THE BEST OF SCOTLAND & IRELAND 2022

THE BEST OF SCOTLAND & IRELAND 2022

June 6, 2022

- June 15, 2022

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10 Days, 9 Nights

Edinburg, Dublin, Belfast

Hosts/Guest Artists:

Phil & Sheri Barfoot

Hosts

Highlights:

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

Daily Itinerary

Monday, June 6th

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

Tuesday, June 7th

  • 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 the hotel for check-in
  • Welcome Dinner at hotel (included)
  • Orientation and brief rehearsal

Wednesday, June 8th

  • Breakfast at the 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 9th

  • Breakfast at the 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 10th

  • Breakfast and check-out of hotel
  • Depart for the Port of Stranraer
  • Ride the 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 11th

  • Breakfast at the 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 12th

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Check-out of the hotel
  • Depart for a 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 the hotel
  • Dinner on your own
  • Evening free

Monday, June 13th

  • Breakfast at the 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 14th

  • Breakfast at the 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 15th

Includes Optional Extension

(NON-EXTENSION)

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

(EXTENSION ONLY)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Check-out of the hotel
  • Depart for Limerick
  • En-route we visit the Benedictine Monastery of
    Glenstal Abbey
  • Lunch on your own
  • Continue on to Limerick
  • Tour King John’s Castle
  • Check-in to hotel in Limerick
  • Dinner at hotel (included)

Thursday, June 16th

Optional Extension

(EXTENSION ONLY)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Depart for Galway
  • Walking tour of Galway, including the famous Spanish
    Arch and the Church of St. Nicholas
  • Lunch on your own
  • Depart for the Cliffs of Moher – 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean
  • Return to Limerick
  • Evening free – Dinner on your own

Friday, June 17th

Optional Extension

(EXTENSION ONLY)

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

What's Included:

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

What’s Not Included

  • Tips to drivers and guides
  • Airfare
  • Travel to and from your home to the departure airport
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary