2021 - Scottish Clans & Castles

10 Days/9 Nights

Find your castle in the sky
Revisit the past on this leisurely Scottish tour filled with castle ruins, ancient battlefields, and colorful stories from the country's rich history.

Hotels

  • Balmacara Hotel
  • Glen Mhor Hotel
  • Norton House Hotel & Spa
  • Malmaison Glasgow
  • Call (215) 885-1888 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15106873

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2020
    Duration
    10 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1GlagowGlagow Panoramic Tour - Welcome Drink : Tour begins at 2:00 PM at your hotel. Enjoy a Glasgow city tour to see George Square, Glasgow Cathedral, Kelvingrove Park, and Glasgow University all featured in the popular TV series "Outlander." Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.
    Day 2GlagowStirling Castle - Doune Castle - Whisky Distillery : Visit Stirling Castle, a mighty stronghold that dominates the surrounding plain, before some free time on your own for lunch. Visit the 14th-century Duone Castle, with its 100-foot-high gatehouse and well-preserved great hall. The formidable structure has been used as a film location for many productions, including "Monty Python and the Holy Grail". Next, head to a whisky distillery for a sampling, then go back to Glasgow to dine at your hotel. (B, D)
    Day 3Kyle of LochalshGlencoe - Eilean Donan Castle : Head into the majestic Highlands and journey by Loch Lomond, across Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, often considered one of Scotland's most spectacular and beautiful places. Stop for photo opportunities along the route. Treat yourself to Scottish goods at a woolen mill and continue your journey north to the romantic Eilean Donan Castle. (B, D)
    Day 4Kyle of LochalshDunvegan Castle - Portree - Kilt Rock - Kilmuir Graveyard : Explore the Isle of Skye and learn the history of Bonnie Prince Charlie. Travel to Dunvegan Castle, the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland. Admire the Trotternish Peninsula as you travel to Kilt Rock, a 200-foot-high sea cliff with huge, vertical basalt columns. Visit Flora MacDonald's grave in Kilmuir Graveyard and stop in Portree for free time. (B, D)
    Day 5InvernessArmadale Castle - Isle of Skye - Scenic Train Ride : Visit the ruins of Armadale Castle, a country house that was home to the MacDonalds. The house was abandoned a century ago but the gardens are still beautifully maintained. Embark on a ferry ride to Mallaig and transfer to a train for a ride through some of Scotland's most picturesque scenery. Travel from Fort William to your hotel in Inverness. (B, D)
    Day 6InvernessUrquhart Castle - Loch Ness Cruise - Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre : Photo opportunities await as you visit the picturesque ruins of Urquhart Castle, once Scotland's largest castle, and embark on a cruise of Loch Ness. Stop at the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre to discover how British Government forces defeated the army of Bonnie Prince Charlie, ending the Jacobite rising. Return to Inverness for a walking tour before dinner at your hotel. (B, D)
    Day 7InvernessJohnstons of Elgin Cashmere - Brodie Castle : Tour Johnstons of Elgin to discover the history and craftsmanship behind their fine woolens, then enjoy some free time for lunch. Explore 16th-century Brodie Castle, with its fairytale towers and turrets set on spacious grounds. The house contains fine furnishings, a collection of paintings, and a library with over 6,000 volumes. Return to Inverness and enjoy a free evening and dinner on your own. (B)
    Day 8EdinburghSheepdogs Demonstration - Culross Walking Tour - Scottish Evening : Immerse yourself in farm life and enjoy a demonstration of dogs obeying commands to round up sheep. In Pitlochry, explore and have lunch independently. Continue to Culross for a walking tour around the charming 16th-century town, recently used as a filming location for "Outlander." Highlights include the Town House, Culross Palace, and the remains of Culross Abbey. Enjoy free time in Culross before heading to your hotel near Edinburgh for a Scottish evening with a farewell dinner and traditional entertainment. (B, D)
    Day 9EdinburghEdinburgh Panoramic Tour - Palace of Holyroodhouse : In Edinburgh, see how the medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile in the heart of the Old Town are in stark contrast to the Georgian mansions of the 200-year-old New Town. Tour the impressive Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official Scottish residence of the Queen, and walk through the majestically furnished chambers. The rest of the day is free. July 29 to August 19 departures enjoy the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B)
    Day 10EdinburghTour Ends in Edinburgh : Your tour ends after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/01/2021$2,749.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    05/06/2021$2,789.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    05/27/2021$2,899.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    06/03/2021$2,999.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    06/10/2021$3,499.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    07/01/2021$3,089.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/12/2021$3,499.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/19/2021$3,999.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/26/2021$3,059.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    09/09/2021$2,999.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    09/23/2021$2,749.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    10/14/2021$2,449.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    Lodging
    Balmacara Hotel
    Glen Mhor Hotel
    Norton House Hotel & Spa
    Malmaison Glasgow
    Disclaimer

    Price and itinerary details are subject to change through September 2020. Prices given are per person, double occupancy. If you would like your own room, there is a single-room supplement charge of $1190

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    • 2021 - Scottish Clans & Castles

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      Find your castle in the skyRevisit the past on this leisurely Scottish tour filled with castle ruins, ancient battlefields, and colorful stories from the country's rich history.

     
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