2018 - 15 Day The Scots Irish Tour

3 & 4 Star Vacation - 10 Nights - 26 Meals

HighlightsHighlights
  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 5 to August 21 departures.
  • Go behind the scenes at one of Scotland's famous distilleries for a tour and a tasting.
  • Sip an Irish coffee at the South Pole Inn where you'll learn about Tom Crean, an Irish explorer who bravely journeyed to the South Pole.Trip Highlights:
  • Blarney Castle
  • Arigna Mining Experience
  • Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Glenveagh Castle & National Park
  • Isle of Skye
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Titanic BelfastDining Experiences:
  • Twelve dinners including Scottish evening in Edinburgh, Ulster Folk Museum Evening, a festive medieval castle banquet, and a traditional Irish dinner and show at Abbey Tavern.Hotels:
  • Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club
    Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Columba Hotel
    Inverness (Sunday Departures) or
    Newton Hotel
    Nairn (Tuesday Departures) (1 night)
  • Isles of Glencoe Hotel
    Ballachulish (1 night)
  • Europa Hotel
    Belfast (2 nights)
  • Station House Hotel - Letterkenny
    Letterkenny (1 night)
  • Kilronan Castle
    Ballyfarnon (2 nights)
  • Temple Gate Hotel
    Ennis (1 night)
  • Killarney Towers Hotel
    or
    Killarney Plaza Hotel
    Killarney (2 nights)
  • Clayton Hotel Burlington Road
    Dublin (2 nights)All CIE Tours Include:
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • Full daily breakfasts (except Day 1)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Audio headsets
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches
  • Deluxe documents wallet and backpack
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Call 800-373-8687 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13454166

