Authentic Local Experiences:
- Enjoy reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 9 – 25 departures.
- Step aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia and go behind the scenes of the Queen’s former floating home.
- Hear traditional Irish music in one of Ireland’s oldest pubs – Crosskey’s Inn in Antrim. This stone cottage, with a thatched roof and turf fires, was built in 1740.
- 14 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) and 11 dinners (D) including a Scottish evening in Edinburgh, and a festive medieval castle banquet.
- Arigna Mining Experience
- Blarney Castle
- Cliffs of Moher
- Edinburgh Castle
- Giant’s Causeway
- Glenveagh Castle & National Park
- Isle of Skye
- Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
- Royal Yacht Britannia
- Titanic Belfast
- Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, near Edinburgh (2 nights)
- Columba Hotel, Inverness or Muthu Newton Hotel, Nairn (1 night)
- Isles of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish (1 night)
- Europa Hotel, Belfast (2 nights)
- Station House Hotel, Letterkenny (1 night)
- Kilronan Castle Hotel, Ballyfarnon (2 nights)
- Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis (1 night)
- Killarney Plaza Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
- Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin (2 nights)
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Edinburgh
Blending the traditions of a baronial manor with modern amenities, the Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club is a breathtaking golf resort set on 1,000 acres of beautiful parkland. Our luxury hotel features intricate architecture, with our unique main house period rooms filled with character and traditional furnishings to create an unforgettable stay. Situated just seven miles from Edinburgh city centre, guests can easily access world-class attractions while enjoying on-site amenities that include two 18-hole golf courses, an indoor pool, tennis courts, beauty salon and the Dalmahoy Leisure Club. Home of the award-winning Pentland Restaurant, this luxurious hotel also offers full-service catering to complement the unparalleled event spaces that make the Dalmahoy a truly remarkable destination in Edinburgh.
Columba Hotel, Inverness
Opened in 1881, this grand historic hotel combines contemporary style and amenities with traditional comfort. Each room features excellent modern facilities including movies, music, radio on demand, and free high-speed wireless internet access. There is a traditional roast meal restaurant with a range of hot, cold and grilled options. This hotel is in a great location in the heart of Inverness, with splendid views of the Ness River and Inverness Castle.
Muthu Newton Hotel, Nairn
This beautiful Scottish baronial-style mansion was built as a family home in 1872 and has been a hotel since 1951. It recently has undergone extensive refurbishments to ensure a comfortable stay. All 56 guest rooms have been modernized while retaining the traditional ambience. This imposing building is set on 21 acres of mature parkland and gardens, bordering the Moray Firth on the North Sea and overlooks the Nairn Golf Course.
Isles of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish
This hotel nestles on the side of a peninsula reaching into Loch Leven at the foot of Glencoe. This friendly, modern hotel offers everything for an ideal vacation – spacious bedrooms with loch and mountain-views in a relaxed atmosphere. Bedrooms are modern and comfortable, with breathtaking views. The Lochside Restaurant offers a hearty Scottish breakfast every morning and the best of Scottish produce. Guest can enjoy Wi-Fi access throughout their stay, as well as the leisure center with pool, hydro seat, bio-sauna and exercise room.
Europa Hotel, Belfast
This well-established hotel offers 272 bedrooms with every comfort and luxury, including soundproofing to ensure a good night’s sleep. Enjoy good food, live piano and street views at the Piano Bar upstairs. Head to The Causerie for snacks and specials or to the Lobby Bar for drinks and pub grub. Located on Great Victoria Street, in the heart of Belfast. The Opera House is next door, and the historic Crown Liquor Saloon is across the street. Within easy walking distance of Donegall Square.
Station House Hotel, Letterkenny
This 3-star modern contemporary boutique hotel offers high-quality accommodation. The 81 colorful, spacious bedrooms all offer modern facilities such as flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and computer modem connection. Luxury glass-paneled private bathrooms have showers and full-length mirrors. The Depot Cafe Bar offers casual and formal dining in a contemporary yet relaxed ambience with live entertainment at the weekends. The hotel is 30 miles north of Donegal town and 20 miles west of Derry, ideal for exploring the northern part of County Donegal.
Kilronan Castle Hotel, Ballyfarnon
This castle hotel offers excellent hospitality and a warm welcome to guests. The traditional and luxurious public rooms offer a delightful haven in which to dine or relax. The 84 guestrooms are designed for a restful experience and include minibars, coffee/tea makers and other amenities. Relax in the world-class spa and leisure center. The hotel is in a secluded area between the towns of Sligo and Carrick-on-Shannon, about 100 miles NW from Dublin.
Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis
On the site of a 19th century Convent of Mercy, this contemporary family-owned hotel delivers a unique blend of warm hospitality, friendly service and pleasing decor. Each guest room offers all amenities for your comfort. Legends Restaurant is renowned for its good food and service. The traditional Preacher’s Pub has an inviting atmosphere, often with Irish music session. Located in the center of the market town of Ennis within easy walking distance of shops, cafes and pubs. Easy access to Shannon Airport which is 15 miles away.
Killarney Plaza Hotel, Killarney
Overlooking Killarney National Park, this classic hotel is within 5 minute walk from the town center. Along with 3 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Stylish, spacious and fully air conditioned, each room offers an unique style with comfortable accommodations.
