Urquhart Castle at Loch Ness in Scotland

Ireland and Scotland Family Tour: Movies, Legends, and Castles

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Countries Visited

Ireland, Scotland

Places Visited

Edinburgh, St Andrews, Fife, Pitlochry...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Mysteries and movie moments cover Ireland and Scotland; the Hogwarts Express, Loch Ness Monster, Blarney Stone, a James Bond castle, and stories from Titanic. These two countries are dominated by landscapes and legend, with something to excite all ages. Handcrafted for curious families, this tour balances the best of Scotland and Ireland for contrasting ages, creating a journey to the heart of the mysteries. Think culture, castles, and all the unusual history.

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Trip Highlights

  • Ride the Jacobite Hogwarts Express, the train from Harry Potter taking you through the Scottish highlands
  • Spend the night in three different castles, including the fabulously mysterious Dromoland
  • Search the Loch Ness Monster after tasting at a boutique whiskey distillery
  • Ireland is full of mysteries for all ages: kissing the Blarney Stone, searching for four-leafed clovers, and ride a pony along a lake to the thatched village of Adare
  • Explore Scotland’s diverse history, from the pastel houses of Portree to Viking fortresses, cobbled streets in Edinburgh, and the castle from a Bond movie
  • Experience Ireland’s traditions, like storytelling in a Dublin pub, Celtic folklore in a local room, plus memoirs to a Catholic history
  • Journey across otherworldly landscapes, the 12-day tour incorporating the Scottish Highlands, the Ring of Kerry and the open green pastures of southern Ireland

Starting Price

$5,455 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

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  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
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Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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