Arrive Glasgow

Tour begins 6:00 PM. A transfer is included from Glasgow International Airport to one of hotels in the heart of the city: the Principal Blythswood Square Hotel, Glasgow, the Dakota Deluxe Hotel, or the Principal Grand Hotel, Glasgow....


Explore Glasgow and embark Le Champlain

A tour of city sights includes the Glasgow Cathedral and Necropolis, George's Square, Buchanan Street, the Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, and Princes Square. This afternoon, visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, one of the city's most popular attractions,...


Isle of Eagles and Isle of Monks

Arrive in Iona, an island known for its spiritual peace and mystical beauty. Saint Columba journeyed here from Ireland in 563 to found an abbey that became a center of learning, and a base for spreading Christianity throughout Scotland; Iona Abbey...


The Isle of Skye... castles and storybook landscapes

Known in Gaelic as "isle of mist," Skye is steeped in Celtic and Norse legend, a land of faerie glens, storybook mountains, and otherworldly landscapes that seem to spring from Tolkien's Middle Earth. At Portree, a fishing town in a harbor sheltered...


Lochs, brochs and standing stones

The Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides offers a dreamlike landscape of windy rolling hills, moors, vivid colors, and dramatic, rugged shores. Dock in the town of Stornoway, founded by Vikings in the 9th century, and take your choice of excursions. ...


Orkney Archipelago... seabirds and Bronze Age monuments

The Orkney archipelago belonged to Norway until 1468 when the king of Norway gave them to the king of Scotland as collateral for a loan. When Norway tried to repay the loan, Scotland wouldn't give the islands back. But after all, who would? Arrive...


Treasure of the Shetland Islands

The Shetland Islands are an archipelago of more than a hundred  windswept  islands, of which only 16 are inhabited; the rest are havens for wildlife. Towns and villages are few, but there are thousands of archaeological sites throughout the...


Inverness: Cairns and Cawdor Castle

Arrive this afternoon at Inverness on the Scottish mainland, where you have a choice of shore excursions. Drive outside the city for a walking tour of the Clava Cairns of Bulnuaran, well-preserved prehistoric grave monuments in a tranquil woodland...


A day well spent in Edinburgh

Under the watch of its lofty clifftop castle, Edinburgh rambles over rocky hills beside the sea, inviting you into its captivating maze of crooked medieval streets, cozy passages, avenues, shops, pubs, townhouses, and monumental palaces.  Disembark...


Private visit aboard the royal yacht and Edinburgh Castle

First up today – a private early visit aboard Britannia, Queen Elizabeth II's royal yacht, now retired from service and berthed at Leith; the ship logged over a million miles around the world between 1954 and 1997. Discover what life...


Journey home

Tour ends Edinburgh, Scotland.  Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from the Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Hotel, the Balmoral Hotel, or the Principal Edinburgh George Street Hotel to Edinburgh Airport or the Edinburgh...

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