Scottish & Irish Dream Escorted Bus Tour 13 Days Gla/Shan
12 Night Tour From $2,664 pps
This tour starts in Glasgow Scotland and ends in Shannon, Ireland
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.
Titanic Tours, Belfast City
When RMS Titanic sailed away from Southampton on her maiden voyage on April 10th, 1912, she was hailed as ‘the new wonder of the world’. A remarkable feat of Edwardian engineering and craftsmanship, she was the largest and most luxuriously appointed ship ever to sail the seas, and despite her tragic sinking she remains a source of enduring pride in the city where she was built - Belfast.
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!
Trinity College and the Book of Kells, Dublin City
Trinity College is Ireland's oldest university. It was founded by Queen Elizabeth I in 1592. Due to its picturesque setting and the famous people connected with it - Oscar Wilde studied here - Trinity College is one of the city's main tourist attractions.
Merry Ploughboys Traditional Irish Music Night, County Dublin
This traditional pub in Dublin is the only pub in Ireland owned and managed by musicians, and it is the 'hands on' approach from the owners that makes every visit to the Merry Ploughboy a memorable and entertaining experience. The Merry Ploughboys show (which takes place nightly at the pub) is now in it's 22nd year making it the longest running show in Ireland hosted continuously by the same performers and the highlight of many people's trip to Ireland The show itself is a highly entertaining performance of live traditional Irish Music, Song and Irish Dancing.
Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary
The Rock of Cashel (Carraig Phádraig), more formally known as St. Patrick’s Rock is reputedly the site where a conversation ensued between Aenghus-King of Munster and St. Patrick in the 5th Century AD.
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.
Blarney Woollen Mills, County Cork
The Blarney Woollen Mills were built in 1823 and originally went by the name Mahony’s Mills. It was a great source of employment for the people of Blarney and the surrounding areas, producing tweeds and woollens of an excellent quality for sale both and home and abroad. Today the Blarney Woollen Mills is Ireland’s largest Irish gifts store, stocking an extensive range of Ireland’s finest home grown products. At the store you’ll find Waterford Crystal, Belleek Fine china, Royal Tara, Celtic Jewellery and not forgetting the infamous Aran Sweaters.
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.
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!
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.
Bunratty Banquet, County Clare
Bunratty Castle, built in the 15th Century by the Earl of Thomond, stands on the banks of the Rathy River in Clare. During his rule, the Earl was known for hospitality and regularly lavished his guests with entertainment. The Bunratty Medieval Banquet is now held twice nightly throughout the year harking back to the Earl’s extravagant banquets.