2019 - 8 Day Scottish Supreme

8 days/7 nights

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 2 - 16 departures.
  • With the help of an expert guide experience all stages of the whiskey making process from mashing and fermenting to distilling and maturing - and sample a wee dram.
  • Experience the beauty of Loch Ness as you relax on a cruise of this famous body of water.

    Dining Experiences:

  • 7 breakfasts and 6 dinners plus afternoon tea, including farewell dinner in Edinburgh.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Cawdor Castle
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Glamis Castle
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • St Andrews Castle & Cathedral
  • Stirling Castle
  • Urquhart Castle

    Hotels:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Dunblane (2 nights)
  • Achnagairn Estate Castle Hotel, Inverness (2 nights)
  • Old Course Hotel, St Andrews (1 night)
  • The Principal Charlotte Square, Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Call (603) 524-2500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14499196

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2019
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DunblaneARRIVAL IN DUNBLANE : Your tour starts with a traditional Scottish afternoon tea in your hotel in Dunblane. Your beautifully restored Victorian-style hotel is set on 10 acres of private grounds and offers an indoor pool, fitness room, sauna, steam room and whirlpool. In the evening meet your tour director and fellow travelers for a welcome drink before dinner.
    (D)
    Day 2DunblaneSTIRLING CASTLE AND THE TROSSACHS : Travel to the historic town of Stirling to visit Stirling Castle. Captured in the 13th century from the English by William Wallace and then by Robert the Bruce, Stirling Castle has featured largely throughout Scottish history. Drive through the stunning scenery of the Trossachs National Park before returning to your hotel for some leisure time before dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 3InvernessURQUHART CASTLE & LOCH NESS CRUISE : Drive across the haunting Rannoch Moor and through Glen Coe, often considered one of Scotland's most beautiful places. Drive along the scenic shore of Loch Ness and visit Urquhart Castle, once the largest in Scotland. Leave the castle and embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness to admire enchanting scenic views. Continue north to Inverness and check into your castle estate hotel.
    (B, D)
    Day 4InvernessCAWDOR CASTLE & GLENFIDDICH WHISKEY TASTING : Discover the beauty of Cawdor Castle with its extensive gardens. This has been a family home for over 600 years and is the reputed place of the murder of Duncan, Thane of Cawdor, immortalized in Shakespeare's play Macbeth. Visit Johnstons of Elgin to discover the 220-year-old story of Scottish innovation and luxury, and learn how local craftspeople have collaborated with generations of herding communities from Mongolia, China, Afghanistan, Australia and Peru to create the finest woolen and cashmere cloth and accessories. Next up is a visit to the Glenfiddich whiskey distillery and experience all stages of the whiskey-making process from mashing and fermenting to distilling and maturing - ending with a wee dram to sample. Enjoy leisure time before joining your group for dinner in at your castle hotel's fine restaurant.
    (B, D)
    Day 5ST ANDREWSGLAMIS CASTLE & ST ANDREWS : Travel through lush countryside to visit Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of "Macbeth" and childhood home of the late Queen Mother. This is a majestic building filled with priceless artifacts and furnishings, and you'll enjoy a special tour. Drive across the Tay Bridge to St Andrews, the "Home of Golf." Upon arrival check into the world-famous "Old Course Hotel" and enjoy some free time to settle in before dining with your fellow travelers.
    (B, D)
    Day 6EdinburghST ANDREWS & EDINBURGH : Embark on a guided walking tour to see the highlights of St Andrews, including the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the British Golf Museum. Visit St Andrews Castle and St Andrews Cathedral, which has been a site of worship since the 8th century. See the collection of medieval sculpture, carved stones, and other relics. Or you may choose to enjoy a morning off in St Andrews for golfing or a spa visit. Drive across the Forth Bridge into Edinburgh, Scotland's historic capital city. Enjoy dinner on your own in the city.
    (B)
    Day 7EdinburghEDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR : Explore Edinburgh on a sightseeing tour. Compare and contrast the wide streets and elegant mansions of the 200-year-old Georgian "New Town" with the narrow lanes and medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile, the oldest part of the city. Visit the imposing Edinburgh Castle where you can see historic buildings and enjoy splendid views of city of Edinburgh. The rest of the day is free for independent exploring and shopping. Spend the evening enjoying a farewell dinner. On August 2 - 16 departures experience the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.
    (B, D)
    Day 8EdinburghTOUR ENDS IN EDINBURGH : Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    07/19/2019$2,990.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dunblane to EdinburghQuote
    08/02/2019$3,490.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dunblane to EdinburghQuote
    08/09/2019$3,490.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dunblane to EdinburghQuote
    09/06/2019$3,090.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dunblane to EdinburghQuote
    09/27/2019$2,690.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dunblane to EdinburghQuote
    Lodging
    DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Dunblane (2 nights)
    Achnagairn Estate Castle Hotel, Inverness (2 nights)
    Old Course Hotel, St Andrews (1 night)
    The Principal Charlotte Square, Edinburgh (2 nights)

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    • 2019 - 8 Day Scottish Supreme

      From $2,690.00 (USD)

      Tour Highlights Authentic Local Experiences: Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 2 - 16 departures.

     
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