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2017
    Duration
    15 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1EdinburghEDINBURGH & ROYAL YACHT BRITANNIA : Tour begins 2:00 pm, Edinburgh hotel. Tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, the floating home of The Queen on many of her travels around the world. Explore various parts of the ship, including staterooms and public spaces, together with photos of important visits. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.
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    Day 2EdinburghEDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR : Head out to 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, which contains the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Scone. The remainder of the day is free for you to relax or explore on your own. Dine at a Scottish Evening and enjoy a lively show with bagpipes, kilts and Highland dancing. On August 05 to 21 departures attend the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle, and your Scottish Evening will be the day before.
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    Day 3Inverness (Sunday Departures) or Nairn (Tuesday Departures)BLAIR CASTLE & HIGHLAND SCENERY : Head through the rolling green countryside of Perthshire to visit Blair Castle, home of the Duke of Atholl. Enjoy a tour of Blair Athol Distillery where you can see the process of whisky production and sample the finished product. Take a break in Pitlochry for some free time to explore and have lunch independently. Continue through majestic Highland scenery to Inverness (Sun departures) or Nairn (Tue departures).
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    Day 4BallachulishISLE OF SKYE & CLAN DONALD CENTRE : Travel alongside Loch Ness and through wild Highland scenery, pausing for photos at the picturesque Eilean Donan Castle. Cross to the Isle of Skye by bridge and visit the Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle to understand the history of the powerful Lords of the Isles. Return to the mainland by ferry and take the "Road to the Isles" through some majestic Highland scenery, stopping for photos at the Glenfinnan Monument.
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    Day 5BelfastGLEN COE & RABBIE BURNS : Enjoy views of the magnificent Highlands as you travel through Glen Coe and alongside the lovely shores of Loch Lomond. Stop in Alloway to visit the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum to learn about the famous poet's life and poetry. Embark on a short ferry ride to Belfast.
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    Day 6BelfastTITANIC BELFAST & ULSTER FOLK MUSEUM : At Titanic Belfast delve into the history of the famous liner through state-of-the-art displays. Take a walk with a local Belfast guide to see the imposing City Hall in Donegall Square and Victorian buildings, including the Opera House and the Crown Liquor Saloon. Browse around the city on your own in the afternoon and in the evening visit the Ulster Folk Museum for a fun country-style dinner and traditional music.
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    Day 7LetterkennyGIANT'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 which have spawned legends about the mythical giant, Finn McCool. Pause for photos at ruined Dunluce Castle. Head to Derry and enjoy a walking tour with a local guide to see the 17th century city walls, which are some of the best-preserved in Europe, and the Diamond, the main central square.
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    Day 8BallyfarnonGLENVEAGH NATIONAL PARK & KILRONAN CASTLE : Visit Glenveagh National Park where Captain Adair built Glenveagh Castle in 1870. Enjoy a guided tour and stroll through the extensive gardens filled with exotic plants. Spend some free time in Donegal and have lunch independently before heading to the Belleek China Factory. Watch skilled craftspeople mold and decorate clay to form delicate and highly decorative pieces. Travel to the luxurious Kilronan Castle with time to relax before enjoying dinner in the castle's fine restaurant.
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    Day 9BallyfarnonARIGNA MINING EXPERIENCE & CARRICK ON SHANNON : Visit the Arigna Mining Centre to experience what life was like for a coal miner in the Arigna Valley before the mines closed down. Browse through the exhibition area which outlines 400 years of mining history in the area. Then enjoy some free time in the historic town of Carrick on Shannon, situated on the River Shannon. In the afternoon relax in your lovely castle hotel before dinner.
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    Day 10EnnisCLIFFS OF MOHER & MEDIEVAL CASTLE BANQUET : Head to Galway city and join a local guide for a gentle walking tour. See the medieval city walls, Lynch's Castle and the narrow streets. Travel through the Burren, an area of limestone hills which supports a wide range of flora. View the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. In the evening head to either Bunratty or Knappogue Castle for a fun medieval-style banquet.
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    Day 11KillarneyDINGLE PENINSULA & KILLARNEY : Embark on a ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary to discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula. Take in wonderful views from Slea Head at the westernmost tip. Stop in the town of Dingle for a look around and sip a creamy Irish coffee at the South Pole Inn, owned by an Antarctic explorer. Head to Killarney, a town settled beside three lakes in the shadow of Ireland's highest mountains.
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    Day 12KillarneyKILLARNEY & JAUNTING CAR RIDE : Enjoy a horse-drawn jaunting car ride to Ross Castle for views of Lough Leane, Killarney's largest lake. Head to the delightful town of Kenmare and sit down to a light lunch. Travel along part of the Ring of Kerry to admire breathtaking vistas of mountains, cliffs and beaches. Immerse yourself in farm life at the Kissane Sheep Farm and see how the farmer herds his flocks with sheepdogs. Return to Killarney for a free evening.
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    Day 13DublinBLARNEY CASTLE & ABBEY TAVERN : Head to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous stone or stroll through the lovely gardens. Treat yourself to Irish goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills. Travel through the rich dairy country of Cork and Tipperary, past the gentle slopes of the Galtee Mountains stopping for photos at the majestic Rock of Cashel. Arrive in Dublin for an evening at the popular Abbey Tavern for dinner and lively Irish entertainment.
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    Day 14DublinDUBLIN SIGHTSEEING : Explore Dublin at your own pace today. You may use your vouchers for an independent open-top bus tour around the city and a visit to one attraction.
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    Day 15Tour Ends in DublinTOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN : Your tour ends after breakfast.
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    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/01/2018$3,055.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    04/08/2018$3,055.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    04/24/2018$3,055.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    04/29/2018$3,350.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/08/2018$3,755.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/20/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/22/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/03/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/05/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/10/2018$3,755.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/19/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/24/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/01/2018$3,755.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/10/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/15/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/22/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/24/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/31/2018$3,810.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/07/2018$4,185.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/12/2018$4,065.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/19/2018$4,065.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/21/2018$4,185.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/04/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/09/2018$3,755.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/16/2018$3,755.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/18/2018$3,650.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/23/2018$3,755.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/02/2018$3,260.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/09/2018$3,165.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, Edinburgh (2 nights)
    Columba Hotel Inverness (Sunday Departures) or Newton Hotel, Nairn (Tuesday Departures) (1 night)
    Isles of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish (1 night)
    Europa Hotel, Belfast (2 nights)
    Station House Hotel - Letterkenny, Letterkenny (1 night)
    Kilronan Castle, Ballyfarnon (2 nights)
    Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis (1 night)
    Killarney Towers Hotel or Killarney Plaza Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
    Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin (2 nights)
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    Single room supplement: $996

    Tours


    • 2018 - 15 Day The Scots Irish Tour

      From $3,055.00 (USD)

      HighlightsHighlightsExpect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 5 to August 21 departures.