2022 – 14 Day Scottish & Irish Dream13 Nights / 22 Meals

2022 Scottish & Irish Dream - 14 Days/13 Nights

Duration: 14 Days

Price: Starts from $3480 USD

Itineraries

Day 1: Glasgow City Tour | Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
Your tour begins at 2:00 PM at your hotel. Set out on a panoramic tour of the highlights of Glasgow, a city built on industry but now known for its stunning Victorian architecture and creative cultural scene. Visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, housing one of Europe’s finest art collections. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group at the hotel, then you are free to explore the city and dine as you wish.

Day 2: Loch Lomond Cruise | Inveraray Castle
Embark on a short cruise of Loch Lomond with views of Highland peaks. Stroll through Inveraray and have lunch on your own before touring Inveraray Castle, which you may recognize from the “Downton Abbey” series. Drive through Glencoe, one of Scotland’s most beautiful places, and continue on to Ballachulish on the shore of Loch Leven.
(B, D)


Day 3: Isle of Skye | Loch Ness
Travel on the scenic “Road to the Isles”, stopping for photos at the Glenfinnan Monument. Ferry to the Isle of Skye to visit the romantic ruins of Armadale Castle. Back on the mainland, travel along the shores of Loch Ness. End the day at your hotel in Nairn, a lovely manor house set on spacious grounds near the North Sea.
(B, D)


Day 4: Culloden | Sheepdog Demo
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 5: Blair Castle | Whisky Tasting
Visit Blair Castle, home of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Delve into the history of Mary, Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie, and how Queen Victoria’s famous stay led to the creation of Europe’s only private army, the Atholl Highlanders. Go behind the scenes at Blair Athol Distillery for a tour and sample of the finished product. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the hotel gardens and museum, or browsing around Pitlochry town.
(B, D)


Day 6: Glamis Castle | St Andrews | Scottish Evening*
Visit Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of “Macbeth”. Head to St Andrews, the “Home of Golf”. See the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the Old Course on a panoramic drive. Enjoy a traditional Scottish evening with dinner and entertainment. July 31 – August 21 departures enjoy an evening free to dine independently.
(B, D*)


Day 7: Edinburgh Castle | City Tour
Take a panoramic tour of Edinburgh, from the narrow lanes and medieval townhouses of the Royal Mile to the elegant mansions and wide streets of the 200-year-old Georgian “New Town”. Tour the imposing Edinburgh Castle with its splendid views of the city. The rest of the day is free for independent exploring, shopping, and dining. July 31 – August 21 departures attend the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.
(B)


Day 8: Belfast Ferry | Titanic Belfast | Dublin
Say farewell to your Scottish guide and embark on a ferry ride to Belfast. Immerse yourself in the history of the Titanic through displays at Titanic Belfast. Drive on to Dublin, where you have a free evening to explore the city’s excellent restaurants and famed pubs.
(B)


Day 9: Dublin | Merry Ploughboy Pub
Explore Dublin independently on a Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour, and choose one of four top attractions to visit with your included voucher: GPO Museum, Teelings Distillery, or EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. At 2:00 PM meet your new Irish guide/driver and tour group in the hotel lobby. Join a local guide for a Dublin City tour, and then take a guided tour of Dublin Castle. Enjoy a traditional Irish dinner and show at Merry Ploughboy Pub.
(B, D)


Day 10: Blarney Castle | Killarney
Head for Blarney Castle today, stopping for a photo opportunity at the Rock of Cashel along the way. You might choose to climb the steep winding staircase to kiss the famed Blarney Stone, which legend says will give you the gift of the gab. Drive through Macroom, built around a fine old castle, and into County Kerry where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Arrive in Killarney, picturesquely set beside lakes with Ireland’s highest mountains, Macgillycuddy’s Reeks, forming a backdrop. Check in to your hotel and relax before dinner.
(B, D)


