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Welcome to Scotland! Your chauffeur will take you on an orientation tour of the city. Then head out for a visit to Stirling Castle. Continue to your hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond, where you’ll relax this evening.

Sample Hotel

Loch Lomond Arms Hotel

Highlights

Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond

Stop at the Commando Memorial, honoring the British Commando Forces, near Fort William. Continue to Loch Ness. Learn about this famous loch and its mysterious monster, Nessie, at the visitor’s center.

Sample Hotel

Rocpool Reserve

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Commando Memorial, Fort William, Loch Ness

Start with a visit to Cawdor Castle, romantically linked by Shakespeare with Macbeth. Then on to visit the battlefields of Culloden, where in 1746 the Jacobite cause, under Bonnie Prince Charlie’s leadership, was crushed.

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Full Breakfast

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Cawdor Castle, Battlefields of Culloden

Visit Blair Castle which dates from 1269 and discover the fascinating stories of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Next is the picturesque town of Pitlochry. You might want to tour the Blair Athol Distillery. Continue to historic St. Andrews, the home of golf.

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Blair Castle , Pitlochry, Blair Athol Distillery, St. Andrews

Start the day with a visit to mighty Edinburgh Castle, dominating the city’s skyline. Take in the highlights of the Scottish capital as you continue to Holyrood Palace. This afternoon enjoy a walking food tour of Edinburgh. If your visit is in August, you might want to attend the spectacular Military Tattoo (August 2-24, 2019).

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace

Bid your Scottish chauffeur a fond farewell. Fly to Ireland (not included in prices shown) and meet your Irish chauffeur. Begin your adventure on the Emerald Isle with a visit to Malahide Castle, dating back to the 14th century.

Sample Hotel

Radisson Blue Royal

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Malahide Castle

Spend the morning discovering the highlights of Dublin. At Trinity College, cross the cobbled courtyard to see the ornate Book of Kells. On to visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Next is the Guinness Storehouse, where you will see how Guinness is brewed.

Sample Hotel

Radisson Blue Royal

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Dublin, Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Guinness Storehouse

Heading south, your first stop today will be a guided tour of the monastic ruins at Glendalough. Continue south to the Viking town of Waterford, now world-renowned for its exquisite crystal. Finally, travel to Cork for your overnight stay at magnificent Hayfield Manor.

Sample Hotel

Hayfield Manor

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Glendalough, Waterford, Cork

The picturesque village of Blarney is home to historic Blarney Castle. Later, continue to Killarney, the “town on the lakes.” It is renowned for its lively pubs and open, cheerful atmosphere, full of what the Irish call “craic!”

Sample Hotel

Aghadoe Heights Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Blarney Castle, Killarney

Travel ‘round the Ring of Kerry, where sea, mountains, and the valleys blend into a landscape that captures the eye and warms the heart. Next ride in a jaunting car (horse-drawn carriage) through Killarney National Park. On to visit Muckross House, a 19th-century Victorian mansion. After your visit, return to Killarney.

Sample Hotel

Aghadoe Heights Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park, Muckross House, Killarney

The Dingle Peninsula stretches 30 miles out into the Atlantic Ocean. Here majestic hills soar over unspoiled valleys, and glittering mountain streams tumble down into lakes. Be sure to stop in the town of Dingle, a market town and fishing port that is also home to a wide variety of pubs.

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle

Heading north, visit the unique Flying Boat Museum at Foynes. Foynes is also the birthplace of Irish coffee, and you’ll want to sample the warming beverage before continuing your travels. Next stop: Dromoland Castle. Dromoland
is one of the most famous baronial castles in Ireland. What better way to end your Irish adventure than living like royalty!

Sample Hotel

Dromoland Castle

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Flying Boat Museum, Foynes

Your chauffeur will transfer you to Shannon Airport, where it is time to bid farewell to your newfound friend and the delightful Emerald Isle. Safe travels!

Meals

Full Breakfast

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What's Included?

Dedicated, private chauffeur, serving as your local expert through the duration of your trip

Private Mercedes vehicle with WiFi for your group of any size

Your selection of hand-selected accommodations from B&B’s to castles, manors and hotels

 

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Your choice of pre-organized sightseeing. Plan your days with your chauffeur at your own pace.

Full breakfast included daily

*Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. CST#2084503-20