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Taste of Scotland (6 Day)

6 days with CIE Tours   Rating: First Class

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Itinerary
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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)
 
Day 2: Loch Lomond & Loch Ness Cruise
Travel alongside the famous Loch Lomond, renowned for its unsurpassed beauty. Travel through Glen Coe valley, renowned for its spectacular mountain scenery as well as the 1692 Massacre. Continue through Fort William and stop at a woolen mill to shop for quality Scottish goods and have a snack. At Fort Augustus embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness and keep an eye out for “Nessie.” Head north to Nairn for your next overnight stay. (B,D)
 
Day 3: Whisky Tasting & St Andrews
Drive to Blair Athol Distillery in Pitlochry to see how whisky is distilled and sample some. Travel south to St Andrews, renowned as the “Home of Golf” and for Scotland’s oldest university. Spend some time exploring independently. Continue to Edinburgh and to your gracious manor house hotel, set on 1,000 acres with two golf courses and spa facilities, just a few miles from the city. Enjoy a Scottish Evening with excellent Scottish cuisine followed by a lively show with songs, stories and traditional dancing. (B,D)
 
Day 4: Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
This morning tour the principal sights of central Edinburgh. 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. (B)
 
Day 5: Extend your Stay in Edinburgh
Spend the day on an independent hop-on hop-off bus tour of Edinburgh; there are a number of different routes to choose. You will receive a taxi voucher to travel from your hotel to central Edinburgh. (B)
 
Day 6: Depart Edinburgh for Home
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

Map
All This Included
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • 5 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 3 dinners (D) including
    - Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
    - 2 table d'hote dinner
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tours of Glasgow and Edinburgh
  • Loch Ness scenic cruise
  • Blair Athol Distillery tour and tasting
  • Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 01 to 22 departures
  • Edinburgh open-top bus tour with a taxi voucher to city center
  • Visits and admissions to Provand’s Lordship, St Andrews and Edinburgh Castle
  • 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
Highlights
  • Glorious Highland Scenery
  • Scottish Evening
  • Blair Athol Distillery
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • St Andrews - Home of Golf
  • 3 Night Edinburgh Stay
Accommodations
Glasgow: The Glasgow City Hotel
Nairn: Newton Hotel
Edinburgh: Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel
Notes
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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