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Best of Ireland & Scotland (Classic, 14 Days) - Insight Vacations

Best of Ireland & Scotland (Classic, 14 Days)

14 days
4.7
(16)
From Dublin to Edinburgh
Tour Operator:
Insight Vacations
Max group size:
40
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
93231
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Highlights

  • See the stunning Dublin Castle and Edinburgh Castle
  • Visit one of Europe’s finest Japanese Gardens in Kildare
  • Experience the spectacular scenery of the Ring of Kerry
  • Savour freshly-made Scottish tea at the Ardgowan Estate
  • Cruise the Loch Ness and soak up the incredible scenery

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Itinerary

Start in Dublin and end in Edinburgh! With the In-depth Cultural tour Best of Ireland & Scotland (Classic, 14 Days), you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Dublin, Ireland and 23 other destinations in Europe. Best of Ireland & Scotland (Classic, 14 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Dublin
  2. Day 2: In Dublin’s Fair City
  3. Day 3: Kildare and Cork
  4. Day 4: Blarney Castle and Killarney Relaxed Start
  5. Day 5: Ring of Kerry Experience Relaxed Start
  6. Day 6: The Cliffs of Moher
  7. Day 7: Glorious Galway to Sligo Bay Relaxed Start
  8. Day 8: Walk in the Giant’s Steps
  9. Day 9: High Tea at Ardgowan Estate Relaxed Start
  10. Day 10: Glencoe and Loch Ness
  11. Day 11: A Highlands Experience Relaxed Start
  12. Day 12: St. Andrews and Edinburgh
  13. Day 13: Scotland’s Capital of Culture
  14. Day 14: Farewell Edinburgh
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport

Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.5
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  • G
    · October 22nd, 2022
    The tour was great, first class. Insight is exceptional! Greg Colgin, our tour director was absolutely the best. He and our driver, Raymond added much more to the trip than we can express. We would love to travel with Greg again. The extras that he... Show more
    Trip date: September 2022
  • J
    · October 14th, 2022
    I have travelled with Insights a couple of times and we found Greg to be pretty fantastic. We found him to meet our expectations even before we needed something, be perceptive and very accommodating. His knowledge of the locations was beyond our... Show more
    Trip date: September 2022
  • B
    · October 3rd, 2022
    Greg was exceptional! He is passionate about these counties and a wealth of historical knowledge which enhanced the trip. His extra little stops were wonderful. I really loved the music played, and the extra treats ! I definitely would travel with Greg... Show more
    Trip date: September 2022
  • L
    · October 3rd, 2022
    Greg was wonderful he provided laughter, education and a pleasant coach environment. He went out of his way to find me a special gift for my husband. I would travel with Greg again.
    Trip date: September 2022
  • M
    · September 20th, 2022
    Our trip experience was ogreatly enhanced by Greg Colgin. His knowledge of Ireland and Scotland was remarkable. He made the trip so enjoyable with his infectious laugh, courteous manner and just a wonderful guide. Only wish we could request him on... Show more
    Trip date: September 2022
  • J
    · September 17th, 2022
    Greg, along with many travel directors, is very professional and makes sure that your trip runs smoothly. However, Greg goes far beyond that. Along with his encyclopedic knowledge and unique insights into the culture and the history of the countries,... Show more
    Trip date: August 2022
  • B
    · September 14th, 2022
    Best Tour Guide ever! There were several unexpected challenges on our trip. Greg handled them calmly and made them almost seamless to the travelers. He is very knowledgeable regarding the area, enthusiastic, and fun. A very good communicator, so we... Show more
    Trip date: September 2022
  • C
    · September 14th, 2022
    Loved the trip. Had a great time. Everybody so helpful and friendly. Would do this again with no hesitation.
    Trip date: September 2022
  • RH
    · September 7th, 2022
    I loved the tour. The group and tour leaders were welcoming! Dave was super knowledgeable about the two major countries that we visited. He encourage us to become more inspired by the struggle of Irishman and the ongoing battle between the red coats and... Show more
    Trip date: July 2022
  • S
    · June 20th, 2022
    Excellent guide, very informative and pointed out the wonders of each area we visited. The little treats along the way made the drives so much better. We all loved the unexpected cookies or ice cream as well as a taste of special liquor’s of the area.... Show more
    Trip date: June 2022

Dates & Availability

14 days
Best of Ireland & Scotland (Classic, 14 Days)
From Dublin to Edinburgh
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