Ireland and Scotland Tour

Taste MapTaste of Scotland and Ireland Tour 10 or 11 Day Tour of Scotland and Ireland

Are you Scots Irish or just have an interest in travel to Ireland and Scotland? Then, this escorted Ireland and Scotland tour is for you. Join our motorcoach tour of Scotland and Ireland.

Taste of Scotland & Ireland

Day 1: Glasgow Highlights
Your Scottish trip starts at 2:30 pm when you meet your tour director at your Glasgow hotel and set out on an introductory tour of central Glasgow. This is a city that flourished in Victorian times due to the shipbuilding industry and international trade. Drive around George Square with its ornate City Chambers and visit Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow’s oldest house built in 1471. The house was originally part of a hospital and has been extensively restored and furnished. Join your tour director, guide and travel companions for a welcome drink before dinner. (D)

Scotland and Ireland tour Day 2: Loch Lomond & Loch Ness Cruise

Travel alongside the famous Loch Lomond, renowned for its unsurpassed beauty and through the deep valley of Glen Coe, notorious for the Campbell massacre of the Clan Macdonald in 1692. Drive through Fort William and stop at the Spean Bridge Woollen Mill, which offers a good selection of quality Scottish goods. At Fort Augustus embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness to keep an eye out for “Nessie.” Continue your journey north to Nairn for your next overnight stay. (B, D)

Scottish Castle Day 3: Whisky Tasting & St Andrews

Drive to Blair Athol Distillery in Pitlochry to see how whisky is distilled and sample some. Continue south to St Andrews, renowned as the “Home of Golf” and for its university, Scotland’s oldest. Spend some time to explore on your own. Drive south to Edinburgh and to your gracious manor house hotel, set on 1,000 acres with two golf courses and spa facilities a few miles from the city. Dine at a Scottish Evening on some excellent Scottish cuisine followed by a lively show with songs, stories and traditional dancing. (B, D)

Scottish tea Day 4: Edinburgh Castle & City Tour

This morning tour the principal sights of Edinburgh with a local guide. Drive along the bustling Princes Street and through the gracious, wide streets of the 200-year-old Georgian New Town. Walk along part of the Royal Mile where compact medieval houses reach 11 floors tall. Visit Edinburgh Castle, which dominates the city and contains the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Scone. The balance of the day is free. On August 4 – 25departures, seats are reserved for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (B)

Day 5: Ferry to Ireland & Titanic Belfast

Depart Edinburgh early this morning and drive south through Ayrshire and along the coast. At Cairnryan take a ferry ride to Belfast and enjoy a casual lunch on board. Visit Titanic Belfast to learn about this famous liner which was built in the adjacent docks. State-of-the-art displays describe working conditions in the shipbuilding industry and the construction of the Titanic. Drive south to Dublin and check in to your hotel, located overlooking Dublin Bay. The evening is free. (B, L)

Book of Kells Day 6: Dublin Sightseeing & Canal Dinner Cruise
Tour central Dublin today to see fashionable shopping areas around Grafton and Nassau Streets, view elegant Georgian squares and pass the General Post Office, where the 1916 Uprising started. Walk through the campus of Trinity College with a student guide to view the illuminated manuscript of the 8th century Book of Kells and learn how monks created this and other masterpieces. In the evening enjoy a canal dinner cruise with traditional Irish music aboard a former Guinness barge through central Dublin. (B, D)

Day 7: Farmhouse Tea & Blarney Castle

Travel through the midlands of Ireland, stopping for photos at the stately Rock of Cashel. Visit a farmhouse for tea with scones and watch skilled sheep dogs herd sheep. Continue south to visit Blarney Castle and kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence.” Also visit the Blarney Woollen Mills where you can find quality Irish-made goods. Drive to Killarney, picturesquely set beside lakes and mountains. Check in to your hotel and relax before dinner. Afterwards you may like to explore some of Killarney’s famous "singing pubs." (B, D)

Ring of Kerry tourDay 8: Ring of Kerry & Skellig Experience

Take a jaunting car ride to view Ross Castle set on Lough Leane. Then embark on the Ring of Kerry drive-a winding route with breathtaking sights of mountains and coastal views. Cross to Valentia Island by bridge to visit the Skellig Experience which describes the austere lives of early Christian monks on the nearby islands. Enjoy a casual lunch and stop in Sneem to admire brightly painted houses. Pause at Moll’s Gap for stunning views before returning to Killarney where you have an evening free for independent dining and activities. (B, L)

