2019 - 11 Day Scottish Clans & Castles

11 day/10 night tour

Tour 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 25 to August 15 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 Visitor centre
  • Doune Castle
  • Dunvegan Castle
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Isle of Skye
  • Stirling Castle

    Dining Experiences:

  • 10 breakfasts (B) and 8 dinners (D)including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh.

    Hotels:

  • The Winnock Hotel, Drymen (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 (801) 683-0123 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14203786

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 3/31/2019
    Duration
    11 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DrymenGLASGOW ARRIVAL & DOUNE CASTLE : Tour begins at 2:00 PM at your Drymen hotel, 20 miles north of Glasgow. Visit Doune Castle, which has been featured in "Game of Thrones" and "Outlander." Enjoy 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. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner. (D)
    Day 2DrymenSTIRLING CASTLE & BANNOCKBURN VISITOR CENTER : Visit Stirling Castle, a mighty stronghold that dominates the surrounding plain. for lunch. 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 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 woollen 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 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. 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. . Tour Glen Grant Distillery and sample a "wee dram of whisky." 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. July 25 to August 15 departures enjoy the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at the Castle Esplanade. (B)
    Day 10EdinburghINDEPENDENT DAY IN EDINBURGH : Spend 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)
    Dates/Pricing

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    04/04/2019$2,949.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    04/18/2019$3,549.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    05/02/2019$3,139.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    05/16/2019$3,189.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    05/23/2019$3,739.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    06/06/2019$3,289.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    06/13/2019$3,839.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    06/27/2019$3,399.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    07/04/2019$3,449.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    07/11/2019$3,999.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    07/25/2019$3,699.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/01/2019$3,699.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/08/2019$3,799.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/15/2019$3,799.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/22/2019$4,349.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/29/2019$3,299.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    09/05/2019$3,289.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    09/12/2019$3,289.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    09/19/2019$3,839.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    10/03/2019$2,849.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    10/17/2019$2,749.00* (USD) / 11 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    Lodging
    The Winnock Hotel, Drymen (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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    • 2019 - 11 Day Scottish Clans & Castles

      From $2,749.00 (USD)

      Tour 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 25 to August 15 departures.

     
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