Celtic Classic

  • Coach Tours

    Celtic Classic

  • Coach Tours

    Celtic Classic

  • Coach Tours

    Celtic Classic

  • Coach Tours

    Celtic Classic

Tour length

15 days

From

5999.00$5999.00

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Rich landscapes, history and legends will surround you in these two glorious Celtic nations. From Dublin to Glasgow, the highlands to St Patrick this extensive tours offers you just the right balance of the past, the present and the people of Scotland & Ireland. Breakfast daily, outstanding dinners, and delightful hotels complete this first class tour.

Itinerary


Day

1

Glasgow

Saturday

Welcome to Scotland! Meet your tour guide this morning and enjoy a panoramic tour of Glasgow, one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in all of Europe. Transfer to your hotel where you will enjoy a welcome drink and some free time. 

Dinner/Overnight — Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

 


Day

2

Burns Country

Sunday

Depart for Rabbie Burns Country, where the first stop of the day is Burns National Heritage Park. The museum is the focal point of this beautifully landscaped park where visitors can cross the Brig o’Doon and visit the poet’s birthplace. 
Later, continue to Culzean Castle in Ayrshire. Culzean is surrounded by surging seas, lush forests, and secret gardens.

Overnight — Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow 


Day

3

Loch Ness & Inverness

Monday

Depart Glasgow for Inverness travelling along Scotland’s West Coast and Loch Ness. Highlights of the day include Loch Lomond, dramatic Glencoe, a visit to Urquhart Castle and a cruise on Loch Ness in search of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster.

Dinner/Overnight — Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness


Day

4

Isle of Skye

Tuesday

Today a day trip to the Isle of Skye, one of Scotland’s most beautiful islands. First stop is Portree, capital of the island. You can enjoy some free time here, exploring the multi-coloured harbour, or warming up by a real coal fire in a local pub. On our return to Inverness, you will visit Eilean Donan Castle.

Dinner/Overnight—Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness


Day

5

Culloden & Whisky

Wednesday

Today we head to Perthshire via Culloden Moor, site of the 1746 Battle of Culloden. Our next stop is at Kincraig for an impressive display from the Working Sheepdogs. Tonight, we have a Whisky Experience with tasting and chocolate pairing.
 
Dinner/Overnight—Dunkeld House Hotel, Dunkeld


Day

6

St Andrews & Edinburgh

Thursday

Depart Perthshire for Edinburgh via the Kingdom of Fife. You will stop at St. Andrews, home of Scotland’s oldest university and capital of golf. Leaving St. Andrews, we head to Edinburgh for some time in the city and a free evening where you can wander out the front door of your central hotel and explore the iconic city.

Overnight — InterContinental Edinburgh The George, Edinburgh


Day

7

Edinburgh

Friday

After an early breakfast in the hotel, you will enjoy an exclusive, pre-opening tour of Edinburgh Castle. You will then enjoy a panoramic city tour of Edinburgh which features the “New” and the “Old” towns. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore the city further. Tonight, you will attend the Spirit of Scotland Show, an evening of traditional entertainment and dinner at The Royal College of Surgeons.

Dinner/Overnight — InterContinental Edinburgh The George, Edinburgh


Day

8

Scotland to Ireland

Saturday

Today we bid farewell to Scotland and fly to Dublin for the Ireland portion of your journey. Today is leisurely as we all gather in our hotel in Malahide overlooking the Irish Sea in north County Dublin. This evening you will meet some new travelling companions at the welcome reception followed by dinner.

Dinner/Overnight—Grand Hotel, Malahide


Day

9

Boyne Valley & Cooley Peninsula

Sunday

Head north through the majestic Mountains of Mourne into Saint Patrick’s Country to visit the grave of Ireland’s Patron Saint and the Saint Patrick Centre which tells his story. Afterwards we drive to Strangford, where Game of Thrones is filmed, before arriving in Belfast late afternoon.

Dinner/Overnight—Europa Hotel, Belfast


Day

10

Titanic Quarter

Monday

A guided tour of Belfast City Hall is first on the agenda this morning. In the afternoon, visit the shipyard where the Titanic was built in 1909. The evening is free in Belfast.

