mostly famous as a holiday destination for the tourists because of its location and scenery. It is surrounded by high cliffs and hills which make it a beautiful town with some amazing looks. You can climb at the top of the cliffs and enjoy the amazing view over the whole town and its port. Portree is offering a nice boat cruises, swimming pool for visitors and lots of other attractions. Besides that, Portree is also an important cultural place of Scotland and in this town you can find Aros Centre, an award winning theatre for concerts, movies and plays. You can also learn much about the whole Isle of Sky history at that theatre during the amazing and dramatic presentation. Because of its location most of the tourists also use this town to continue with exploring the other parts of this island and enjoy the other scenery. On that trip tourists can see some amazing nature views like pinnacles of the Quaraing, Old Man of Storr or Kilt Rock.
So, if you are planning on visiting the Isle of Skye then your first stop must be this beautiful town. When you get to know everything that you can find in this town you should continue to explore the rest of the island and just enjoy the little weird but amazing scenery from all around the isle. It will take some time to see it all but trust me, it is worth it.