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DUBLIN TO EDINBURGH  
12 DAYS FROM $2,369 US
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Scotland Discover the treasures of Ireland and Scotland on your affordable tour from Dublin to Edinburgh. In Dublin's fair city, you'll drive along the statue-lined O'Connell Street and see the elegant Georgian squares with their red-brick townhouses. You'll also see Trinity College and St. Patrick's Cathedral. En route from Dublin to the seaside resort of Tramore, take a stroll through the pretty lanes of Kilkenny, and see the city famous for its Irish crystal-Waterford. In Blarney, home of the fabled Stone of Eloquence, time to browse or buy irresistible Irish handicrafts and crystal. On your way to Killarney, stop for spectacular photo opportunities along the Ring of Kerry. You'll travel to Limerick, the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher, and the cosmopolitan seaside city of Galway. Drive along Donegal Bay, with its small fishing ports and hidden beaches to Derry. Continue to the north coast's awe-inspiring Giant's Causeway-40,000 interlocking basalt columns that were formed by volcanic eruptions some 60 million years ago. An amazing sight!

Next, to Belfast, where the Titanic was built. You'll board a ferry for an Irish Sea crossing to Cairnryan, then on to Glasgow. Your budget-minded travel through Ireland and Scotland delves into the lush and rugged country of Scotland with magical scenes such as the "Bonnie Banks" of Loch Lomond, wild landscapes of Rannoch Moor, Loch Ness, and Scotland's famed whisky region. From the spectacular Cairngorms National Park to the beautiful Victorian resort of Pitlochry, and the home of golf, St. Andrews, you'll cross the elegant Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh for royal Scottish history in the home of historic scientists, inventors, and novelists. Your value-minded tour of Ireland and Scotland is chock-full of priceless experiences, sights, and memories brave and true!

All This. Included.
Adventure is knocking with everything you need for perfectly affordable touring. Your tour includes hand-selected accommodations, guided sightseeing, and seamless transportation between destinations-with value-minded travel lovers in mind. Explore with expert Tour Directors and Local Guides, complimentary headsets, private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free WiFi and an Irish Sea ferry crossing. Enhance your free time to explore like a local with your GO mobile app!
Special departures:
The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on the Bonnie Scotland:
Forth Road Bridge
Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast
Old and New Towns of Edinburgh


Day 1: Dublin
Check into your hotel. In the afternoon, there's time to rest or discover the vibrant Irish capital. Why not end the day with an optional dinner evening at the Guinness Storehouse?

While we include select excursions on your trip, you may wish to explore other options for your free time. Below is a selection of excursions that may be available for purchase on your tour.

Guinness Storehouse Visit and Supper
Discover the history, traditions, and brewing techniques behind one of the world's most popular beer on this fascinating tour, tasting and dinner at Dublin's legendary Guinness Storehouse. 4h 0m


Day 2: Dublin
Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions to start your day in the "Fair City" with an orientation drive along statue-lined O'Connell Street; elegant Georgian squares with their tall red brick townhouses, multi-hued doors and wrought-iron decorated windows; Oscar Wilde's Trinity College; and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The afternoon is free for you to explore at your leisure. Maybe join an optional Irish cabaret evening, including dinner, dance, song, and laughter. (B)

Taylors Irish Cabaret
You won't want to miss this popular outing to the legendary Taylors Irish Cabaret, featuring a delicious dinner, drinks, and outstanding Irish music, dance, and comedy. 4h 10m


Day 3: Kilkenny - Waterford - Tramore
Kilkenny, with its medieval cobblestone streets and Old-World charm, is your first destination today. There is time to stroll through pretty lanes with vibrantly painted houses and enjoy a morning coffee. Continue on to Waterford, famous for its exquisite crystal, before arriving at the seaside resort of Tramore. Before dinner, an optional pub tour might be fun. (B,D)Today's Distance: 128 mi/ 205 km

Tramore Pub Evening
For local Irish flavor, take a scenic drive to a traditional pub with a local musician ready to entertain you and give you wonderful memories of this beautiful country. Two drinks of your choice are included. 2h 0m


