Irish Jig & Scottish Fling

Discover the magic of Ireland & Scotland on this fascinating tour. Visiting Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, Edinburgh and Glascow. Shop for Waterford crystal. Experience the Land of bagpipes and highland flings. Meet Locals and delight in their stories. Wander through historic Edinburgh Castle, cruise on Loch Ness and maybe even sample some local whiskey

HIGHLIGHTS

Full day Local Guide in:
• Dublin,
• Galway,
• Belfast and Glasgow.

Half day Local Guide in:
• Cork,
• Kilkenny,
• Inverness,
• St Andrews and
• Edinburgh.

Entrance Fees to:
• Guinness/Jameson in Dublin,
• Trinity College and
• Barney Castle.

Loch Ness Cruise.
Ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan

Please contact Sue at Stonestreest Travel to register for a brochure.

 

Departing
01/10/2020
Duration
18 Days
Maximum Tour Size
12
Physical Rating
Medium
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Day 1                                               Dublin (D)                                              01 October 2020
Upon arrival at the airport, collect your luggage and meet your driver who will be waiting at the arrivals hall in Dublin. Transfer to the hotel for checkin. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner at a restaurant nearby our hotel
Overnight in Dublin at a central location

Day 2                                              Dublin Sightseeing (B)                          02 October 2020
This morning tour around Dublin situated on a bay on the East Coast of Ireland, at the mouth of the River Liffey. Included in our sightseeing tour today is a visit to the world famous Guinness Factory / and one of the many
Whisky Distillery’s , see the Book of Kells an illuminated manuscript of the four Gospels of the New Testament written in 9th Century . This book is located at Trinity College in the Heart of Dublin. Molly Malone Statue which
depicts a fictional fishmonger and the star of a well known song. Find your own dinner tonight at one of the many pubs located around your hotel.  Overnight Dublin.

Day 3                                              Dublin – Galway (B)                          03 October 2020
Half day free at leisure in Dublin – you might like to take a walk along the River Liffey or even visit one of the many cultural museums and there is always shopping. In the afternoon, depart Dublin for Galway. On arrival
in Galway relax before finding a nearby restaurant or pub for music and dinner.    Overnight in Galway

Day 4                                              Galway (B)                                           04 October 2020
Today enjoy a day tour of Galway. The central part of the city is 18th century Eyre Square, It’s a popular meeting spot surrounded by traditional pubs and live Irish folk music. It’s a great place to come back at night
and soak up the atmosphere. On your tour you will see Galway Cathedral with its expansive Green Dome, Spanish Arch and learn the history of this fascinating town. Overnight in Galway.

Day 5                                     Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Galway (B)      05 October 2020
After breakfast travel to The Cliffs of Moher which are located in County Clare- they run for about 14 kilometres. You can walk in the designated areas and their towering heights and crashing waves are a Natural Masterpiece.
Return to Galway where you can relax and wander Eyre square. Overnight in Galway

Day 6                                     Galway – Cork (B)                                        06 October 2020
Travel to Cork through the rolling green hills, dotted with white sheep. Little villages and streams. The scenery is truly spectacular. This afternoon you will tour Cork with its remnants of the old Medieval town whilst being
quite a cosmopolitian city. It has great food and lovely walks- Cork is on an island in the middle of the River lee.
Overnight in Cork.

Day 7                   Cork – Blarney Castle – Waterford – Kilkenny (B)      07 October 2020
Our departure today will be to Kilkenny via Blarney Castle the home of the Blarney stone (said to give you the gift of the gab should you kiss it. Built nearly 600 years ago it is a much loved tourist attraction. Travel on to
Waterford – home of the Waterford Crystal which has been manufacturing since late 1700’s. You will have a chance to visit the showroom and marvel at the crystal on display. Overnight in Kilkenny.

Day 8                                       Kilkenny – Belfast (Via Dublin) (B)          08 October 2020
After breakfast a longer journey today- but you will be able to relax and enjoy the wonderful scenery and wonder how can it be so green.. It is truly the Emerald Isle. There will be a lunch stop near Dublin and the travel to
Belfast. You will be close by the many Restaurants and pubs Overnight in Belfast.

Day 9                                              Belfast (B/D)                                       09 October 2020
Today we have a tour of Belfast Northern Irelands capital. It was the birthplace of the RMS Titanic which struck an iceberg and sunk in 1912. You will see Belfast Castle built in 1870, Belfast City Hall, Ulster Museum
with its 9000 years of Irish Culture and history. After the tour you may wish to go back and visit the Titanic Museum. Farewell dinner to Ireland tonight. Overnight in Belfast.

