Best of Ireland and Scotland Summer 2017

Best of Ireland and Scotland Summer 2017


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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Pretty pink heather hues and a perfect emerald green landscape define the rugged beauty of Scotland and Ireland - home to enduring myths and legends, grand castles, bloody battles and the perfect swing. Visit their charismatic capitals of Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow and Edinburgh, trace the history of the Jacobites in the Scottish Highlands and follow the footsteps of a giant.

Day 1 - Arrive Dublin (2 Nights)
Welcome to the Emerald Isle. Spend your day relaxing and enjoying the sights. This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception at a traditional Irish pub - the perfect introduction to Dublin.Welcome Reception
Accommodation: Mespil
Meals: 1 Welcome Reception

Day 2 - Dublin Sightseeing
See St. Patrick's Cathedral and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist. Spend the rest of the day as you please. Why not explore Temple Bar or Grafton Street, famous for its street performers? This evening consider joining an Optional Experience to an Irish cabaret.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 3 - Dublin --- Kildare --- Waterford
Visit the Irish National Stud Farm dedicated to rearing world-class thoroughbreds since 1946 for a Cultural Insight on the breeding of these horses. After a guided walk through the farm take some time to stroll through the tranquil Japanese Gardens, regarded as the best in Europe or visit the Horse Museum. This afternoon visit the House of Waterford Crystal. Watch the master craftsmen at work during your Cultural Insight demonstration and tour of the workshop, and see the exquisite completed pieces in the showroom.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Dooleys
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 4 - Waterford --- Blarney --- Killarney (2 Nights)
At Blarney Castle kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Cross the Kerry Mountains to Killarney, your home for the next two nights. Join your companions for a Be My Guest dinner on a traditional Irish farm in Killarney.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Accommodation: Killarney Towers
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Be My Guest Dining

Day 5 - Ring of Kerry Excursion
Today we experience Ireland's most scenic coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the 'Ring of Kerry'. It is undoubtedly one of the most magical and varied places in the whole of Ireland and is truly a photographer's delight. We will also see Daniel O'Connell's Cahirciveen, the fishing village of Waterville, the Black Valley and Moll's Gap. Here mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that is often breathtaking beyond words.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 6 - Killarney --- Limerick --- Galway --- Ballina
Drive through Adare one of Ireland's prettiest villages. See King John's Castle and St. Mary's Cathedral and the Treaty Stone as you pass through Limerick. In Galway see the Cathedral, built on the site of an old prison, and stroll around Eyre Square during your free time. Dine tonight at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Ballina
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 7 - Ballina --- Donegal --- Londonderry/Derry
Head north through Sligo to Donegal where you view the castle which was once the stronghold of the O'Donnell clan. In Londonderry walk along the 17th century walls with your Local Specialist and see the streets and murals of the Bogside. Known as the People's Gallery, the murals depict the history of the 'troubles'.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Everglades
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 8 - Londonderry/Derry --- Giant---s Causeway --- Belfast
Visit the Giant's Causeway, an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and one of the most iconic natural wonders in all of Ireland. Later arrive in Belfast and visit the Titanic Belfast Visitor Centre for a Cultural Insight into the history of the world's most famous ship.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Europa
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 9 - Belfast --- Glasgow (2 Nights)
This morning enjoy an included city tour with your Local Specialist which takes in Queen's University and City Hall. Board your ferry at Larne and cross to Cairnryan in Scotland. Drive through spectacular Ayrshire countryside on the way to Glasgow.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Novotel Centre
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 10 - Glasgow Orientation
Your morning orientation tour of Glasgow includes views of the magnificent George Square and the River Clyde, former heart of the shipbuilding industry. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into whisky making by visiting the beautiful Glengoyne whisky distillery to sample a '''wee dram'. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore the city at your own pace.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 11 - Glasgow --- Glencoe --- Isle of Skye
Journey along the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, immortalised in the well-known Scottish song, towards the site of the 1692 massacre, Glencoe - 'Glen of the Weeping'. Pass Fort William at the foot of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. At Glenfinnan see the monument to the final Jacobite Rising, as well as the famous viaduct which has featured in the Harry Potter films. Cross by ferry to the breathtaking Isle of Skye where you dine tonight in your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Dunollie
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 12 - Isle of Skye --- Loch Ness --- Culloden --- Scottish Highlands
View Eilean Donan Castle before travelling along the banks of Loch Ness, keeping an eye out for the elusive monster. Stop and view Culloden battlefield, where Bonnie Prince Charlie was defeated by the Redcoats, ending his aspirations to the throne. Dine tonight at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Highlander
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 13 - Scottish Highlands --- Pitlochry --- St. Andrews --- Edinburgh (2 Nights)
Heading south pass through the picturesque village of Pitlochry before arriving to the historic town of St. Andrews, the home of golf. Take a photograph on the 18th green of the Old Course, where the game was first played 600 years ago. Cross the Firth of Forth to the Scottish capital Edinburgh, your home for the next two nights. During the month of August, certain departures include tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo. Tonight why not enjoy an optional night out including traditional song, dance and Scottish fare?Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Novotel City Centre
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 14 - Edinburgh Sightseeing
This morning, your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city, including a visit to Edinburgh Castle. See the Royal Mile, the elegant Palace of Holyroodhouse in the shadow of Arthur's Seat and the new Scottish Parliament building. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a memorable Farewell Dinner.Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Farewell Dinner

Day 15 - Depart Edinburgh
After a hearty Scottish breakfast say goodbye to your Travel Director and companions at the end of an unforgettable Celtic holiday. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

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Inclusions

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Dublin, Londonderry/Derry, Belfast and Edinburgh
  • Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry
  • Orientation of Waterford, Limerick, Galway and Glasgow
  • See St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park in Dublin, King John's castle in Limerick and Loch Lomond
  • View Galway Cathedral, Eilean Donan Castle, the battlefield of Culloden and the 18th green at St. Andrews
  • Visit the Irish National Stud the Waterford Crystal showroom, Blarney Castle, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Giant's Causeway, Titanic Museum, Pitlochry and Edinburgh Castle

Dining Highlights

  • 14 full breakfasts
  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Ferry from Northern Ireland to Scotland
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Notes

Hotels in the Scottish Highlands and on the Isle of Skye are generally simpler establishments typical of the region. In July and August, accommodation on the Isle of Skye may be substituted with accommodation on the mainland. All sightseeing will remain the same as per the itinerary.Edinburgh Tattoo 04-26 August 2017: We've included Tattoo tickets when you're in Edinburgh on departures 22 July, 24 July, 29 July, 31 July, 05 August, 07 August and 12 August 2017.

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