Explore Scotland's Varied Treasures, Edinburgh

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10146
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$7,900 USD
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Sep 18, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

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Escape to Castles and a Cruise, Dining and Drams in Edinburgh, Fort Augustus and Glasgow, Scotland (Europe) for Seven Days & Six Nights for Two, Including an Evening Scottish Show with Dinner, a Half-Day Tour of Edinburgh, Access to Stirling Castle and the National Wallace Monument, a High-Speed Cruise on Loch Ness, a Small-Group Walking Tour of Glasgow and a Private Clydeside Distillery Whiskey Experience (Land Only)

Escape to the magnificent castles and freshwater lochs of Scotland! You'll spend a week on a fantastic journey to vibrant Edinburgh, where history and modernity meet in a cosmopolitan city, before venturing to Fort Augustus at the southern tip of Loch Ness, and finally on to Glasgow. Get to know the country better with a show, half-day tours, access to castles, a thrilling boat ride and a few drams of whiskey of course!

Begin your exploration of Edinburgh with traditional Scottish entertainment, including music, dancing and song in the magnificent setting of historic Prestonfield House! Then see the wonders of this hilly historical and cosmopolitan jewel on a half-day tour. The Royal Mile runs through Old Town, and connects the splendorous Palace of Holyroodhouse, the royal family's official residence in Scotland, but which is more famous as the 16th-century home of Mary, Queen of Scots, to the magnificent Edinburgh Castle.

You'll head north by way of Stirling Castle and the National Wallace Monument to the historic and scenic hamlet of Fort Augustus. Stirling Castle was once a favored residence of the Stewart kings and queens who held grand celebrations at the castle. Your next stop is to the National Wallace Monument - overlooking the scene of Scotland's victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. An exhilarating thrill ride aboard an RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) cruising the waters of Loch Ness is an incredible way to see castles!

You'll then head south toward Glasgow, taking the scenic route and making a stop in Glencoe, a village set on the picturesque banks of Loch Leven. Next is your stay in Glasgow, a lively, bustling place, distinctive and full of character, where you are bound to get a very warm welcome indeed. Your walking food tour of Glasgow is the ideal way to get to know the city, with stops in interesting historical buildings, incredible food from local owners. Your Clydeside Distillery whiskey experience is a tour of three parts and 3 wee drams. Discover the Dockside Story, watch the craftsmen handcraft the new make spirit, and taste three 10-year-old single malt whiskies from the Highlands, Lowlands and Islay.

Your trip for two includes:
• 2 nights accommodations at Dunstane House in Edinburgh
• 2 nights accommodations at The Lovat Hotel in Fort Augustus
• 2 nights accommodations at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow
• Evening Scottish show with dinner and entertainment at Prestonfield House
• Private half-day tour of Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Castle
• Visit Stirling Castle and the National Wallace Monument, including entrance fees
• Small-group high-speed RIB cruise on Loch Ness
• Small-group walking food tour of Glasgow
• Private Clydeside Distillery whiskey experience
• Round trip airport transfers
• Driver-guide for transfers between cities
• Free concierge reservation service


Terms and Conditions
Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Passport required for travel outside the U.S. Travel is valid through 09/30/2020. Blackout dates: Military Tattoo Festival and Fringe Festival. Hotel may be substituted with equal or similar accommodations. Local city taxes are the responsibility of the traveler and are required to be paid directly to hotel. A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required.