Best of Ireland and Scotland 2020

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Best of Ireland and Scotland 2020 - Brendan Vacations
Best of Ireland and Scotland 2020 - Brendan Vacations
6 reviews


  • Explore the historic Dublin and go sightseeing in Glasgow
  • Kiss the Blarney Stone and drive along the Ring of Kerry
  • Discover the amazing stones at the Giant's Causeway
  • View Eilean Donan Castle and spot the elusive Nessie
  • Stroll the streets of Edinburgh and visit Edinburgh Castle
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
Brendan Vacations
Start in Dublin and end in Edinburgh! With the discovery tour Best of Ireland and Scotland 2020, you have a 15 day tour package taking you from Dublin to Edinburgh and through Dublin, Ireland and 19 other destinations in Europe. Best of Ireland and Scotland 2020 includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Dublin (2 Nights)
  2. Day 2: Dublin Sightseeing and Free Time
  3. Day 3: Dublin – Kildare – Waterford
  4. Day 4: Waterford – Blarney – Killarney (2 Nights)
  5. Day 5: Ring of Kerry Excursion
  6. Day 6: Killarney – Adare – Galway – Enniscrone
  7. Day 7: Enniscrone – Donegal – Londonderry
  8. Day 8: Londonderry – Giant’s Causeway – Belfast
  9. Day 9: Belfast – Glasgow (2 Nights)
  10. Day 10: Glasgow Orientation
  11. Day 11: Glasgow – Glencoe – Isle of Skye
  12. Day 12: Isle of Skye – Loch Ness – Culloden – Scottish Highlands
  13. Day 13: Scottish Highlands – Pitlochry – St. Andrews – Edinburgh (2 Nights)
  14. Day 14: Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time
  15. Day 15: Depart Edinburgh

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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6 Reviews

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  • Written on November 7, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Glen was very friendly, knowledgeable,& helpful . I enjoyed the music he played & am wondering who was the artist of the version of “Galway Girl” he played on the coach as well as I’m trying to find the specific music ( the chant ) he played of the women... Read more

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  • Best of Ireland and Scotland 2020 reviewer 2
    Written on October 2, 2019
    3.0 - Average

    Our Tour Director, Deanne, and driver Tom were EXCEPTIONAL (SIX STARS!) and turned a mediocre experience to a very good one through their consistently excellent efforts and professional skill. First a point of order: We booked a BRENDAN VACATION. Their... Read more

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  • Written on September 9, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Ed and Nigel, our driver, were outstanding, as were the local experts. Recommend dropping Enniscrone from itinerary. Many of us wondered why we stopped there. It is on a beach but not a pretty one. One should not undertake this kind of a trip if one is... Read more

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  • Written on August 27, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything was great! I would have liked more time at St. Andrews. The breakfasts were terrific! All of the local specialists were top notch. Our two drivers (Alfred and Nigel) were spectacular and safe! I thoroughly enjoyed not having to lug my luggage to... Read more

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  • Written on August 19, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Our First tour and every part of it was fantastic

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  • Best of Ireland and Scotland 2020 reviewer 6
    Written on August 18, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Better hotels , better locations on some, internet on the bus, some extra tours,during business hours should be included, too little free time, waisted time on some things, like ring of Kerry, etc

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Questions & Answers

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    • Can I bring a wheelchair on the tour?

      In most circumstances, you are able to travel with a wheelchair on the tour, as long as you are travelling with someone who’s willing to provide personal assistance to you as the tour guide is unable to do so. Please advise our team of travel experts at the time of booking if you plan to bring a wheelchair to ensure your requirements can be met.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are a single traveller you can either share a room with another traveller of the same gender or if you would prefer your own room you can pay a single supplement to secure a private room for the duration of your tour. To select a single room, please choose this option on your booking page or by contacting our team of travel experts.

    • How many people will be on the tour?

      Each group size can vary depending on the departure however you will usually find an average of 40 to 45 guests per tour.

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    Dublin is the starting point and Edinburgh is the endpoint.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 1,650 km.
    • Dublin (Ireland)
    • 48 km
    • Kildare (Ireland)
    • 102 km
    • Waterford (Ireland)
    • 105 km
    • Blarney (Ireland)
    • 71 km
    • Kerry (Ireland)
    • 32 km
    • Ring of Kerry (Ireland)
    • 32 km
    • Kerry (Ireland)
    • 128 km
    • Galway (Ireland)
    • 105 km
    • Enniscrone (Ireland)
    • 81 km
    • Donegal (Ireland)
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