Day 4: Blarney - Kenmare - Killarney
The first of today's highlights is Blarney, famous for its Stone of Eloquence, with time at leisure to see the castle and shop for Irish handicrafts and handmade crystal. At Kenmare, join part of the Ring of Kerry, and stop for spectacular photos of the Lakes of Killarney from Ladies View before arriving in the popular resort town of Killarney. (B) Today's Distance: 178 mi/ 293 km

Day 5: Killarney - Adare - Limerick
In Killarney this morning, there is time for an optional horse-drawn jaunting car ride along the National Park lakeshore for pictures of Ross Castle. Then to Adare, renowned as one of Ireland's prettiest towns. Its main street is punctuated with beautiful stone buildings and thatched cottages, medieval monasteries, ruins, and a picturesque village park. On to Limerick and, this evening, consider joining an optional medieval-themed banquet.(B) Today's Distance: 75 mi/ 113 km

Medieval Castle Banquet
Step back in time at an original Irish medieval banquet. Enjoy a 4-course feast with wine, then relax as your medieval hosts dazzle you with unforgettable music and storytelling. 3h 50m

Jaunting Car Ride
A delightful horse-drawn jaunting car ride through Killarney National Park to legendary Ross Castle on the shores of Lough Leane. 1h 10m


Day 6: Galway - Sligo
Breathtaking scenery awaits you today. Start with a visit to the spectacular 668-foot Cliffs of Moher and fantastic views over the Atlantic and Clare coast. Then, cross the limestone plateau of The Burren and stop in Galway, a popular seaside destination and a buzzing cosmopolitan district with vibrant shops, and a busy café and bar culture. Your destination for tonight is Sligo. (B,D) Todays Distance: 178 mi/ 293 km

Day 7: Donegal Bay - Derry - Belfast
Drive along Donegal Bay with its small fishing ports and hidden beaches to Derry, the walled city on the banks of the Foyle River. Continue on to awe-inspiring Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear how millions of years ago, the more than 40,000 interlocking basalt columns were formed. Overnight in the vibrant city of Belfast, where the Titanic was built. (B) Today's Distance: 186 mi/ 300 km

Day 8: Belfast - Alloway - Glasgow
Enjoy a leisurely morning in the capital city of Northern Ireland before boarding the ferry for the Irish Sea crossing to Cairnryan. On your way to Glasgow, stop in Alloway, the birthplace of Scottish poet Robert Burns.(B,D) Today's Distance: 100 mi/ 160 km

Day 9: Loch Lomond - Loch Ness - Culloden Moor
Follow the "Bonnie Banks" of Loch Lomond, and proceed via wild Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, Fort William, beneath Ben Nevis and Fort Augustus. In the afternoon, look out for signs of the mysterious Loch Ness monster, on the way to Culloden Moor where the Jacobite Rising, with Bonnie Prince Charlie at its helm, came to a tragic end at the hands of the Hanoverians. (B,D) Todays Distance: 202 mi/ 325 km

Day 10: Scottish Highlands - Edinburgh
Travel through the spectacular Cairngorms National Park to Pitlochry, the Victorian mountain resort set amongst a beautiful scenery. Then, head to St. Andrews, whose Royal and Ancient Golf Club has given us the rules of golfing. Finally, cross the elegant Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh. A suggestion for this evening: a traditional Scottish night out with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and, of course, the Ceremony of the Haggis.(B) Today's Distance: 176 mi/ 284 km

Scottish Evening
No trip to Scotland is complete without an authentic Scottish evening filled with traditional food, drinks, singers, dancers, bagpipes, and, of course, the unforgettable Ceremony of the Haggis! 4h 0m


Day 11: Edinburgh
A full day to enjoy the Scottish capital. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old "New Town," home to famous scientists, inventors, and novelists. In the "Old Town," visit Edinburgh Castle to admire Scotland's Crown Jewels. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

For departures July 26 & 27 and August 2, 9 & 10 tickets are included for tonight's performance of the world-renowned Military Tattoo.

Royal Yacht Britannia and Dinner
Discover what life was like on board Her Majesty's floating residence during an exciting visit of the Royal Yacht Britannia, followed by dinner with wine at an excellent local restaurant! 5h 0m


Day 12: Edinburgh
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

MEALS
Full breakfast daily and three-course dinners as indicated (B,D)


DEPARTURE DATES
April - October

PRICES
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$2,369 US per person based on double occupancy


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