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2018 - 13 Day Scottish Isles & Glens
Authentic Local Experiences: Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 28 to August 13 departures. Enjoy dinner on board a ferry as you cruise to the Isles of Orkney. Board the classic and elegant steamship the Sir Walter Scott for a picturesque cruise of Loch Katrine. Trip Highlights: Inverewe Gardens Inverewe Gardens Inverewe Garden is a botanical garden in the Scottish Highlands. It is located just to the north of Poolewe in Wester Ross, and is noted for the breadth of its collection. Isle of Orkney Isle of Orkney Experience island life on the largest island of the Orkneys and enjoy the majestic and historic sights throughout the island. Stay in the capital, Kirkwall, where you will have free time to browse around on your own and dine independently. John o'Groats John o'Groats John o' Groats is a village lying 2.5 miles NE of the village of Canisbay, Caithness, in the far north of Scotland. Kilt Rock Kilt Rock One of these is the magnificent 90 meter Kilt Rock, which looks strikingly similar to a pleated kilt. Made up of basalt columns resting on a sandstone base, one might even say that the colors of the rock formation appear almost tartan. Loch Ness Cruise Loch Ness Cruise This large, deep, freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands is approximately 23 miles long and forms part of the Caledonian Canal. It is the second largest Scottish loch by surface area at 21.8 square miles after Loch Lomond, but due to its great depth, it is the largest by volume. Loch Ness is best known for the alleged sightings of the legendary Loch Ness Monster, also known as "Nessie". Ring of Brodgar Ring of Brodgar The Ring of Brodgar is a Neolithic henge and stone circle about 6 miles north-east of Stromness on the Mainland, the largest island in Orkney, Scotland. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Heart of Neolithic Orkney. Skara Brae Skara Brae These 5,000-year-old ruins are of an incredibly well preserved stone settlement containing an intricate maze of dwellings. The site was revealed in 1850 by a violent storm and is now one of the most famous Neolithic sites in Northern Europe. Urquhart Castle Urquhart Castle Urquhart Castle sits beside Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland. The castle is on the A82 road, 21 kilometres south-west of Inverness and 2 kilometres east of the village of Drumnadrochit. Dining Experiences: Nine dinners including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh Hotels: GB-DRY-WIN Drymen, near Glasgow (2 nights) GB-RSS-THE near Kyle of Lochalsh (2 nights) GB-ULL-TRH Ullapool (1 night) GB-KIO-AYR Kirkwall (2 nights) GB-INV-COL Inverness (2 nights) GB-EDI-AIT Edinburgh (3 nights)
About CIE Tours
We are celebrating 85 years of travel excellence! During this time CIE Tours International has provided travelers with the highest quality vacations to Ireland and Britain and we continue to improve our tours and our services.
Over the years we have built up an enviable reputation for security and reliability with satisfied clients throughout North America. We are members of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA). Both organizations ensure that all members meet stringent standards to protect the traveling public. In addition we set our own high standards for delivering excellent vacations with state-of-the-art luxury coaches; prompt and pleasant customer service; the best hotels; and carefully chosen visits and entertainment.
Our coach tours are fully inclusive with no optional extras to purchase at your destination. You pay one price and we insist that our tour directors focus solely on your enjoyment. Once you pay the deposit, we guarantee our land tour prices. If you prefer to travel independently, we offer self-drive and chauffeur-drive programs for Ireland with a wide range of hotel accommodation, which can be booked in advance, as well as popular B & Bs.
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