Scottish & Irish Gold Escorted Bus Tour 15 Days Gla/Dub
14 Night Tour From $3,229 pps
This tour starts at Glasgow and ends in Dublin
Attractions on This Tour
Scotland - Glasgow City
Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is located on the River Clyde in the West Central Lowlands. The name derives itself from old English or Gaelic meaning green hollow with the first emergence of the name Glasgow dating from the early 12th century.
Scotland - Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond is famous for its breathtaking scenery, lochside locations, peace and tranquility. Situated within Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the first National Park in Scotland, the loch is just half an hour from Glasgow.
Scotland - The Scottish Highlands
The Scottish Highlands contain some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery, including National Parks and vast areas of unspoilt wilderness and are known for their rich cultural heritage and historical background. The Highlands really is the Scotland of your imagination, a beautiful and inspiring region of ancient landscapes with a fascinating history.
Scotland - Inveraray Castle
Inveraray Castle is located in western Scotland in the county of Argyll and stands on the shores of Loch Fyne. The present structure dates from the 18th century although a castle has stood on the site since the 15th century.
Scotland - Eilean Donan Castle
As one of the most iconic images of Scotland, Eilean Donan is recognised all around the world. Situated on an island at the point where three great sea lochs meet, and surrounded by some majestic scenery, it is little wonder that the castle is now one of the most visited and important attractions in the Scottish highlands.
Scotland - Balmoral Castle
Balmoral Castle is a Royal Residence set on the banks of the River Dee. It is closed to the public between August and october as members of the Royal fanily are often in residence there. Built over 50,000 acres the grounds offer something for everyone from guided walks to a local safari.
Scotland - Glamis Castle
Glamis Castle is the ancestral home of the Earls of Strathmore as well as being the birth place of her majesty the Queen, The Queen mother and Princess Margaret. Within the literary world it is also famous as it provides the setting for Shakespeare's Macbeth. Throughout the year there are lots of events from Highland Games to musical performances.
Scotland - Edinburgh
Scotland's capital city is a UNESCO World heritage Site that offers everything from major festivals to major castles and palaces.
Scotland - Edinburgh Castle
One of the highlights of the great city of Edinburgh is Edinburgh Castle. Ideally placed overlooking the town the castle is home to the Scottish crown jewels as well as providing stunning views over the city.
Belfast City, County Antrim
The city of Belfast is divided into four distinct quarters: the Gaeltacht Quarter, the Cathedral Quarter, the Queen’s Quarter and the Titanic Quarter. One after another you’ll be won over by the unique characteristics in each. Although you’ll find diversity in the architecture and the types of attractions in each of these quarters, at their cores you’ll find the same charismatic nature and welcoming charm of the people who live in this fantastic city.
Titanic Belfast, Belfast City
Titanic Belfast is a must see on any visit to Belfast or Northern Ireland. Located in the heart of Belfast, right beside the historic site where the world famous ship was built, this iconic structure offers a truly unique visitor experience. Over six floors you’ll be brought on a state-of-the-art journey through the story of the Titanic and its rich ties with the city of Belfast, from her first conception in the early 1900’s, through to her construction, launch and her famous maiden voyage, which would tragically become her last.
Dublin, the capital city of Ireland is an exciting blend of the old and new. You can walk in the footsteps of Wilde in Georgian Dublin, pass by the windmill studios where U2 lay down their world famous tracks and stand in the place where President Barack Obama in 2011 uttered those famous words in the tongue of his ancestors - Is feidir linn – Yes we can!
Clonmacnoise, County Offaly
Clonmacnoise (pronounced in Irish: Cluain Mhic Nois, “meadow of the sons of Nos”) is a monastic site overlooking the River Shannon in County Offaly. The extensive ruins include a cathedral, castle, round tower, numerous churches, two important high crosses, and a large collection of early Christian grave slabs (the last two on display in the excellent site museum).
Galway City, County Galway
Galway is Ireland's 4th largest city and a hugely popular tourist destination for both Irish and international visitors. The city is vibrant with festivals and events constantly on. There is also a lot cultural interest with literary ties to a number of Ireland's great writers. The local people are incredibly friendly and will help ensure a stop here will never be forgotten.
