Celtic Twist

  • Coach Tours

    Celtic Twist

  • Coach Tours

    Celtic Twist

Tour length

15 days

From

5,299.00$5299.00

NEW FOR 2020!  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.


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2020 EARLY BOOKING BONUS!
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Book by December 31, 2019 and SAVE $150 per person

Itinerary


Day

1

Glasgow

Saturday

Meet your tour guide at your designated pickup point, before a panoramic tour of Glasgow. You will explore Saint Mungo’s Cathedral and Provand's Lordship. 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 Ayrshire, where the first stop of the day is Culzean Castle. Later, continue to Rabbie Burns Country and the Burns National Heritage Park.

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 & Speyside

Wednesday

Today we head to Perthshire via Culloden Moor, site of the 1746 Battle of Culloden. Before leaving Speyside, stop at Kincraig for an impressive display from the Working Sheepdogs. Continue onto Perthshire for a distillery visit.

Dinner/Overnight—Dunkeld House Hotel, Dunkeld


Day

6

St Andrews & Falkland

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. After lunch, head to Falkland to visit the village and the Palace, built by King James V in 1539.

Overnight — (InterContinental) Edinburgh The George Hotel


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. Tonight, you will attend the Spirit of Scotland Show, an evening of traditional entertainment and dinner at the Jam House.  

Dinner/Entertainment/Overnight — (InterContinental Edinburgh) The George Hotel


Day

8

Scotland to Ireland

Saturday

After arrival at Dublin Airport this morning, a short drive takes us to Wicklow Town and an iconic pub for lunch and refreshments before we head off to the coastal town of Wexford.

Dinner/Overnight—Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford


Day

9

Dunbrody & Cork

Sunday

Board a replica of the sailing vessel Dunbrody at New Ross. From here we will make our way to Cork, not before stopping at the Marine bar for a live music session.

Dinner/Overnight—Metropole Hotel, Cork


Day

10

Cobh & Spike Island

Monday

This morning we have a guided tour at the Titanic Experience in Cobh. Next, we board a ferry for Spike Island, recently voted "Europe's Leading Attraction."

Overnight—Metropole Hotel, Cork


Day

11

Killarney & Ring of Kerry

Tuesday

We make our way towards West Cork before heading north to through Moll’s Gap and the Lakes of Killarney. After some free time in Killarney we make our way to the fishing port of Dingle.

Overnight—Dingle Skellig Hotel, Dingle


Day

12

Cliffs of Moher

Wednesday

This morning we pass through Tralee and Adare on the way to view King John’s Castle. Next, to Doolin for a cruise to experience the majestic Cliffs of Moher with a view that is truly breathtaking.

Dinner/Overnight—Armada Hotel, Spanish Point


Day

13

Burren, Bogs & Bottles

Thursday

After breakfast today, we head from the Burren to the bog to the bottle on our way to Dublin. During our journey through the midlands we have a tasting and tour at Kilbeggan Distillery.

Overnight—Camden Court, Dublin


Day

14

Dublin's "Fair City"

Friday

The full day is yours to explore Dublin’s fair city with your hop-on/hop-off tour ticket. Tonight, we visit the Abbey Tavern in Howth for a traditional dinner followed by some rousing Irish music and dancing.

Dinner/Overnight—Camden Court, Dublin


Day

15

Home

Saturday

Your tour ends after a final hearty Irish breakfast in your Dublin hotel.


Availability

Room Type DoubleSingle
Apr 25$5299.00$5299.00$7099.00$7099.00
May 2$5399.00$5399.00$7199.00$7199.00
May 9$5399.00$5399.00$7199.00$7199.00
May 16$5399.00$5399.00$7199.00$7199.00
May 23$5399.00$5399.00$7199.00$7199.00
May 30$5499.00$5499.00$7299.00$7299.00
Jun 6$5499.00$5499.00$7299.00$7299.00
Jun 13$5499.00$5499.00$7299.00$7299.00
Jun 27$5499.00$5499.00$7299.00$7299.00
Jul 25$5499.00$5499.00$7299.00$7299.00
Aug 8$5899.00$5899.00$7699.00$7699.00
Aug 22$5899.00$5899.00$7699.00$7699.00
Aug 29$5499.00$5499.00$7299.00$7299.00
Sep 5$5499.00$5499.00$7299.00$7299.00
Sep 12$5499.00$5499.00$7299.00$7299.00
Sep 19$5499.00$5499.00$7299.00$7299.00
Sep 26$5499.00$5499.00$7299.00$7299.00

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 Aug 8 & 22, 2020 departures.
Early opening tour at Edinburgh Castle not possible for Aug 8 & 22, 2020 departures.
Child rate 7-11 years sharing with 2 adults: please inquire
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
  • Falkland Palace
  • Wicklow
  • Wesford
  • Cork
  • Cobh
  • Spike Island
  • Killarney
  • Dingle
  • Tralee
  • Adare
  • Spanish Point
  • Limerick
  • Burren
  • Dublin

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 table d'hote evening meals
  • Scottish evening with dinner & entertainment
  • Tour famous Spike Island - one of the top new visits in Europe
  • Working Sheepdog performance at Kincraig
  • Guided tour of a whisky distillery & 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
  • Hop-on/hop-off bus tour in Dublin
  • Admissions to: Culzean Castle, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Moor Visitor's Centre, Eilean Donan Castle, Falkland Palace, Rock of Cashel, Titanic Experience Cobh, Cliffs of Moher, Spike Island, Kilbeggan Distillery
  • Baggage handling charges
  • The Famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo included on August 8 & 22 departures (in lieu of Scottish evening)

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