Edinburgh & the Castles of Scotland
- Duration: 10 or 12 days
- Group size: 15-38
- Reviews: 232
From its ancient castles to its rolling landscapes and blaring bagpipes, Scotland is undeniably intriguing. With plenty of time to explore, you’ll get your dose of well-known Scottish icons. Then, head a little off the beaten path, moving farther into the untamed Highlands and over craggy hills laden with lochs and Gaelic-speaking villages.
- 8 nights in handpicked hotels
- 8 breakfasts
- 3 dinners with beer or wine
- 5 guided sightseeing tours
- Expert Tour Director & local guides
- Glasgow Cathedral
- Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
- Inveraray Castle
- Urquhart Castle
- Loch Ness
We had a great experience on our tour of Edinburgh and the Castles of Scotland. David our tour director and John our bus driver were the best. David made each day an adventure, was well prepared on all excursions and John made it easy to enjoy. We will use EF Tours for our next adventure.
Tour Director, David Hoole was excellent. Bus driver, John was excellent. Glasgow tour guide, Jenny was excellent. Isle of Skye tour guide, Rosie was excellent. All these people made the trip memorable.
I couldn't have dreamed of a better experience for my first international trip. I was hesitant about being part of a group, thinking that my interests and pace would not mesh. I couldn't have been more wrong, and we were part of a large group! What I found is that the planned activities are very we...
Great trip and highly recommend. Our tour director, David Hoole, was fantastic and would travel with him again. I would recommend going before the month of November. We went in November and it was a bit cold with short days for daylight. Great tour!
This was my first trip with Go ahead and my first over seas trip. I could not be happier with our experience. Our tour Guide David Hoole was absolutely amazing. He made every person feel special and worked extra hard for all of us. Our bus driver John was amazing as well and the best driver we...
Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.
We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
This contemporary hotel is located in the Glasgow city center. Guests enjoy a swimming pool and bar. Nearby, you'll find the Burrell Collection, Royal...
This charming hotel is located in downtown Fort William. Guests enjoy a bar, restaurant options, and a lounge. Nearby you’ll find the West Highland Mu...
This modern hotel is located in the New Town of Edinburgh. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi and a lounge bar. Nearby, you’ll find Edinburgh Castle, Palace of H...
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