2019 - 13 Day Scottish & Irish Dream

13 Days/12 Nights

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 28 - August 18 departures.
  • Sample a "wee dram" as you learn about whisky making at Blair Athol Distillery.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Blarney Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Connemara Marble Factory
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Inveraray Castle
  • Isle of Skye
  • Skellig Experience
  • St Andrews
  • Titanic Belfast

    Dining Experiences

  • 12 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) and 8 dinners (D) including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh, a Medieval castle banquet, and The Merry Ploughboy Pub in Dublin.

    Hotels:

  • Radisson Blu Glasgow or Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor, Glasgow (1 night)
  • Isle of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish (1 night)
  • Muthu Newtown Hotel. Nairn (1 night)
  • Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry (2 night)
  • Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge, Dublin (2 nights)
  • Killarney Towers Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
  • Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty (1 night)
  • Call (888) 743-9865 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14499146

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2019
    Duration
    13 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1GlasgowGLASGOW CITY TOUR : Tour begins at 2:30 PM at your Glasgow hotel. Your guide will lead you on an introductory tour of central Glasgow. See the main attractions including parks and squares and view extensive art collections at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Join your group for a welcome drink.
    Day 2BallachulishLOCH LOMOND & INVERARAY CASTLE : Embark on a short cruise of Loch Lomond with views of Highland peaks. Stroll through Inveraray before touring Inveraray Castle, which you may recognize from the "Downton Abbey" series. Drive through Glencoe, considered one of Scotland's most beautiful places, and on to the loch shore in Ballachulish.
    (B, D)
    Day 3NairnISLE OF SKYE & EILEAN DONAN CASTLE : Take the "Road to the Isles" through some of Scotland's loveliest scenery. Enjoy a panoramic tour of the Isle of Skye and visit the picturesque Eilean Donan Castle. Keep your camera ready as you travel along the shores of Loch Ness on your way to your hotel in Nairn, a lovely manor house set in spacious grounds near the North Sea.
    (B, D)
    Day 4PitlochryCULLODEN & SHEEPDOGS : Visit the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre to learn about the historic battle. Walk around the serene moorland to see monuments commemorating the troops. Immerse yourself in farm life at a local farm as you watch dogs herd sheep. Travel to your gracious manor-style hotel near Pitlochry.
    (B, D)
    Day 5PitlochryBLAIR CASTLE & WHISKY TASTING : Visit Blair Castle, dating back to 1269, which has been transformed through the ages from a medieval fortress to a Victorian castle in the baronial style. Tour Blair Athol Distillery to learn about whiskey making and sample a "wee dram." Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the hotel gardens, museum, and facilities or stroll around Pitlochry.
    (B, D)
    Day 6EdinburghGLAMIS CASTLE & ST ANDREWS : Tour Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of "Macbeth," then drive across the modern Tay Bridge to St Andrews, the "Home of Golf." See the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the Old Course on a panoramic drive. Browse through the medieval town with its ruined cathedral and castle. In Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, enjoy a traditional Scottish evening with dinner, haggis, bagpipes and kilts.
    (B, D)
    Day 7EdinburghEDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR : Discover the wide streets and elegant mansions of the Georgian 200-year-old "New Town" and the narrow lanes and medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile, the oldest part of the city on a tour of Edinburgh. Visit the imposing Edinburgh Castle and admire splendid views. Spend the afternoon and evening at leisure. The July 28 to August 18 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.
    (B)
    Day 8DublinBELFAST & DUBLIN : Say farewell to your Scottish guide and embark on a ferry ride to Belfast, enjoying lunch on board. Immerse yourself in the history of the Titanic through displays at Titanic Belfast. In Dublin, check out local pubs or restaurants for an independent dinner.
    (B, L)
    Day 9DublinDUBLIN & MERRY PLOUGHBOY PUB : The morning is yours to explore Dublin independently. The Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour is a great option - use your included vouchers to see the sites and visit one attraction. At 2:00 PM meet your new Irish guide/driver and tour group in the hotel lobby and set off to see Trinity College, public buildings, tranquil parks, and rows of Georgian houses. Take a guided tour through Dublin Castle, the historic heart of Dublin. This evening, enjoy a traditional Irish dinner and show at Merry Ploughboy Pub.
    (B, D)
    Day 10KillarneyBLARNEY CASTLE & KILLARNEY : Head to the stately Rock of Cashel for memorable photos. Gain the gift of gab when you kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence" at Blarney Castle. Treat yourself to quality Irish goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills before heading to Killarney, picturesquely set beside lakes and mountains. After dinner, you may like to head to a "singing pub."
    (B, D)
    Day 11KillarneyRING OF KERRY & SKELLIG EXPERIENCE : The Ring of Kerry drive - a winding route with awesome mountain and coastline views - will provide you many photos opportunities. Enjoy lunch before crossing to Valentia Island and the Skellig Experience, which describes nearby islands. Watch a demonstration of highly skilled dogs herding flocks of sheep. Spend a free evening in Killarney.
    (B, L)
    Day 12BunrattyCLIFFS OF MOHER & MEDIEVAL BANQUET : Take a ferry across the River Shannon Estuary and view the Cliffs of Moher, a spectacular wall of sandstone that reaches high above the Atlantic. Check into Bunratty Castle Hotel, which is near Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. In the evening, head to Bunratty Castle Hotel, relax and enjoy free time before heading out for a memorable medieval-style feast complete with songs and harp music evocative of the Middle Ages.
    (B, D)
    Day 13DublinTOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN : Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    08/16/2019$4,349.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    08/18/2019$4,399.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    08/21/2019$4,199.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    08/25/2019$4,099.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    08/28/2019$4,099.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/01/2019$3,999.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/04/2019$3,949.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/08/2019$3,949.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/11/2019$3,999.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/13/2019$3,949.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/15/2019$3,999.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/20/2019$3,949.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/25/2019$3,949.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    10/04/2019$3,749.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    10/06/2019$3,649.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    10/11/2019$3,599.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    10/13/2019$3,649.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    Lodging
    Radisson Blu Glasgow or Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor, Glasgow (1 night)
    Isle of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish (1 night)
    Muthu Newtown Hotel. Nairn (1 night)
    Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry (2 night)
    Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh (2 nights)
    Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge, Dublin (2 nights)
    Killarney Towers Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
    Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty (1 night)

    Tours


    • 2019 - 13 Day Scottish & Irish Dream

      From $3,599.00 (USD)

      Tour Highlights Authentic Local Experiences: Reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 28 - August 18 departures. Sample a "wee dram" as you learn about whisky making at Blair Athol Distillery.

     
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