Day 9: Cliffs of Moher & Bunratty Castle Banquet

Take a ferry ride across the River Shannon to reach the Cliffs of Moher, a spectacular wall of sandstone that reaches 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. Check in to Bunratty Castle Hotel, close to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. If you wish, you may visit the Folk Park, have a drink in the 200-year-old Durty Nelly’s Pub or shop at the Bunratty Mills. In the evening head to Bunratty Castle for a memorable medieval-style feast where the lords and ladies will serenade you with song and harp music, evocative of the Middle Ages. (B, D)

Day 10: Tour Ends Shannon. Your Scottish Irish tour program ends after breakfast today.(B)

OR

Day 10: Dublin Extension via Galway

Drive to Galway for a walking tour around the central part of the city. Visit Clonmacnoise Monastic Site, founded in 546 AD by Saint Ciaran. View elaborate Celtic crosses, round towers and ruins of medieval churches. Drive to Dublin and check into a different hotel and you are free for independent activities and dining. (B)

Day 11: Depart Dublin for Home
Your program ends after breakfast today. (B)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

Tour Includes:

  • GROUP AIRPORT TRANSFERS
    When we book your flights together with a coach tour, we include complimentary group transfers on the starting and ending date of tours at times specified on each itinerary-a $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings.
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • 10 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 6 dinners (D) including
  • - Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
    - Canal Cruise dinner and live music
    - Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet
    - 3 table d'hote dinners
  • 2 lunches (L)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tours of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dublin
  • Loch Ness scenic cruise
  • Blair Athol Distillery whisky tasting and tour
  • Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4 – 25 departures
  • Ferries from Scotland to Ireland and across the River Shannon
  • Walking tours of Dublin’s Trinity College and Galway
  • Farmhouse tea and scones with sheepdog display
  • Horse-drawn jaunting car ride in Killarney
  • Visits and admissions to Provand’s Lordship, Spean Bridge Woollen Mill, St Andrews, Edinburgh Castle, Titanic Belfast, Book of Kells at Trinity College, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, Skellig Experience, Cliffs of Moher, Clonmacnoise Monastic Site
  • Headsets for walking tours
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies
  • Your Superior Hotel Accommodations Include:

    Stay at the following (or similar):
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, Glasgow (1 night) 
    • Muthu Newton Hotel, Nairn (1 night) 
    • Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, near Edinburgh (2 nights) 
    • Hyatt Centric The Liberties, Dublin (2 nights) 
    • Killarney Avenue Hotel, Killarney (2 nights) 
    • Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty (1 night) 
    • Maldron Hotel Pearse Street, Dublin (1 night) 


    Price per person sharing a twin or triple room. ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you 8 & under 17 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger. Airfare is available from many cities. Just ask.

    TERMS & CONDITIONS: Pay a $500 per person deposit.

