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Taste of Scotland (5 Day)

5 days with CIE Tours   Rating: First Class

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 GLASGOW HIGHLIGHTS
Tour begins 2:30 PM, Glasgow hotel. Set out on a tour of central Glasgow -- a city that flourished in Victorian times due to the shipbuilding industry and international trade. See George Square with its ornate City Chambers and visit Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow’s oldest house built in 1471. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner. (D)

Day 2 LOCH LOMOND & LOCH NESS CRUISE
Travel alongside Loch Lomond, renowned for its unsurpassed beauty. Drive across the haunting Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe admiring the wild and spectacular scenery. Treat yourself to Scottish goods at a woollen mill. Keep your camera handy as you embark on a Loch Ness cruise before heading to Nairn. (B, D)

Day 3 WHISKY TASTING & ST ANDREWS
Go behind the scenes to see how whisky is distilled and enjoy a sample at Blair Athol Distillery. Travel to St Andrews, best known as the “Home of Golf, and enjoy time exploring independently. In Edinburgh your gracious manor house hotel is set on four square kilometers with two golf courses and spa facilities. Get ready for festive Scottish evening dinner and a lively show with songs, stories and traditional dancing. (B, D)

Day 4 EDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR
Explore the main sights of central Edinburgh – the bustling Princes Street, the wide streets of the 200-year-old Georgian New Town, and the Royal Mile where compact medieval houses reach 11 floors tall. Tour Edinburgh Castle and marvel at the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Scone. The rest of the day is free. On July 31 to August 21 departures, seats are reserved for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (B)

Day 5 TOUR ENDS IN EDINBURGH
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)
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All This Included
Our shortest tour of Scotland provides a perfect introduction to vibrant cities and majestic scenery of this fascinating country. Start in Glasgow and head up into the Scottish Highlands. Visit St Andrews and end in Edinburgh. Activities include whisky tasting, Loch Ness cruise, Scottish Evening. See Edinburgh Tattoo in August.
  • 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
Highlights
Authentic Local Experiences
  • Standing at the gateway of Scotland’s Highlands, go behind the scenes at Blair Athol Distillery for a tour and a tasting.
  • Discover the rich history and folklore of Edinburgh on a walking tour with a local guide.
Trip Highlights
  • Blair Athol Distillery
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • Provand's Lordship
  • St Andrews
Dining Experiences
  • Three dinners including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh.
Accommodations
Glasgow: Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central
Nairn: Newton Hotel
Edinburgh: Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club
Notes
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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