2020 - Scottish Clans & Castles

11 Days/10 Nights

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theater, and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 30 to August 20 departures.
  • Go behind the scenes at one of Scotland's famous distilleries for a tour and a tasting.
  • Discover 1500 years of history as you explore the romantic ruins of Armadale Castle, the spiritual home of one of Scotland's largest clans, Clan Donald.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Brodie Castle
  • Armadale Castle
  • Culloden Battlefield Visitor centre
  • Doune Castle
  • Dunvegan Castle
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Isle of Skye
  • Stirling Castle

    Dining Experiences:

  • 10 breakfasts (B) and 4 dinners (D) including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh.

    Hotels:

  • Malmaison Glasgow Hotel, Glasgow (2 nights)
  • Balmacara Hotel, near Kyle of Lochalsh (2 nights)
  • Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness (3 nights)
  • Norton House Hotel & Spa, near Edinburgh (3 nights)
  • Call (337) 234-4100 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14499261

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2019
    Duration
    11 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1GlasgowGlasgow Arrival & City Tour : Tour begins at 2:00 PM at your hotel. Enjoy a Glasgow city tour to see George Square, Glasgow Cathedral, Kelvingrove Park, and Glasgow University all featured in the popular TV series "Outlander." Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.
    Day 2GlasgowStirling Castle & Doune Castle : Visit Stirling Castle, a mighty stronghold that dominates the surrounding plain, before some free time on your own for lunch. Visit the medieval Doune Castle, another magnificent location featured in "Outlander" and "Game of Thrones." Tour a whisky distillery and sample a wee dram.

    (B)

    Day 3Kyle of LochalshGlencoe & Eilean Donan Castle : Head into the majestic Highlands and journey by Loch Lomond, across Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, often considered one of Scotland's most spectacular and beautiful places. Stop for photo opportunities along the route. Treat yourself to Scottish goods at a woolen mill and continue your journey north to the romantic Eilean Donan Castle.

    (B, D)

    Day 4Kyle of LochalshIsle 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 5InvernessArmadale Castle & Scenic 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 train for a ride through some of Scotland's most picturesque scenery. 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. Return to Inverness for a walking tour and then enjoy an evening to explore and dine independently.

    (B)

    Day 7InvernessJohnstons of Elgin & Brodie Castle : Tour Johnstons of Elgin to discover the history and craftsmanship behind their fine woolens, then enjoy some free time for lunch. Explore 16th-century Brodie Castle, with its fairytale towers and turrets set on spacious grounds. The house contains fine furnishings, a collection of paintings, and a library with over 6,000 volumes. Return to Inverness and enjoy a free evening and dinner on your own.

    (B)

    Day 8EdinburghSheepdogs & Culross Walk : mmerse yourself in farm life and enjoy a demonstration of dogs obeying 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 your hotel near Edinburgh for a Scottish evening with a farewell dinner and traditional entertainment.

    (B, D)

    Day 9EdinburghEdinburgh Tour & Palace of Holyroodhouse : n 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. July 30 to August 20 departures enjoy the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.

    (B)

    Day 10EdinburghIndependent Day in Edinburgh : pend the day on an independent Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour of Edinburgh. Enjoy a walking tour around parts of the city's historic areas where you will have a selection of tours and routes. You will receive a taxi voucher to travel from your hotel to the city center, as well as a voucher to visit Edinburgh Castle where you may explore the historic buildings with great views of the city.

    (B)

    Day 11EdinburghTour Ends in Edinburgh : Your program ends after breakfast.

    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

    Click Quote or call (337) 234-4100 to get additional information on your chosen travel date. Special offers or competitive pricing may be available!

    DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
    April 02, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,949.00* (USD)Quote
    April 16, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,549.00* (USD)Quote
    April 30, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,139.00* (USD)Quote
    May 14, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,189.00* (USD)Quote
    May 28, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,189.00* (USD)Quote
    June 04, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,289.00* (USD)Quote
    June 11, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,839.00* (USD)Quote
    June 25, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,399.00* (USD)Quote
    July 23, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,349.00* (USD)Quote
    July 30, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,699.00* (USD)Quote
    August 06, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,799.00* (USD)Quote
    August 13, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,799.00* (USD)Quote
    August 20, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$4,349.00* (USD)Quote
    September 03, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,289.00* (USD)Quote
    September 10, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,289.00* (USD)Quote
    September 24, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,039.00* (USD)Quote
    October 01, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,849.00* (USD)Quote
    October 08, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,399.00* (USD)Quote
    October 15, 202011 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,749.00* (USD)Quote
    Lodging
    Malmaison Glasgow Hotel, Glasgow (2 nights)
    Balmacara Hotel, near Kyle of Lochalsh (2 nights)
    Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness (3 nights)
    Norton House Hotel & Spa, near Edinburgh (3 nights)

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      Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theater, and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 30 to August 20 departures.

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      Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theater, and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 30 to August 20 departures.

     
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