    Taste of Scotland & Ireland
    2020
    10 Day s
    START END PRICE  
    Sunday Feb 23 Tuesday Mar 3 $2,349  
    Sunday Mar 1 Tuesday Mar 10 $2,499  
    Sunday Mar 8 Tuesday Mar 17 $2,499  
    Tuesday Mar 10 Thursday Mar 19 $2,549  
    Friday Mar 13 Sunday Mar 22 $2,549  
    Sunday Mar 15 Tuesday Mar 24 $2,549  
    Tuesday Mar 17 Thursday Mar 26 $2,499  
    Friday Mar 20 Sunday Mar 29 $2,499  
    Sunday Mar 22 Tuesday Mar 31 $2,599  
    Tuesday Mar 24 Thursday Apr 2 $2,599  
    Friday Mar 27 Sunday Apr 5 $2,599  
    Sunday Mar 29 Tuesday Apr 7 $2,699  
    Tuesday Mar 31 Thursday Apr 9 $2,699  
    Friday Apr 3 Sunday Apr 12 $2,699  
    Sunday Apr 5 Tuesday Apr 14 $2,749  
    Tuesday Apr 7 Thursday Apr 16 $2,799  
    Friday Apr 10 Sunday Apr 19 $2,799  
    Sunday Apr 12 Tuesday Apr 21 $2,799  
    Tuesday Apr 14 Thursday Apr 23 $2,799  
    Friday Apr 17 Sunday Apr 26 $2,799  
    Sunday Apr 19 Tuesday Apr 28 $2,799  
    Tuesday Apr 21 Thursday Apr 30 $2,899  
    Friday Apr 24 Sunday May 3 $2,999  
    Sunday Apr 26 Tuesday May 5 $2,999  
    Tuesday Apr 28 Thursday May 7 $3,199  
    Friday May 1 Sunday May 10 $3,249  
    Sunday May 3 Tuesday May 12 $3,299  
    Tuesday May 5 Thursday May 14 $3,299  
    Friday May 8 Sunday May 17 $3,299  
    Sunday May 10 Tuesday May 19 $3,299  
    Tuesday May 12 Thursday May 21 $3,299  
    Friday May 15 Sunday May 24 $3,299  
    Sunday May 17 Tuesday May 26 $3,299  
    Tuesday May 19 Thursday May 28 $3,299  
    Friday May 22 Sunday May 31 $3,299  
    Sunday May 24 Tuesday Jun 2 $3,299  
    Tuesday May 26 Thursday Jun 4 $3,299  
    Friday May 29 Sunday Jun 7 $3,299  
    Sunday May 31 Tuesday Jun 9 $3,299  
    Tuesday Jun 2 Thursday Jun 11 $3,299  
    Friday Jun 5 Sunday Jun 14 $3,299  
    Sunday Jun 7 Tuesday Jun 16 $3,299  
    Tuesday Jun 9 Thursday Jun 18 $3,299  
    Friday Jun 12 Sunday Jun 21 $3,299  
    Sunday Jun 14 Tuesday Jun 23 $3,299  
    Tuesday Jun 16 Thursday Jun 25 $3,299  
    Friday Jun 19 Sunday Jun 28 $3,299  
    Sunday Jun 21 Tuesday Jun 30 $3,299  
    Tuesday Jun 23 Thursday Jul 2 $3,299  
    Friday Jun 26 Sunday Jul 5 $3,299  
    Sunday Jun 28 Tuesday Jul 7 $3,299  
    Tuesday Jun 30 Thursday Jul 9 $3,349  
    Friday Jul 3 Sunday Jul 12 $3,349  
