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We all have our passions... Food, wine, art, history, music, and more. At Maritime Travel, we design our own exclusive, specialty tours adventures with this in mind. Graciously escorted, intimate, and worry-free experiences provide an opportunity to embrace your passions in the world's most fascinating destinations. Imaginative itineraries, lots of free time, expert hosts, personal attention, and loads of extras combine to provide our most discerning guests with a trip of a lifetime. Indulge your passion on one of our specialty tours below.



Scottish Dream!

Oct 14, 2020 - Oct 21, 2020


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October 14-21, 2020 • 8 Days/7 Nights • 7 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners

Have you always wanted to visit beautiful Scotland and learn about your Scottish heritage? Want to travel with an escorted group?

Discover the majesty of Scotland on this escorted tour with our very own April MacDonald, Manager, Maritime Travel Sussex!

This breathtakingly beautiful, friendly and dynamic country has so much to offer visitors: epic history, a distinctive Gaelic cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and storied great cities.


Authentic Local Experiences:

Immerse yourself in farm life to see how a farmer works with highly skilled dogs to herd sheep.

Trip Highlights:

Blair Athol Distillery • Blair Castle • Culloden Battlefield • Edinburgh Castle • Cruise on Loch Lomond • Inveraray Castle • Isle of Skye • Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum • St Andrews

Hotels:

Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor - Glasgow (1 night) • Isles of Glencoe Hotel - Ballachulish (1 night) • Muthu Newton Hotel - Nairn (1 night) • Atholl Palace Hotel - Pitlochry (2 nights) • Macdonald Holyrood Hotel - Edinburgh (2 nights). Or alternate hotel of similar quality.


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Gateway Mall - Sussex 
(506) 433-3377 • 42@maritimetravel.ca



Price quoted is per person, based on double occupancy, tax included, land only. A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is due at time of booking. Final payment is due August 7, 2020. Travel insurance is highly recommended. A valid Passport is required. Airfare is extra and can be quoted at a later date. A minimum of 16 passengers is required to guarantee an escort.

Itinerary

Day 1 - GLASGOW CITY TOUR
Tour begins at 2:30 PM at your Glasgow hotel. Set out on a tour of central Glasgow’s highlights including red sandstone Victorian buildings, delightful parks, Glasgow Cathedral, and the River Clyde, once important for shipbuilding. Visit the extensive and varied art collections in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Chat with your tour director and fellow travelers over a welcome drink. The evening is free for you to dine independently.

Day 2 - LOCH LOMOND CRUISE & INVERARAY CASTLE
Embark on a short cruise of Loch Lomond to appreciate the beauty of this famous loch and admire panoramic views. Browse around the town of Inveraray and have lunch on your own before taking a guided tour of Inveraray Castle, featured in “Downton Abbey”. Journey across Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, often considered one of Scotland’s most spectacular and beautiful places. Continue to Ballachulish on the shore of Loch Leven. (B, D)

Day 3 - ISLE OF SKYE & LOCH NESS
Travel on the scenic "Road to the Isles", stopping for photos at the Glenfinnan Monument. Ferry to the Isle of Skye to visit the Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle, taking some free time for lunch. Back on the mainland, stop for photos and some free time at the famous Eilean Donan Castle, and travel along the shores of Loch Ness. End the day at your hotel in Nairn, a lovely manor house set on spacious grounds near the North Sea. (B, D)

Day 4 - CULLODEN BATTLEFIELD & SHEEPDOG TRIALS
A short distance from Nairn is the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre where the British government forces defeated the army of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, popularly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie. Walk around the moorland and the visitor center. Continue through majestic Highland scenery to a local farm for a demonstration of trained dogs herding sheep. Travel through the high peaks of the Grampian Mountains to your gracious manorstyle hotel near Pitlochry. (B, D)

Day 5 - BLAIR CASTLE & WHISKY TASTING
Visit Blair Castle, home of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Delve into the history of Mary, Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie, and how Queen Victoria's famous stay led to the creation of Europe's only private army, the Atholl Highlanders. Go behind the scenes at Blair Athol Distillery for a tour and sample of the finished product. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the gardens, hotel museum, or browsing around Pitlochry. (B, D)

Day 6 - GLAMIS CASTLE & ST ANDREWS
Travel through lush countryside to visit Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of “Macbeth” and childhood home of the late Queen Mother. This majestic building is filled with priceless artifacts and furnishings. Head to St Andrews, the “Home of Golf,” to see the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the Old Course. Enjoy free time to browse around the medieval town. In Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, enjoy a traditional Scottish evening with dinner, haggis, bagpipes, kilts, and Highland dancing. (B, D)

Day 7 - EDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR
Explore Edinburgh to compare and contrast the wide streets and elegant mansions of the Georgian 200-year-old “New Town” with the narrow lanes and medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile, the oldest part of the city. Tour the imposing Edinburgh Castle with its splendid views of the city. The rest of the day is free for independent exploring, shopping, and dining. August 2 – 23 departures enjoy the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B)

Day 8 - TOUR ENDS IN EDINBURGH
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)