2019 - 15 Day The Scots Irish Tour

3 & 4 Star Vacation - 14 Nights/26 Meals

Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4th, August 6th, August 11th, August 13th, August 18th and August 20th departures.
  • Step aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia and see behind the scenes of the Queen's former floating home.
  • 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.

    Dining Experiences:

  • 14 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 12 dinners including a Scottish evening in Edinburgh, and a festive medieval castle banquet

    Trip Highlights:

  • 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

    Hotels:

  • Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club
    Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Columba Hotel
    Inverness (Sunday Departures) or
    Muthu 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

  • Full daily breakfast (except Day 1)
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person
  • Call (607) 733-8111 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13984175

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2018
    Duration
    15 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1EdinburghEdinburgh & 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 dinner.
    (D)
    Day 2EdinburghEdinburgh 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 2nd - 24th departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. .
    (B, D)
    Day 3Inverness or NairnBlair Castle & Highlands : Head through the scenic countryside of Perthshire to visit Blair Castle. 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. Continue through majestic Highland scenery to Inverness (Sunday departures) or Nairn (Tuesday departures).
    (B, D)
    Day 4BallachulishIsle of Skye & Clan Donald Centre : 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 the Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle. 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.
    (B, D)
    Day 5BelfastGlencoe & 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 6BelfastTitanic Belfast & Hillsborough Castle : 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 Pub for dinner and entertainment.
    (B, D)
    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, 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 8BallyfarnonGlenveagh 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 9BallyfarnonArigna 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, and relax in your castle hotel before dinner. .
    (B, D)
    Day 10EnnisCliffs 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 to Knappogue Castle for a medieval-style banquet.
    (B, D)
    Day 11KillarneyDingle Peninsula & Killarney : Take a ferry across the River Shannon Estuary to discover the Dingle Peninsula. Take in 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 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 Kenmare for lunch. Travel along part of the Ring of Kerry for breathtaking vistas of mountains, cliffs, and beaches. Immerse yourself in farm life at Kissane Sheep Farm and see dogs herding sheep. Return to Killarney for a free evening.
    (B, L)
    Day 13DublinBlarney Castle & Dublin : Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous stone or stroll through the 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. Arrive in Dublin and enjoy a festive dinner at the Abbey Tavern followed by traditional entertainment.
    (B, D)
    Day 14DublinDublin 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 Ireland, or the General Post Office Museum.
    (B)
    Day 15Tour Ends in DublinTour Ends in Dublin : Your program ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    All components of this tour (hotels, visits and attractions) for 2019 itineraries are subject to change until finalized in September 2018.

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    03/31/2019$3,605.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    04/14/2019$3,710.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    04/21/2019$4,460.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    04/28/2019$3,955.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/12/2019$5,180.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/21/2019$4,305.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/26/2019$4,305.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/04/2019$4,305.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/16/2019$5,180.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/18/2019$4,305.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/30/2019$4,430.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/02/2019$4,305.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/09/2019$4,305.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/21/2019$4,305.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/23/2019$4,305.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/30/2019$4,495.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/06/2019$4,940.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/13/2019$4,795.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/20/2019$4,940.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/25/2019$4,495.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/01/2019$4,430.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/03/2019$4,305.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/10/2019$4,305.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/17/2019$5,180.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/22/2019$4,430.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/24/2019$4,020.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/01/2019$3,845.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/06/2019$3,735.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/13/2019$3,735.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/20/2019$3,735.00* (USD) / 15 days Edinburgh. Scotland to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, Edinburgh (2 nights)
    Columba Hotel, Inverness (Sunday Departures) or Muthu 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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      HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4th, August 6th, August 11th, August 13th, August 18th and August 20th depa...

     
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