2019 - 10 Day Scottish Clans & Castles

3 Star Vacation - 9 Nights/17 Meals

Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 25th, August 1st, August 8th and August 15th departures
  • Go behind the scenes at one of Scotland's famous distilleries for a tour and a tasting
  • Experience the stunning scenery of the Highlands during a steam train ride across the Glenfinnan Viaduct
  • Trip Highlights:

  • Brodie Castle
  • Clan Donald Centre
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Doune Castle
  • Dunvegan Castle
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Isle of Skye
  • Stirling Castle

    Dining Experiences:

  • 9 breakfasts and 8 dinners including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh

    Hotels:

  • The Winnock Hotel
    Drymen near Glasgow (2 nights)
  • Balmacara Hotel
    near Kyle of Lochalsh (2 nights)
  • Glen Mhor Hotel
    Inverness (3 nights)
  • Norton House Hotel & Spa
    Edinburgh (2 nights)

    All CIE Tours Include

  • Full daily breakfast (except Day 1)
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person

Call (607) 734-4131 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13984200

Tour Operator
CIE Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1GlasgowGLASGOW ARRIVAL & DOUNE CASTLE : Tour begins at 3:00 PM at your Drymen hotel, 20 miles north of Glasgow. Visit Doune Castle, which has been featured in "Game of Thrones" and "Outlander." Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.
(D)
Day 2GlasgowSTIRLING CASTLE & BANNOCKBURN VISITOR CENTER : Visit Stirling Castle, a mighty stronghold that dominates the surrounding plain. Enjoy free time in Callander and a drive through the Trossachs region, often called "Scotland in Miniature" as all aspects of delightful Scottish scenery are found here. Tour the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre to learn about medieval weapons and armour, walk the real battlefield where Scottish King Robert the Bruce defeated English troops, and enjoy a thrilling 3D battle show.
(B, D)
Day 3LochalshGLEN COE & EILEAN DONAN CASTLE : Head into the majestic Highlands and journey across Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, often considered one of Scotland's most spectacular and beautiful places. Stop for photo opportunities along the route including Loch Lomond. Treat yourself to Scottish goods at a woollen mill and continue your journey north to the romantic Eilean Donan Castle.
(B, D)
Day 4LochalshISLE OF SKYE & DUNVEGAN CASTLE : Explore the Isle of Skye and learn the history of Bonnie Prince Charlie. Travel to Dunvegan Castle, the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland. Admire the Trotternish Peninsula as you travel to Kilt Rock, a 200-foot-high sea cliff with huge, vertical basalt columns. Visit Flora MacDonald's grave in Kilmuir Graveyard and stop in Portree for free time.
(B, D)
Day 5InvernessCLAN DONALD CENTER & STEAM TRAIN RIDE : Discover the history of the Lords of the Isles at the Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle. Embark on a ferry ride to Mallaig and transfer to a steam train for a ride through some of Scotland's most picturesque scenery. The Jacobite Steam Train crosses the 21-arched Glenfinnan Viaduct, which was featured in some of the Harry Potter movies. Travel from Fort William to your hotel in Inverness.
(B, D)
Day 6InvernessLOCH NESS CRUISE & URQUHART CASTLE : Photo opportunities await as you visit the picturesque ruins of Urquhart Castle, once Scotland's largest castle, and embark on a cruise of Loch Ness. Stop at the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre to discover how British Government forces defeated the army of Bonnie Prince Charlie, ending the Jacobite rising. Stop at Clava Cairns, a prehistoric burial place with a circle of standing stones that inspired the "Outlander" books. Return to Inverness for dinner and an evening walking tour.
(B, D)
Day 7InvernessWHISKY TASTING & BRODIE CASTLE : See where many Speyside distilleries are based close to the pure water of the River Spey, and take a tour through one of them to learn about whisky production. Tour Johnstons of Elgin to discover the history and craftsmanship behind their fine woollens. Explore 16th-century Brodie Castle, set in spacious grounds with its fairytale towers and turrets. The house contains fine furnishings, a collection of paintings, and a library with over 6,000 volumes. Return to Inverness and relax before dinner at your hotel.
(B, D)
Day 8EdinburghSHEEPDOGS & CULROSS WALK : Immerse yourself in farm life and enjoy a demonstration where dogs obey commands to round up sheep. In Pitlochry, explore and have lunch independently. Continue to Culross for a walking tour around the charming 16th-century town, recently used as a filming location for "Outlander." Highlights include the Town House, Culross Palace, and the remains of Culross Abbey. Enjoy free time in Culross before heading to Edinburgh for a Scottish evening with a farewell dinner and traditional entertainment.
(B, D)
Day 9EdinburghEDINBURGH TOUR & PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE : In Edinburgh, see how the medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile in the heart of the Old Town are in stark contrast to the Georgian mansions of the 200-year-old New Town. Tour the impressive Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official Scottish residence of the Queen, and walk through the majestically furnished chambers. The rest of the day is free. August 2 to 24th departures enjoy the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at the Castle Esplanade.
(B)
Day 10EdinburghTOUR ENDS IN EDINBURGH : Your program ends after breakfast.
(B)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

All components of this tour (hotels, visits and attractions) for 2019 itineraries are subject to change until finalized in September 2018.

Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
04/04/2019$2,905.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
04/18/2019$3,495.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
05/02/2019$2,960.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
05/16/2019$2,960.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
05/23/2019$2,960.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
06/06/2019$3,075.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
06/13/2019$3,665.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
06/27/2019$3,235.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
07/04/2019$3,210.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
07/11/2019$3,800.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
07/25/2019$3,430.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
08/08/2019$3,630.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
08/22/2019$3,055.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
08/29/2019$3,055.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
09/12/2019$3,645.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
09/19/2019$3,055.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
10/03/2019$3,345.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
10/17/2019$2,675.00* (USD) / 10 days Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
Lodging
The Winnock Hotel, Drymen near Glasgow (2 nights)
Balmacara Hotel, near Kyle of Lochalsh (2 nights)
Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness (3 nights)
Norton House Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh (2 nights)
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  • 2019 - 10 Day Scottish Clans & Castles

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    HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 25th, August 1st, August 8th and August 15th departuresGo behind the scene...

 
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