2024 : Taste of Scotland & Ireland

11 Days/10 Nights

The perfect combo

See the most-beloved attractions of two countries at a lively pace. Feast in a medieval castle, cruise Loch Ness, take a jaunting car ride, watch sheepdogs on a farm.

Trip Highlights:

  • Sheepdog Demonstration
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Blarney Castle

    Hotels:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central
  • Muthu Newton Hotel
  • Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club
  • Hyatt Centric The Liberties
  • Killarney Avenue Hotel
  • Limerick Strand Hotel
  • Maldron Hotel Pearse Street
  • Call (913) 888-3371 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18009763

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2024
    Duration
    11 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1GlasgowGlasgow Highlights : Your tour departs at 2:00 PM from your Glasgow hotel. Set out on a panoramic tour of central Glasgow - a city that flourished in Victorian times due to the shipbuilding industry and international trade. Drive around George Square with its ornate City Chambers. Visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, a splendid, Spanish Baroque-style building housing one of Europe's finest art collections, including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Titian, and Dali. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.(D)
    Day 2NairnLoch Lomond - Loch Ness Cruise : Travel alongside the famous Loch Lomond, renowned for its beauty. Drive across the haunting Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, admiring the wild and spectacular scenery. Continue through Fort William and on to Fort Augustus. Embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness before heading to your hotel. (B, D)
    Day 3EdinburghWhisky Tasting - St Andrews : Visit Blair Athol Distillery, founded in 1798, to discover traditional whisky production and taste a sample. Travel to St Andrews, a town rich in medieval heritage and the home of golf; take a panoramic drive and have time to explore independently. Continue on to your elegant manor house hotel outside Edinburgh; three centuries old, it's set on 1,000 acres of beautiful parkland. Explore as you wish and dine independently this evening.(B)
    Day 4EdinburghEdinburgh Castle - City Tour - Scottish Evening* : Explore the principal sights of central Edinburgh from the bustling Princes Street 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 several stories tall. Visit Edinburgh Castle perched high above the city on volcanic rock, home to the Scottish Crown Jewels. The rest of the day is free. Experience a lively Scottish evening with dinner and traditional entertainment. The August 1 - 23 departures attend the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.(B, D*)
    Day 5BelfastFerry to Ireland - Belfast : Depart Edinburgh and travel through Ayrshire and along the coast. Embark on a ferry ride to Belfast. Take a panoramic drive through Belfast, seeing the highlights of this fascinating city, where the Titanic was built in the once-bustling shipyards. Visit Titanic Belfast to explore the fascinating story of the doomed ship. Then travel to Dublin, where you will enjoy some free time for dinner on your own.(B)
    Day 6DublinDublin Sightseeing - Christ Church Cathedral - Canal Dinner Cruise : Explore Dublin on a panoramic tour with a local guide, discovering its history and viewing its elegant Georgian buildings, Trinity College, the River Liffey, and more. Visit Christ Church Cathedral, the spiritual heart of the city for more than 1,000 years. This evening, dine on a former Guinness barge as you cruise the Grand Canal, listening to traditional Irish music.(B, D)
    Day 7KillarneyFarmhouse Tea with Sheepdog Demonstration - Blarney Castle - Killarney : Travel through the countryside to a traditional farm, where you'll savor tea and homemade scones and watch sheepdogs display their skills at herding sheep. Head to Blarney Castle and climb the winding stairs to kiss its famous stone, or enjoy the gardens. Move on to the lively lakeside town of Killarney, where you'll have dinner. (B, D)
    Day 8KillarneyJaunting Car Ride - Ring of Kerry - Skellig Experience : Step back in time as a jaunting car drives you past Ross Castle on Lough Leane. Head to the scenic Gap of Dunloe to visit Moriarty's, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. Embark on the Ring of Kerry drive - a winding route with breath-taking sights of mountains and coastal views. Cross the bridge to Valentia Island to visit the Skellig Experience, which explains the life of early Christian hermits on Skellig Michael, a rocky offshore island featured in the film 'Star Wars VII.' Enjoy a casual lunch before a pause at Moll's Gap for panoramic mountain views. Return to Killarney where the evening is free.(B, L)
    Day 9BunrattyCliffs of Moher - Medieval Castle Banquet : Cross the Shannon Estuary by ferry on your way to visit the Cliffs of Moher. Take in the spectacular views from these awesome cliffs, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic. Head on to Bunratty, where you'll have a little time to relax in your hotel or have a drink in the famed Durty Nelly's Pub nearby. Your dinner will be a medieval-style feast in a castle, complete with serenading lords and ladies.(B, D)
    Day 10DublinGalway - Clonmacnoise - Dublin : Head to lively Galway for a walking tour around the city center with a local guide. Drive to Dublin, stopping to visit the picturesque monastic ruins of Clonmacnoise, founded in 544 AD by Saint Ciaran. Your evening is free to explore Dublin's restaurants and pubs.(B)
    Day 11DublinTour Ends in Dublin : Your tour ends after breakfast today.(B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    May 24, 2024$3,995.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    May 26, 2024$3,995.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    May 28, 2024$3,995.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    May 31, 2024$3,995.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    June 07, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    June 11, 2024$4,895.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    June 16, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    June 23, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    June 28, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    July 05, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    July 12, 2024$4,895.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    July 14, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    July 16, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    July 21, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    July 28, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    July 30, 2024$4,595.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    August 02, 2024$4,595.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    August 06, 2024$4,595.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    August 09, 2024$4,595.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    August 11, 2024$4,595.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    August 16, 2024$4,595.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    August 20, 2024$4,595.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    August 25, 2024$4,895.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    August 30, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    September 01, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    September 08, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    September 13, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    September 22, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    September 24, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    September 27, 2024$4,195.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    October 01, 2024$3,695.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    October 04, 2024$3,695.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    October 11, 2024$3,695.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to DublinQuote
    Lodging
    DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central
    Muthu Newton Hotel
    Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club
    Hyatt Centric The Liberties
    Killarney Avenue Hotel
    Limerick Strand Hotel
    Maldron Hotel Pearse Street

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    • 2024 : Taste of Scotland & Ireland

      From $3,395.00 (USD)

      The perfect comboSee the most-beloved attractions of two countries at a lively pace. Feast in a medieval castle, cruise Loch Ness, take a jaunting car ride, watch sheepdogs on a farm.

     
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