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin
Enjoy stunning city center views from the 150 well-appointed rooms, furnished with a flat-panel LCD TV, in-room coffee and tea provisions, high-speed Internet access, mini bar and hair dryer. From an Irish pub to a French brasserie, the hotel provides guests with a culinary tour. Complimentary access to nearby Iveagh Fitness Club. The hotel is located in the heart of the historic old city, between Dublin Castle and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. It’s a 10-minute walk to St. Stephen’s Green and Grafton Street.
The Scots Irish Tour - 15 Days/ 14 Nights / 26 Meals
B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
Day 1Edinburgh & Royal Yacht Britannia
Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Edinburgh hotel. Tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, the former floating home of the Queen on many of her travels. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.
Day 2Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
See the highlights of central Edinburgh including the bustling Princes Street and the 200-year-old Georgian “New Town.” Walk along part of the Royal Mile and visit Edinburgh Castle to see the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Scone. The remainder of the day is free to relax or explore. Enjoy a Scottish evening with dining and a lively show with bagpipes, kilts and Highland dancing. The August 9-25 departures attend the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade, with their Scottish evening dinner on Day 1. (B, D)
Day 3Blair Castle & Highlands
Enjoy a tour of Blair Athol Distillery to see whisky production and sample a dram. In Pitlochry, spend some free time exploring and have lunch independently. Head through the scenic countryside of Perthshire to visit Blair Castle. Continue through majestic Highland scenery to Inverness (Sunday departures) or Nairn (Tuesday departures). (B, D)
Day 4Isle of Skye & Armadale Castle
Travel alongside Loch Ness and through the Highlands, pausing for photos at the picturesque Eilean Donan Castle. Cross to the Isle of Skye by bridge and visit Armadale Castle. Return to the mainland by ferry (weather dependent) and take the “Road to the Isles” through some majestic Highland scenery, stopping for photos at the Glenfinnan Monument. (B, D)
Day 5Glencoe & Rabbie Burns
Enjoy views of the magnificent Highlands as you travel through Glencoe and along the shore of Loch Lomond. Stop in Alloway to visit the poet Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Embark on a short ferry ride to Belfast. (B, D)
Day 6Titanic Belfast & Crosskeys Inn
At Titanic Belfast, delve into the history of the famous liner. Walk with a local guide to see the imposing City Hall in Donegall Square and Victorian buildings, including the Opera House and the Crown Liquor Saloon. Your afternoon is free to explore. In the evening, visit Crosskeys Inn for dinner and entertainment. (B, D)
Day 7Giant’s Causeway & Derry’s Walls
Enjoy the scenic route of the Nine Glens of Antrim, known for views of mountains, valleys, and coastline. Discover the Giant’s Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns, and pause for photos at the Dunluce Castle ruins. Head to Derry for a walking tour with a local guide to see the 17th- century city walls and the Diamond, the main central square. (B, D)
Day 8Glenveagh National Park & Kilronan Castle
Visit Glenveagh National Park where Captain Adair built Glenveagh Castle in 1870. Enjoy a guided tour and stroll the extensive gardens. Spend free time in Donegal and have lunch independently, then head to Belleek Pottery to watch skilled craftspeople create delicate, highly decorative pieces. Travel to the luxurious Kilronan Castle with time to relax before dinner in the castle’s fine restaurant. (B, D)
Day 9Arigna Mining & Carrick on Shannon
Visit the Arigna Mining Centre to experience what life was like for a coal miner in the Arigna Valley. Then enjoy some free time in the historic town of Carrick-on-Shannon, situated on the River Shannon. Return to the charming town of Ballyfarnon and relax in your castle hotel before dinner. (B, D)
Day 10Cliffs of Moher & Medieval Castle Banquet
Head to Galway and join a local guide for a gentle walking tour. See the narrow streets, the medieval city walls, and Lynch’s Castle. Travel through the Burren, an area of limestone hills that supports a wide range of flora. View the Cliffs of Moher, soaring high above the Atlantic. In the evening, head out to a castle for a medieval-style banquet. (B, D)
Day 11Dingle Peninsula & Killarney
Take a ferry across the River Shannon Estuary to discover the Dingle Peninsula. Enjoy the views from Slea Head at the westernmost tip. Stop in Dingle to explore and sip an Irish coffee at the South Pole Inn. Head to Killarney, a town settled beside three lakes in the shadow of Ireland’s highest mountains. (B, D)
Day 12Ring of Kerry & Jaunting Car Ride
Enjoy a horse-drawn jaunting car ride to Ross Castle for views of Lough Leane, Killarney’s largest lake. Travel along part of the Ring of Kerry for breathtaking vistas of mountains, cliffs, and beaches. Head to Kenmare for lunch. Visit a traditional farm and see a demonstration of dogs herding sheep. Return to Killarney for a free evening. (B, L)
Day 13Blarney Castle & Dublin
Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous stone or stroll through the gardens. Travel through the rich dairy country of Cork and Tipperary, past the gentle slopes of the Galtee Mountains. Arrive in Dublin and enjoy a festive dinner at the Abbey Tavern followed by traditional entertainment. (B, D)
Day 14Independent Dublin Sightseeing
Explore Dublin at your own pace with an independent Dublin open-top bus tour and a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions -- Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or GPO Witness History. (B)
Day 15Tour Ends in Dublin
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)
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|Sunday Mar 29, 2020 from Edinburgh||Sunday Apr 12, 2020 to Dublin 15 Days||$3299||Guaranteed||Book Now|
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