Edinburgh, Islay and the Whisky Coast Escorted Tour

Your journey starts with a two night stay in Edinburgh. It's dramatic skyline is dominated by Edinburgh Castle home of the Scottish crown jewels and host to the world famous annual military Tattoo. Explore the National galleries and Museums to fabulous restaurants and nightlife prior to the start of your special whisky tour. Continue your journey to the “Queen of the Isles” and the Whisky Coast. Islay is home to 8 of Scotland’s finest malt whisky distilleries Lagavulin, Laphroaig, Bowmore, Bunnahabhain, Bruichladdich, Ardbeg, Caol Ila and Kilchoman. For the whisky enthusiast this tour will give you an in depth knowledge and even better - you won’t need to drive anywhere yourself! Follow the shores of Loch Lomond to the historic village of Inveraray. Wonder at the standing stones and mysterious circles of Kilmartin before taking a ferry ride to the island of Islay, located off the west coast of Scotland. During the ferry ride catch glimpses of wildlife, particularly birds, but perhaps even dolphins and whales depending on the season. Overnight in cottages on the ground of the Bowmore Distillery, then over the next couple of days tour various distilleries and explore quaint villages, shop for island handcrafts and enjoy coastal walks. On the final day follow the coast to the bustling harbor town of Oban, and explore the area before returning to Edinburgh where your journey ends.

Dates available: June 12, 22; July 6, 10, 13, 20, 27; August 7, 10, 17, 24, 31; September 4, 7, 14, 21; October 5



  October 2011  


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