Scottish Clans & Castles - Glasgow/Edinburgh 2023 (10 Days)

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Scottish Clans & Castles

Glasgow/Edinburgh 2023 (10 Days)



Tour Description:

The focus of this tour is on the history and scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Travel at a leisurely pace to absorb history and experience gentle lake cruises, the dramatic scenery of the Isle of Skye, Harry Potter movie locations and a train ride along the Road to the Isles. See lots of castles of different styles and sample whisky in a Speyside distillery.

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Dates & Pricing

Thursday 06 Apr 23 — Sunday 16 Apr 23Starting at $2,695Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 20 Apr 23 — Sunday 30 Apr 23Starting at $2,695Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 04 May 23 — Sunday 14 May 23Starting at $2,945Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 18 May 23 — Sunday 28 May 23Starting at $2,945Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 01 Jun 23 — Sunday 11 Jun 23Starting at $3,295Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 15 Jun 23 — Sunday 25 Jun 23Starting at $3,835Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 06 Jul 23 — Sunday 16 Jul 23Starting at $3,195Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 13 Jul 23 — Sunday 23 Jul 23Starting at $3,735Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 27 Jul 23 — Sunday 06 Aug 23Starting at $3,715Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 03 Aug 23 — Sunday 13 Aug 23Starting at $3,715Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 31 Aug 23 — Sunday 10 Sep 23Starting at $3,835Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 07 Sep 23 — Sunday 17 Sep 23Starting at $3,295Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 21 Sep 23 — Sunday 01 Oct 23Starting at $3,825Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 05 Oct 23 — Sunday 15 Oct 23Starting at $2,715Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Thursday 26 Oct 23 — Sunday 05 Nov 23Starting at $2,695Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Check Mark Icon Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.


Destination & Sightseeing

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Enjoy reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 28 to August 18 departures
  • Go behind the scenes at one of Scotland’s famous distilleries for a tour and a tasting.
  • Discover 800 years of history as you explore Dunvegan Castle – home to Clan MacLeod for 30 generations.

Trip Highlights:

  • Brodie Castle
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Dunvegan Castle
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Isle of Skye
  • Sheepdog Demonstration
  • Stirling Castle
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Scottish Evening*

*July 28 - August 18 departures

Dining Experiences:

  • 9 Breakfasts (B) and 6 Dinners (D)

*Meal counts vary on Tattoo departures, as the Scottish Evening is replaced with the Tattoo and an independent dinner.

Hotels:

  • Sandman Signature Hotel | Glasgow (2)
  • Balmacara Hotel | near Kyle of Lochalsh (2)
  • Glen Mhor Hotel | Inverness (3)
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh – Queensferry Crossing | near Edinburgh (2)

ITINERARY

Glasgow Panoramic Tour | Welcome Drink
Your tour begins at 2:30 PM at your hotel. Take a panoramic tour of Glasgow, seeing sights like George Square, Kelvingrove Park, the cathedral and the university, all featured in the popular TV series “Outlander”. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining at your hotel.(D)

Whisky Distillery

Glencoe | Eilean Donan Castle
Head into the majestic Highlands and journey by Loch Lomond, across Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, one of Scotland’s most spectacular and beautiful places. Stop for photo opportunities along the route as you continue your journey to the romantic Eilean Donan Castle, before arriving at your hotel on the shore of Loch Alsh.(B, D)

Isle of Skye | Dunvegan 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)

Strathpeffer | Hugh Miller’s Birthplace | Inverness
Begin a scenic drive across the beautiful mountainous landscape of the Highlands, stopping off for photos in Lochcarron, a pretty lakeside village of whitewashed cottages. Visit Strathpeffer for some free time to explore this leafy Victorian spa town with its distinctive architecture. Proceed to Hugh Miller’s Birthplace in Cromarty to discover one of Scotland’s most fascinating 19th-century figures; Miller was a fossil hunter, folklorist, stonemason, geologist, and newspaper editor. Arrive in Inverness, and dine in your hotel.(B, D)

Urquhart Castle | Loch Ness Cruise | Inverness

Cullodden Battlefield Visitor Centre | Elgin | Brodie Castle

Sheepdog Demonstration | Culross Walking Tour
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 going to your hotel near Edinburgh. Enjoy a free evening with time to explore and dine independently.(B)

Panoramic Tour | Holyroodhouse | Edinburgh Castle | Scottish Evening*

Your tour ends after breakfast(B)

Check Mark Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.