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Blair Athol Distillery
Scotland

TASTE OF SCOTLAND

From £735 per adult

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February — November

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Immerse yourself in Scottish history and culture while seeing the most popular sights in a short time – a great introduction to Scotland!

Authentic Local Experience:

Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with

reserved seats for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 30 to August 20

departures.

Day 1: Glasgow Highlights :

Tour begins 2:30 PM at your Glasgow hotel. Set out on an introductory tour of central Glasgow –

 a city that flourished in Victorian times due to the shipbuilding industry and international trade.

 Drive around George Square with its ornate City Chambers, and visit Provand’s Lordship, 

Glasgow’s oldest house. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner. (D)

Day 2: Loch Lomond & Loch Ness Cruise :

Travel alongside the famous Loch Lomond, renowned for its unsurpassed beauty. 

Drive across the haunting Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, admiring the wild and spectacular scenery. 

Continue through Fort William and stop at a woollen mill to shop for quality Scottish goods. Embark on

 a short cruise on Loch Ness before heading to Nairn. (B, D)

Day 3: Whisky Tasting & St Andrews :

Visit Blair Athol Distillery to see how whisky is distilled and enjoy a sample. Travel to St Andrews, 

best known as the “Home of Golf.” Take a panoramic drive around and spend some time exploring independently. 

Continue to Edinburgh to your gracious manor house hotel, set on 1,000 acres with two golf courses.

 Enjoy a Scottish evening with traditional cuisine with a lively show of songs, stories, and dancing. (B, D)

Day 4: Edinburgh Castle & City Tour :

Explore the principal sights of central Edinburgh from the bustling Princes Street and through the gracious,

 wide streets of the 200-year-old Georgian “New Town.” Walk along the Royal Mile to see compact 

medieval houses. Visit Edinburgh Castle, perched high above the city on volcanic rock.

 The castle contains the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Scone. The balance of the day is free.

 The July 30 – August 20 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

 on the Castle Esplanade. (B)

Day 5: Tour Ends in Edinburgh :

Tour ends after breakfast. (B)

Hotel:

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

Glasgow Central | Glasgow (1)

Muthu Newton Hotel | Nairn (1)

Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club |

near Edinburgh (2)

Contact details

CIE Tours
10 Park Place
Suite 510
Morristown
NJ
USA
07960
Starting
Glasgow
Length
5
Days
Transport
Coach Driver guide Small coach
Type
Large Group (31+) Medium Group (17-30) Private Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
Ancestry Architecture Castles History Landscapes Whisky

Tour prices

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  • £735 Per Adult
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CIE Tours

The premier tour operator for Scotland, CIE Tours offers fully inclusive and expertly guided tours from coach tours to small group travel and highly curated private itineraries. Over its 86‐year history, CIE Tours has earned a reputation for excellence rooted in its signature Irish hospitality, the genuine warmth and expertise of its guides and hosts, and a talent for fostering lasting friendships. CIE Tours makes it easy for travelers to immerse themselves with exclusive access, authentic experiences, and in‐depth knowledge that, in the spirit of Celtic heritage, often begins with a story.

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Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm EST
Saturday – from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm EST
Sunday – from 10am – 3:00 pm EST

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