    Sunday Jul 5 Tuesday Jul 14 $3,349  
    Tuesday Jul 7 Thursday Jul 16 $3,349  
    Friday Jul 10 Sunday Jul 19 $3,349  
    Sunday Jul 12 Tuesday Jul 21 $3,349  
    Tuesday Jul 14 Thursday Jul 23 $3,349  
    Friday Jul 17 Sunday Jul 26 $3,349  
    Sunday Jul 19 Tuesday Jul 28 $3,349  
    Tuesday Jul 21 Thursday Jul 30 $3,349  
    Friday Jul 24 Sunday Aug 2 $3,349  
    Sunday Jul 26 Tuesday Aug 4 $3,349  
    Tuesday Jul 28 Thursday Aug 6 $3,349  
    Friday Jul 31 Sunday Aug 9 $3,349  
    Sunday Aug 2 Tuesday Aug 11 $3,349  
    Tuesday Aug 4 Thursday Aug 13 $3,599  
    Friday Aug 7 Sunday Aug 16 $3,599  
    Sunday Aug 9 Tuesday Aug 18 $3,599  
    Tuesday Aug 11 Thursday Aug 20 $3,599  
    Friday Aug 14 Sunday Aug 23 $3,599  
    Sunday Aug 16 Tuesday Aug 25 $3,599  
    Tuesday Aug 18 Thursday Aug 27 $3,599  
    Friday Aug 21 Sunday Aug 30 $3,599  
    Sunday Aug 23 Tuesday Sep 1 $3,599  
    Tuesday Aug 25 Thursday Sep 3 $3,599  
    Friday Aug 28 Sunday Sep 6 $3,449  
    Sunday Aug 30 Tuesday Sep 8 $3,449  
    Tuesday Sep 1 Thursday Sep 10 $3,449  
    Friday Sep 4 Sunday Sep 13 $3,449  
    Sunday Sep 6 Tuesday Sep 15 $3,449  
    Tuesday Sep 8 Thursday Sep 17 $3,449  
    Friday Sep 11 Sunday Sep 20 $3,449  
    Sunday Sep 13 Tuesday Sep 22 $3,449  
    Tuesday Sep 15 Thursday Sep 24 $3,349  
    Friday Sep 18 Sunday Sep 27 $3,349  
    Sunday Sep 20 Tuesday Sep 29 $3,299  
    Tuesday Sep 22 Thursday Oct 1 $3,299  
    Friday Sep 25 Sunday Oct 4 $3,249  
    Sunday Sep 27 Tuesday Oct 6 $3,149  
    Tuesday Sep 29 Thursday Oct 8 $3,149  
    Friday Oct 2 Sunday Oct 11 $3,149  
    Sunday Oct 4 Tuesday Oct 13 $3,149  
    Tuesday Oct 6 Thursday Oct 15 $3,099  
    Friday Oct 9 Sunday Oct 18 $2,949  
    Sunday Oct 11 Tuesday Oct 20 $2,949  
    Tuesday Oct 13 Thursday Oct 22 $2,949  
    Friday Oct 16 Sunday Oct 25 $2,949  
    Sunday Oct 18 Tuesday Oct 27 $2,899  
    Tuesday Oct 20 Thursday Oct 29 $2,899  
    Friday Oct 23 Sunday Nov 1 $2,799  
    Sunday Oct 25 Tuesday Nov 3 $2,799  
    Friday Oct 30 Sunday Nov 8 $2,699  
    Sunday Nov 1 Tuesday Nov 10 $2,699  
    Friday Nov 6 Sunday Nov 15 $2,649  
    Sunday Nov 8 Tuesday Nov 17 $2,549  
    Friday Nov 13 Sunday Nov 22 $2,499  
    Sunday Nov 15 Tuesday Nov 24 $2,449  
    Single Supplement $700

