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Celebration Concert Tours International

The Best of Scotland & Ireland 2020

About Tour

Hosts

  Phil & Sheri Barfoot, Hosts


 Ministry

  • CONCERTS & MINISTRY at GILES CATHEDRAL, ST. ANNES CATHEDRAL and CORREYMEELA!
  • LEAD WORSHIP at a LOCAL CHURCH in BELFAST!
  • PERFORM at CHRISTCHURCH CATHEDRAL in DUBLIN!

Highlights

  • EXPERIENCE the SIGHTS AND SOUNDS of EDINBURGH, BELFAST, DUBLIN, COUNTY WICKLOW, and GALWAY including TRINITY COLLEGE, THE TITANIC BELFAST EXPERIENCE, O’CONNELL STREET, HA’PENNY BRIDGE, KYLEMORE ABBEY, KING JOHN CASTLE, GLENDALOUGH and PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL!
  • ENJOY the UNPARALLELED BEAUTY of the SCOTTISH and IRISH COUNTRYSIDES, including GIANT’S CAUSEWAY and CLIFFS OF MOHER!
  • INDULGE in the fine CUISINE and UNIQUE shopping experiences that IRELAND and SCOTLAND have to offer!

Singers and Non-Singers Welcome!

 


Invitation Video (CLICK HERE)


Daily Itinerary

(Subject to change)

Monday, June 15th

  • Depart the US for overnight flight to Edinburgh (EDI)

Tuesday, June 16th

  • Morning arrival into Edinburgh
  • Welcome by our CCT Staff and local guides
  • Transfer into Edinburgh
  • Tour the “Royal Mile,” including Castle Hill, Lawnmarket, High Street & Canongate
  • Depart for hotel for check-in
  • Welcome Dinner at hotel (included)
  • Orientation and brief rehearsal

Wednesday, June 17th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit the medieval and Georgian districts
  • Tour Palace of Holyroodhouse (the Queen’s official residence)
  • Tour Edinburgh Castle
  • Lunch on your own
  • Concert at St. Giles Cathedral
  • Dinner on your own
  • Evening free

Thursday, June 18th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Transfer to Leith
  • Tour the Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Afternoon free
  • Lunch on your own
  • Return to Edinburgh
  • Dinner on your own
  • Evening free

Friday, June 19th

  • Breakfast and check-out of hotel
  • Depart for the Port of Stranraer
  • Ride ferry to Northern Ireland
  • Arrive at the Port of Belfast
  • Concert at St. Anne’s Cathedral
  • Lunch on your own
  • Tour Belfast City Centre and the Titanic Belfast Exhibition
  • Check-in to the hotel
  • Dinner at a local restaurant (included)

 Saturday, June 20th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart for Giant’s Causeway
  • Lunch on your own
  • Depart for Correymeela
  • Concert at Correymeela Community
  • Depart for Belfast
  • Dinner on your own
  • Evening free

Sunday, June 21st

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Check-out of hotel
  • Depart for local church
  • Lead worship and concert at a local church
  • Depart for Dublin
  • Lunch on your own
  • Tour Dublin City Center including Ha’Penny Bridge, O’Connell Street, the historic Post Office, the elegant Customs House and Georgian Dublin
  • Visit the Irish Emigration Museum
  • Check-in to hotel
  • Dinner on your own
  • Evening free

Monday, June 22nd

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart for continued Dublin sightseeing
  • Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Late morning concert at Christchurch Cathedral
  • Lunch on your own
  • Visit Trinity College and the Old Library
  • Dinner on your own
  • Evening free

Tuesday, June 23rd

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart for County Wicklow
  • Walking tour of County Wicklow
  • Lunch on your own
  • Return to Dublin
  • Tour the Guinness Storehouse
  • Farewell Dinner (included)

Wednesday, June 24th (Non-Extension)

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Check-out of hotel
  • Depart for airport (Dublin Airport - DUB)
  • Check-in at airport for return flights to USA
  • Arrival back in USA

Wednesday, June 24th (Extension Only)

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Check-out of hotel
  • Depart for Limerick
  • Visit King Johns Castle and free time to explore
  • Lunch on your own
  • Continue on to Galway
  • Visit Cliffs of Moher – 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean
  • Walking tour of Galway, including the famous Spanish Arch and the Church of St. Nicholas
  • Check-in to hotel in Galway
  • Dinner at hotel (included)

Thursday, June 25th (Extension Only)

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart for Connemara National Park
  • Visit Kylemore Abbey
  • Return to Galway
  • Lunch and dinner on your own
  • Afternoon & evening free

Friday, June 26th (Extension Only)

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Check-out of hotel
  • Depart for airport (Dublin Airport (DUB) or Shannon Airport ((SNN) – TBD))
  • Check-in at airport for return flights to USA
  • Arrival back in USA

What’s Included

  1. Transportation by modern motor coach
  2. Accommodations at superb hotels
  3. Breakfast each day while in Scotland & Ireland
  4. 3 Dinners (regular trip) / 4 Dinners (extension) specified on the itinerary
  5. A final packet including an itinerary with all details pertaining to the trip and luggage tags
  6. Rental fees of performance venues and associated costs
  7. Individual health insurance coverage
  8. Tour management, and coordination of all items related to the tour
  9. Assistance from CCT Staff throughout the tour
  10. Admissions to various itinerary events
  11. Local tour managers and guides

What's Not Included

  1. Tips to drivers and guides
  2. Travel to and from your home to departure airport
  3. Airfare
  4. Meals not specified in itinerary