Overnight—Europa Hotel, Belfast


Day

11

Giant's Causeway & Derry

Tuesday

This morning we drive north via Carnlough, Glenariff and Ballycastle on the North Antrim Coast. We visit the Giant’s Causeway and then Dunluce Castle enroute to Derry. A local guide will tell the "Story of Derry" on a walking tour of this historic walled city.

Dinner/Overnight—Kee’s Hotel, Donegal


Day

12

Ben Bulben & Clew Bay

Wednesday

We travel south thru’ Donegal and on to Belleek to visit the world famous porcelain factory. We then continue to Westport on Clew Bay.

Dinner/Overnight—Westport Coast Hotel, Westport


Day

13

Connemara

Thursday

Enjoy a visit to Kylemore Abbey on the shores of Kylemore Lough and cross picturesque Maam Valley. This afternoon there will be free time to explore Westport.

Overnight—Westport Coast Hotel, Westport


Day

14

Galway & Cliffs of Moher

Friday

We will make our way to Galway City for some free time, before driving along the southern shores of Galway Bay, traversing the Burren region, and viewing the mighty Cliffs of Moher. An optional medieval banquet at Knappogue Castle is on offer tonight.

Overnight—Radisson Blu, Limerick


Day

15

Tour Ends

Saturday

Sadly your tour ends today. Please inquire about group transfer on offer.    


Availability

Room Type DoubleSingle
May 4$5999.00$5999.00$7699.00$7699.00
May 11$5999.00$5999.00$7699.00$7699.00
May 18$5999.00$5999.00$7699.00$7699.00
May 25$5999.00$5999.00$7699.00$7699.00
Jun 1$6199.00$6199.00$7999.00$7999.00
Jun 8$6199.00$6199.00$7999.00$7999.00
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Jul 27$6699.00$6699.00$8699.00$8699.00
Aug 17$6699.00$6699.00$8699.00$8699.00
Aug 24$6399.00$6399.00$8399.00$8399.00
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Sep 28$6399.00$6399.00$8399.00$8399.00
Oct 5$5999.00$5999.00$7699.00$7699.00

Prices are land-only per person in Canadian dollars.
Arrival & departure transfers included for those who have air booked in conjunction with tour.

Dinner at hotel prior to Tattoo performance on Day 7 for July 27 & August 17, 2024 departures.
Early opening tour at Edinburgh Castle not possible for July 27, Aug 3, 10 & 17, 2024 departures.
Child rate 7-11 years sharing with 2 adults: $2999. 
All triples are on request (Grand Central & Dunkeld House does not have triple rooms suitable for 3 adults; 2 rooms may be booked at this hotel).

Tour Highlights

  • Culzean Castle
  • Loch Lomond
  • Loch Ness
  • Urquhart Castle
  • Culloden Moor
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Glencoe
  • Kincraig
  • Portree
  • St Andrews
  • Edinburgh
  • Titanic Experience
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Walking Tour of Derry
  • Belleek Factory
  • Kylemore Abbey
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Galway Bay
  • Connemara

Tour Inclusions

  • Transportation throughout by luxury touring coach
  • Services of an experienced driver and local touring guide
  • 14 nights accommodation in first class hotels
  • Full breakfast daily
  • 8 Evening meals
  • Scottish evening with dinner & entertainment
  • Visit the top voted tourist attraction in Europe - Titanic Experience in Belfast
  • Working Sheepdog performance at Kincraig
  • Whisky Tasting Experience & Cruise on Loch Ness
  • Visit Eilean Donan Castle, the famous 13th century castle in the Highlands
  • Exclusive, pre-opening tour of Edinburgh Castle
  • Panoramic tours of Glasgow & Edinburgh
  • Walking tour of Derry City with local guide
  • Admissions to: Culzean Castle, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield & Visitor Centre, Eilean Donan Castle, Titanic Experience, Giant's Causeway, Belleek Pottery, Kylemore Abbey, Cliffs of Moher
  • Baggage handling charges
  • The Famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo included on July 27 & Aug 17, 2024 departures (in lieu of Scottish evening)
  • One-Way flight from Scotland to Ireland

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