Day 11: Ring of Kerry | Skellig Experience
Take the Ring of Kerry drive – a winding route with awesome mountain and coastline views. Stop off in the beautiful Gap of Dunloe to visit our CIE Tours preferred shopping partner Moriarty’s. Enjoy lunch before crossing to Valentia Island and the Skellig Experience, which tells the story of nearby islands. Watch a demonstration of highly skilled dogs herding flocks of sheep. Spend a free evening in Killarney.
(B, L)


Day 12: Cliffs of Moher | Medieval Castle Banquet
Take a ferry across the River Shannon Estuary and visit the Cliffs of Moher, a spectacular wall of sandstone that reaches high above the Atlantic. Check in 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 13: Galway City | Dublin
Drive north to Galway for a panoramic tour of the city with some free time on your own to explore. Travel across the country to Dublin. Spend the final night of your tour independently exploring the pubs in the lively Temple Bar area or experiencing one of Dublin’s fine restaurants.
(B)


Day 14: Tour Ends in Dublin
Your tour ends after breakfast.
(B)


B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
*Meal counts vary on Tattoo departures, as the Scottish Evening is replaced with the Tattoo and an independent dinner.

Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Enjoy reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 31 – August 21 departures.
  • Sample a wee dram as you explore whisky making at Blair Athol Distillery.
  • Visit a traditional farm to see sheepdogs demonstrate their skills at herding sheep.

Trip Highlights:

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Inveraray Castle
  • St Andrews
  • Scottish Evening*
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Irish Night in Dublin
  • Blarney Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Medieval Castle Banquet
  • Dublin Castle
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Skellig Experience
  • Sheepdog Demonstrations

*July 31 – August 21 departures

Dining Experiences:

  • 12 Breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch (L) and 8 Dinners (D)

*Meal counts vary on Tattoo departures, as the Scottish Evening is replaced with the Tattoo and an independent dinner.

Hotels:

  • Hilton Glasgow | Glasgow (1)
  • Isles of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish or Ballachulish Hotel | Ballachulish (1)
  • Muthu Newton Hotel | Nairn (1)
  • Atholl Palace Hotel | Pitlochry (2)
  • Norton House Hotel & Spa | near Edinburgh (2)
  • Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge | Dublin (2)
  • Killarney Towers Hotel | Killarney (2)
  • Bunratty Castle Hotel | Bunratty (1)

Scottish & Irish Dream - 14 Days/13 Nights

Hotels

Scottish & Irish Dream 14 days/13 nights Land tour
SupplierName SupplierRating Description Image
SupplierName Hilton Glasgow SupplierRating **** A city landmark, Hilton Glasgow hotel's central location is just 20 minutes from Glasgow Internation...
SupplierName Ballachulish Hotel SupplierRating **** Situated in a breathtaking lochside setting at the foot of dramatic Glencoe, this historic hotel rea...
SupplierName Muthu Newton Hotel SupplierRating **** This beautiful Scottish baronial-style mansion was built as a family home in 1872 and has been a hot...
SupplierName Atholl Palace Hotel SupplierRating **** Originally opened in Victorian times, the Atholl Palace Hotel retains many features of a traditional...
SupplierName Norton House Hotel & Spa SupplierRating **** This Victorian mansion was built in 1840 on 55 Acres of parkland and gardens. The hotel offers 83 lu...
SupplierName Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge SupplierRating **** This hotel was once a Masonic School and still retains many striking original features that give it ...
SupplierName Killarney Towers Hotel SupplierRating **** This modern hotel provides guests with 182 rooms that are comfortable and include satellite TV and v...
SupplierName Killarney Towers Hotel SupplierRating **** This modern hotel provides guests with 182 rooms that are comfortable and include satellite TV and v...
SupplierName Bunratty Castle Hotel SupplierRating **** Nestled in the heart of the historic countryside of Bunratty, this hotel is an ideal base for visiti...
SupplierName Academy Plaza Hotel SupplierRating **** This modern and centrally located hotel offers 285 rooms of several types. All public areas are spac...
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