Day 10                   Belfast – Stranraer (Ferry) – Glasgow (B/D)           10 October 2020
Take the ferry from Belfast to Stranraer crossing the Irish Sea. Upon arrival, transfer to Glasgow for your overnight stay. Time to relax before your Welcome dinner tonight. Overnight in Glasgow.

Day 11                                          Glasgow (B)                                        11 October 2020
Today enjoy a day tour of Glasgow. Glasgow is a port city on the River Clyde in Scotland’s western Lowlands. It boasts many museums and galleries, historic City Chambers, Glasgow Cathedral situated beside one of the most
significant cemeteries in Europe “The Necropolis” . And of course the many distillery’s. Overnight in Glasgow.

Day 12                        Glasgow – Loch Lomond – Fort William (B)      12 October 2020
Today, depart Glasgow for Fort William. Stop en-route at Loch Lomond in Southern Scotland. The surrounding highlands area home to red deer and oak woodlands. The craggy Ben Lomond Mountain is on the eastern
shores. You will see little stone cottages and the beautiful shores of Loch Lomond. Travelling through to Fort William you will see the Nevis range Mountain Resort and this area is for lovers of the outdoors. It’s a beautiful
setting on the shores of Loch Linnhe.  Overnight in Fort William.

Day 13                 Fort William – Loch Ness Cruise – Inverness (B)       13 October 2020
We leave Fort William for Inverness. Stop en-route for a Loch Ness cruise. Sail on the beautiful still Loch with its majestic views, enjoying the peacefulness of the surrounds. Look out for Nessie. Enjoy your late afternoon before
discovering some Scottish pub where you can have dinner. Overnight in Inverness.

Day 14                                      Inverness – Aberdeen (B/L)                      14 October 2020
Today, enjoy a tour of Inverness including lunch. It’s the largest city in the Scottish Highlands. Visit the Old town with its 18th Century Old high Church, 19th Century Cathedral and Iindoor Victorian market and after
lunch depart for Aberdeen. You will have a short tour of Aberdeen famous for its granite buildings. Its is an International City and one of the largest in Scotland. Overnight in Aberdeen.

Day 15                        Aberdeen – St. Andrews – Edinburgh (B)                15 October 2020
After breakfast depart Aberdeen for St. Andrews. Upon arrival you can visit the famous Golf course, nearby st Andrews Castle w with its medieval bottle dungeon Close to the castle is the University of St Andrews founded
in 1413. Depart for Edinburgh for your overnight stay. Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 16                                              Edinburgh (B)                                        16 October 2020
Explore the elegant town of Edinburgh home to beautiful gardens , Holyrood park with sweeping views and Calton Hill. A visit to Edinburgh is a visit to the wonder Edinburgh Castle..with fascinating
Stories and of course the Edinburgh Tattoo. Walk the royal mile and wonder at the beautiful buildings of Edinburgh. Today is the day you might just findthat special Tartan you have been looking for. Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 17                                               Edinburgh (B/D)                                     17 October 2020
Today is free at leisure to relax or explore at your own pace. Farewell dinner to Scotland tonight.
Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 18                      END OF IRISH JIG and SCOTTISH FLING (B)              18 October 2020
After breakfast, transfer to the Airport for your departure flight home or travel to London to join the London extension.

Inclusions

  • Bus as per program (1 Bus for Ireland and another for Scotland).
  • All coach and driver’s expenses.
  • 17 nights’ Accommodation in 3* and 4* hotels.
  • Breakfast daily at hotels.
  • Welcome Dinner in Dublin.
  •  Farewell Dinner in Belfast.
  • Welcome Dinner in Glasgow.
  • Farewell Dinner in Edinburgh.
  • 2 x Lunches.
  • Full day Local Guide in Dublin, Galway, Belfast and Glasgow.
  • Half day Local Guide in Cork, Kilkenny, Inverness, St Andrews and Edinburgh.
  • • Entrance Fees to: Guinness/Jameson in Dublin, Trinity
  • College and Barney Castle.
  • Loch Ness Cruise.
  • Ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan (Clients will go on foot on the ferry - No bus).

Not Included

  • Drinks during meals.
  • Porterage.
  • Any meals not listed above.
  • Any local guides or entrance fees not listed above.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips for drivers and local guides
  • International Airfares
  • Transfer Edinburgh/London
Departing
01/10/2020
Duration
18 Days
Maximum Tour Size
12
Physical Rating
Medium
Need Flights?
Please contact us
Price
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