Connemara Region, County Galway
Connemara (in Irish: Conamara), which derives from Conmhaicne Mara (meaning: descendants of Con Mhac, of the sea), is a district in the west of Ireland comprising of a broad peninsula between Killary Harbour and Kilkieran Bay in the west of County Galway or south west Connacht. The Conmhaicne Mara were a branch of the Conmhaicne, an early tribal grouping that had a number of branches located in different parts of Connacht.
Killary Fjord, County Galway
Killary Harbour/An Caoláire Rua is a fjord located in the West of Ireland in the heart of Connemara which forms a natural border between counties Galway and Mayo. It is 16 km (9.94 mi) long and in the centre over 45 m (148 ft.) deep. It is one of three glacial fjords that exist in Ireland, the others being Lough Swilly and Carlingford Lough.
Kylemore Abbey, County Galway
Known as Ireland’s most romantic Castle, Kylemore Abbey, located in Connemara, Co. Galway is the No.1 tourist attraction in the West of Ireland. Perfect for a family day out and easily accessible from Galway or Mayo, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden offers visitors scenic photographic opportunities as well as woodland walks, garden tours, fascinating history, beautiful architecture, ample shopping in the craft shop and tempting homemade delights in the restaurant and tea rooms.
Cliffs of Moher, County Clare
The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's top Visitor attractions in County Clare. The Cliffs are 214m high at the highest point and range for 8 kilometres over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of Clare. O'Brien's Tower stands proudly on a headland of the majestic Cliffs. From the Cliffs one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, as well as The Twelve Pins, the Maum Turk Mountains in Connemara and Loop Head to the South.
Killarney, County Kerry
Killarney is the perfect gateway to explore all that Kerry has to offer. During the summer months the town is very busy as people explore the Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park and many other attractions.
Muckross House and Gardens, County Kerry
Situated in the Killarney National Park, Muckross House and Gardens are among the most popular of Irish visitor attractions, with the house itself situated close to the shores of Muckross Lake.Muckross House was built for Henry Arthur Herbert and his wife with building commenced in 1839 and completed in 1843. Today the principal rooms of the house are furnished in period style and portray the elegant lifestyle of the 19th Century landowning class.
Ring of Kerry, County Kerry
The Ring of Kerry, also known as the Iveragh Peninsula is part of a mythical and unspoilt region in the south west of Ireland that has been attracting visitors for hundreds of years. The area is full of spectacular attractions and it’s natural beauty makes it the perfect center for outdoor pursuits such as golf, cycling, walking, water-sports and fishing.
Skellig Experience Centre, County Kerry
In the Skellig Experience Center you can experience many aspects of the offshore Skellig islands while remaining on the dry land, in a custom built, stone clad, grass roofed, prize winning building located right on the waterfront beside the Valentia Island bridge at Valentia, County Kerry!
Blarney Castle, County Cork
Blarney Castle was built nearly six hundred years ago by one of Ireland's greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy, and has been attracting attention beyond Munster ever since. Over the last few hundred years, millions have flocked to Blarney, making it a world landmark and one of Ireland's greatest treasures.
Waterford City, County Waterford
Waterford City is Ireland's oldest city dating back to 914 AD. The city has a rich history with direct connections to the Vikings and the Normans. It is also home to one of Ireland's most famous exports, Waterford Crystal.
Waterford Crystal, County Waterford
The iconic House of Waterford Crystal in the heart of Waterford city, comprises of a brand new manufacturing facility, visitor centre and retail outlet. Visitors can enjoy all aspects of the manufacturing process through the factory tour and learn about both historical and contemporary production techniques through direct interaction with the craftsmen and the audiovisual materials.
Dunbrody Ship, County Wexford
Dunbrody was a 19th Century three masted sailing ship that brought many emigrants from Ireland to North America during and after the Great Famine. The Visitor Experience provides a unique insight into a period of history which shaped modern day Ireland and America. You will, first of all, view a 9 minute audio-visual presentation which gives the historic background to the Great Famine, and the reason why so many people were forced to emigrate on sailing ships like Dunbrody to America in the mid 19th Century.