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This independent itinerary is customizable around your interests and budget.

Welcome to Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city! You will be met and transferred to your hotel, where you will meet your Brendan Local Host, who will offer you the warmest of welcomes and prepare you for your grand journey. 

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The Scotsman

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Edinburgh

Get to know Edinburgh’s hidden history on the Secrets of the Royal Mile walking tour. This MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience will see you visit Edinburgh’s imposing hilltop castle and explore the Old Town’s labyrinth of alleyways and staircases while your Local Specialist reveals fascinating true stories that will uncover another side of the city and Scotland’s past. 

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The Scotsman

Meals

Full Breakfast

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Edinburgh

Make your way to the train station for the scenic ride north to Inverness at the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Your Local Host will meet you at your hotel later today to give you insights into this exciting location. 

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Inverness Palace Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

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Inverness

Today, embark on an excursion to the wind-swept valleys and dramatic coastlines of the breathtaking Isle of Skye. As you take in the sights, history and stories of this beautiful region, stop at Eilean Donan Castle. This iconic location has been used in many blockbuster films over the years, and no wonder – The castle sits perfectly on an island where three glistening lochs convene making it truly the real-life version of the highland castle from your imagination.

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Inverness Palace Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

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Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan Castle

Head to the train station to board your train bound for Glasgow. Renowned for its culture and style, your Local Host will fill you in on all that’s good and not-to-be-missed while visiting their beloved city. 

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Maldron Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

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Glasgow

From grand Victorian architecture to contemporary street art and thriving museum scene, Glasgow truly has something for everyone. There’s no better way to experience the city than on an included walking tour with a Local Specialist. As you stroll the streets, hear stories of the city’s rich history and culture, see famous landmarks such as St. Mungo’s Cathedral and the People’s Palace, and encounter a few friendly ‘weegies’ along the way. 

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Maldron Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

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Glasgow

Bid farewell to Scotland as you are transferred to Glasgow Airport, where your vacation ends. (Guests can opt to leave from Edinburgh Airport for an additional cost.)

Meals

Full Breakfast

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What's Included?

A Local Host will greet you in each city on arrival and be available 24/7 for support and insider tips

Rail or private car transportation between cities

Your selection of hand-selected accommodations from hotels, manors, and castles. For our full list of hand-selected accommodations please visit our hotel search

Your choice of pre-organized sightseeing, plus an orientation tour or excursion in each city

Full breakfast included daily

*Trip USD Pricing for this itinerary is low $1545, mid $1783 and high $2066 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 03 January, Mid - 01 October, High - 01 July. *Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. CST#2084503-20
 
^Trip CAD Pricing for this itinerary is low $2122, mid $2434 and high $2825 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 02 January, Mid - 01 October, High - 01 July. Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. All prices and itineraries are subject to change until all services have been confirmed and paid in full. For up to date pricing contact your Brendan Vacations Celtic Expert. BN#776064719 | TICO # R50025597 and W50025598