2022 : Scottish & Irish Dream

13 Days/12 Nights

Regal majesty and scenic splendor
Discover Scotland's castles, art, and history as you tour its cities and the Highlands. Cross over to Ireland for music, a medieval castle banquet, and the beauty of the Ring of Kerry.

Trip Highlights:

  • Exploring Edinburgh
  • Inveraray Castle
  • Blarney Castle
  • St Andrews
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Skellig Experience
  • Ring of Kerry

    Hotels:

  • Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor
  • Ballachulish Hotel
  • Isles of Glencoe Hotel
  • Muthu Newton Hotel
  • Atholl Palace Hotel
  • Norton House Hotel & Spa
  • Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
  • Killarney Towers Hotel
  • Bunratty Castle Hotel
  • Call (732) 938-5000 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15828540

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2021
    Duration
    13 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1GlasgowGlasgow City Tour - Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum : Your tour begins at 2:30 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 collections. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group at the hotel, then you are free to explore the city and dine as your wish.
    Day 2BallachulishLoch Lomond Cruise - Inveraray Castle : Embark on a short cruise of Loch Lomond with views of Highland peaks. Stroll through Inveraray before touringInveraray Castle, which you may recognize from the 'Downton Abbey' series. Drive through Glencoe, considered one of Scotland's most beautiful places, continue on to Ballachulish on the shores of Loch Leven (B, D)
    Day 3NairnIsle 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 Armadale Castle, taking some free time for lunch. 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 4PitlochryCulloden Battlefield - Sheepdog Trials : 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, 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 6St. AndrewsGlamis 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. August 1 - 22 departures enjoy an evening free to dine independently (B, D*)
    Day 7EdinburghEdinburgh 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 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. August 1 - 22 departures attend the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade (B)
    Day 8DublinTitanic Belfast - Dublin : Say farewell to your Scottish guide and embark on a ferry ride to Belfast. Visit Titanic Belfast, a state-of-the-art attraction that will immerse you in the full story of the ill-fated ocean liner, built in the nearby ship yards in 1912. In Dublin, check out local pubs or restaurants for an independent dinner (B)
    Day 9DublinDublin - 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: Guinness Storehouse, GPO Museum, Teelings Distillery or EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. At 2:00pm meet your Irish Guide/Driver and tour group in the hotel lobby. Take a panoramic tour of the city and then a guided tour of Dublin Castle. This evening enjoy a traditional Irish dinner and show at the Merry Ploughboy Pub. (B, D)
    Day 10KillarneyBlarney Castle - Killarney : Head for Blarney Castle today, stopping for a photo opportunity at the Rock of Cashel along the way. Climb the 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 11KillarneyRing 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 describes nearby islands. Watch a demonstration of highly skilled dogs herding flocks of sheep. Spend the evening in Killarney (B, L)
    Day 12BunrattyCliffs 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 13ShannonTour Ends in Shannon : Your tour ends after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    03/13/2022$2,995.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    03/20/2022$2,995.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    04/10/2022$3,295.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    04/17/2022$3,295.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    05/04/2022$3,545.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    05/11/2022$3,545.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    05/25/2022$3,645.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    05/29/2022$3,145.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    06/08/2022$3,695.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    06/22/2022$3,695.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    06/29/2022$3,695.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    07/06/2022$3,195.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    07/08/2022$3,695.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    07/22/2022$3,695.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    07/27/2022$3,195.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    08/10/2022$3,695.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    08/12/2022$3,695.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    08/26/2022$3,695.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/02/2022$3,195.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/14/2022$3,695.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    09/30/2022$3,395.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    10/02/2022$3,395.00* (USD) / 13 Days from Glasgow to ShannonQuote
    Lodging
    Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor
    Ballachulish Hotel
    Isles of Glencoe Hotel
    Muthu Newton Hotel
    Atholl Palace Hotel
    Norton House Hotel & Spa
    Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
    Killarney Towers Hotel
    Bunratty Castle Hotel

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    • 2022 : Scottish & Irish Dream

      From $2,995.00 (USD)

      Regal majesty and scenic splendorDiscover Scotland's castles, art, and history as you tour its cities and the Highlands. Cross over to Ireland for music, a medieval castle banquet, and the beauty of the Ring of Kerry.

     
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