     

    Taste of Scotland & Ireland
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    Sunday Feb 23 Wednesday Mar 4 $2,519  
    Tuesday Mar 10 Friday Mar 20 $2,719  
    Sunday Mar 15 Wednesday Mar 25 $2,719  
    Tuesday Mar 17 Friday Mar 27 $2,669  
    Sunday Mar 22 Wednesday Apr 1 $2,769  
    Tuesday Mar 24 Friday Apr 3 $2,769  
    Sunday Mar 29 Wednesday Apr 8 $2,869  
    Tuesday Mar 31 Friday Apr 10 $2,899  
    Friday Apr 3 Monday Apr 13 $2,899  
    Sunday Apr 5 Wednesday Apr 15 $2,949  
    Tuesday Apr 7 Friday Apr 17 $2,999  
    Friday Apr 10 Monday Apr 20 $2,999  
    Sunday Apr 12 Wednesday Apr 22 $2,999  
    Tuesday Apr 14 Friday Apr 24 $2,999  
    Friday Apr 17 Monday Apr 27 $2,999  
    Sunday Apr 19 Wednesday Apr 29 $2,999  
    Tuesday Apr 21 Friday May 1 $3,099  
    Friday Apr 24 Monday May 4 $3,199  
    Sunday Apr 26 Wednesday May 6 $3,199  
    Tuesday Apr 28 Friday May 8 $3,399  
    Friday May 1 Monday May 11 $3,469  
    Sunday May 3 Wednesday May 13 $3,519  
    Tuesday May 5 Friday May 15 $3,519  
    Friday May 8 Monday May 18 $3,519  
    Sunday May 10 Wednesday May 20 $3,519 Guaranteed
    Tuesday May 12 Friday May 22 $3,519  
    Friday May 15 Monday May 25 $3,519  
    Sunday May 17 Wednesday May 27 $3,519  
    Tuesday May 19 Friday May 29 $3,519  
    Friday May 22 Monday Jun 1 $3,519  
    Sunday May 24 Wednesday Jun 3 $3,519 Guaranteed
    Friday May 29 Monday Jun 8 $3,519  
    Sunday May 31 Wednesday Jun 10 $3,519 Guaranteed
    Tuesday Jun 2 Friday Jun 12 $3,519  
    Friday Jun 5 Monday Jun 15 $3,519  
    Sunday Jun 7 Wednesday Jun 17 $3,519  
    Tuesday Jun 9 Friday Jun 19 $3,519  
    Friday Jun 12 Monday Jun 22 $3,519  
    Sunday Jun 14 Wednesday Jun 24 $3,519  
    Tuesday Jun 16 Friday Jun 26 $3,519 Guaranteed
    Friday Jun 19 Monday Jun 29 $3,519  
    Sunday Jun 21 Wednesday Jul 1 $3,519  
    Tuesday Jun 23 Friday Jul 3 $3,519  
    Friday Jun 26 Monday Jul 6 $3,519  
    Tuesday Jun 30 Friday Jul 10 $3,569 Guaranteed
    Friday Jul 3 Monday Jul 13 $3,569  
    Sunday Jul 5 Wednesday Jul 15 $3,569  
    Tuesday Jul 7 Friday Jul 17 $3,569  
    Friday Jul 10 Monday Jul 20 $3,569  
    Sunday Jul 12 Wednesday Jul 22 $3,569  
    Tuesday Jul 14 Friday Jul 24 $3,569 Guaranteed
    Friday Jul 17 Monday Jul 27 $3,569  
    Sunday Jul 19 Wednesday Jul 29 $3,569  
    Tuesday Jul 21 Friday Jul 31 $3,569  
    Sunday Jul 26 Wednesday Aug 5 $3,569  
    Tuesday Jul 28 Friday Aug 7 $3,569  
    Friday Jul 31 Monday Aug 10 $3,569  
    Sunday Aug 2 Wednesday Aug 12 $3,569  
    Tuesday Aug 4 Friday Aug 14 $3,799 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Friday Aug 7 Monday Aug 17 $3,799 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Sunday Aug 9 Wednesday Aug 19 $3,799 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Tuesday Aug 11 Friday Aug 21 $3,799 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Friday Aug 14 Monday Aug 24 $3,799 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Sunday Aug 16 Wednesday Aug 26 $3,799 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Tuesday Aug 18 Friday Aug 28 $3,799 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Friday Aug 21 Monday Aug 31 $3,799 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Sunday Aug 23 Wednesday Sep 2 $3,799 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Tuesday Aug 25 Friday Sep 4 $3,799 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Friday Aug 28 Monday Sep 7 $3,649  
    Sunday Aug 30 Wednesday Sep 9 $3,649  
    Tuesday Sep 1 Friday Sep 11 $3,649  
    Friday Sep 4 Monday Sep 14 $3,649 Guaranteed
    Sunday Sep 6 Wednesday Sep 16 $3,649  
    Tuesday Sep 8 Friday Sep 18 $3,649  
    Friday Sep 11 Monday Sep 21 $3,649  
    Tuesday Sep 15 Friday Sep 25 $3,549 Guaranteed
    Friday Sep 18 Monday Sep 28 $3,549  
    Sunday Sep 20 Wednesday Sep 30 $3,499  
    Tuesday Sep 22 Friday Oct 2 $3,499  
    Friday Sep 25 Monday Oct 5 $3,449  
    Sunday Sep 27 Wednesday Oct 7 $3,349  
    Tuesday Sep 29 Friday Oct 9 $3,349  
    Friday Oct 2 Monday Oct 12 $3,349  
    Sunday Oct 4 Wednesday Oct 14 $3,349  
    Tuesday Oct 6 Friday Oct 16 $3,299  
    Friday Oct 9 Monday Oct 19 $3,149  
    Sunday Oct 11 Wednesday Oct 21 $3,149  
    Tuesday Oct 13 Friday Oct 23 $3,149  
    Friday Oct 16 Monday Oct 26 $3,149  
    Sunday Oct 18 Wednesday Oct 28 $3,079  
    Tuesday Oct 20 Friday Oct 30 $3,079  
    Friday Oct 23 Monday Nov 2 $2,979  
    Sunday Oct 25 Wednesday Nov 4 $2,979  
    Friday Oct 30 Monday Nov 9 $2,879  
    Sunday Nov 8 Wednesday Nov 18 $2,729  
    Friday Nov 13 Monday Nov 23 $2,679  
    Single Supplement $810

    ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if y ou are 8 & under 17 and traveling with at least one full fare pay ing passenger.

    Cancellationon Penalties: Airfare up to 100%; Land: Penalties per person apply : 70 day s or longer: Forfeiture of deposit 69 - 46 day s: 35% per person 45 - 8 days: 45% per person 7 - 1 days: 60% per person, On day of departure: 100% per person Travel Insurance from $60


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