CELTIC TOUR 2018 – IRELAND, SCOTLAND, ENGLAND – DON’T MISS THIS!
September 16 - September 29$120 - $3999.00
START SAVING! – SEPT 16 to 29!
We recommend you leave on the 14 to arrive 15th. Tour begins the morning of the 16th.
Do you love 17th century castle-hotels, Irish tea shops, celtic historic places — where St Patrick began his ministry? Then you must come on this Celtic Tour!
DAY 1 : 16th SEPT
Pick up Dublin Airport Transfer to Hotel in Galway.
Galway is the capital of the West of Ireland. The streets and buildings of this ancient town have many interesting features, and its position on the edge of the Gaeltacht (Irish speaking area) makes it the gateway to magnificent areas such as Connemara, Corrib country, and the Aran Islands. Recently, the city centre of Galway has been closed to traffic in order to allow for the enjoyment of the city’s narrow shopping streets.
DAY 2 : 17th April
Beautiful drive to the Cliff of Moher, followed by an evening Medieval Banquet.
Visit the famous Cliffs of Moher.
We’ll drive along the cliff’s road to see breath-taking views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Have an evening medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle. Bunratty was originally built in the 12 th century.
DAY 3 : 18th SEPT
Free day in Galway
Great shopping in the picturesque town and the best fish ‘n chips.
DAY 4 : 19th SEPT
Driving to Donegall to Grianan of Aileach a fort dated from 1700 BC, then to Londonderry to our Hotel.
Stop off at Grianan of Aileach, a fort dated from 1700. BC from the top there are spectacular views. It was the base of the kings of Ailech which belonged to the famous dynasties called Norther Ui Neill. Related to the famous legendry Irish King, Neill of the nine hostages.
DAY 5 : 20th SEPT
Beautiful scenic drive of the Glens of Antrim, followed by a beautiful drive along Antrim Coast Road, passing through Carrickfergus to our Hotel in Crawfordsburn.
We drive through the lovely nine deep green glens each with its own unique character.
Carrickfergus Castle, built in 1177. Stay at Crawfordsburn Hotel.
DAY 6 : 21st SEPT
Tour of Belfast, High Tea in Belfast Castle.
Birthplace of Titanic and gateway to Northern Ireland. Belfast has plenty of variety for visitors wishing to expand their visit, encounter the beautiful coastal landscapes or discover more about Northern Ireland’s industrial heritage.
High Tea Belfast Castle.
DAY 7 : 22nd SEPT
Bangor Valley of the Angels, Saul Church, Downpatrick visiting St Patricks Grave.
Bangor is where the 5th century monastery was established. Prophesied by St Patrick and founded by Comgall. The 24 hour prayer and praise was initiated at here. There was continuous prayer and praise for almost 200 years. Downpatrick, St Patrick’s grave. Saul Church. Saul church is the site of St Patrick’s first church in Ireland. There is always an open heaven here. St Patrick had many signs and wonders and was known as, “The man who raises dead people.”
See Kathie’s book “Celtic Flames.”
DAY 8 : 23rd SEPT
Worshiping in The Father’s House Community Church Ballyclare, Ireland. Boat to Scotland Hotel in Glasgow.
DAY 9 : 24th SEPT
Beautiful drive to Lough Lomond followed by a short cruise on the Lough, then on to Oban where we will catch another boat to The Isle of Mull, Hotel in Mull.
See the famous Loch Ness.
DAY 10 : 25th SEPT
Drive across the lovely Isle of Mull to catch the ferry to the Isle of Iona.
Mull is a beautiful island.
Iona was the home of Columba’s famous monastery in the 6th century. St Columba had an incredible signs and wonders ministry in the 6th century.
See Kathie Walters book “Columba the Celtic Dove.” Columba had many miracles and rose the dead.
Day 11 : 26th SEPT
Catching boat back to the main land where we will drive to Sterling then on to Edinburgh to our Hotel.
Stirling Castle was part of the history of William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie. See the William Wallace memorial.
Scottish Night and watch local Scottish dancing and dinner (see pricing below for details).
DAY 12 : 27th SEPT
Free day Edinburgh
Visit Edinburgh Castle or shopping in the Royal Mile.
DAY 13 : 28th SEPT
Today we leave Scotland and enjoy a beautiful drive over the borders into England and Berwick upon Tweed, and on to Lindisfarne Holy Island, then to Seahouses.
Cross at low tide to Holy Island, (Lindisfarne) where St. Aiden had a monastery on the 6th century. St. Aiden was summoned there to oversee the monastery by King Oswald who was the Christian King of Northumbria. Later St. Cuthbert was made a Bishop and had many healings and miracles. He died in March, 687 AD and he was buried in a stone coffin.
The monks opened his coffin 11 years later and found that his body had not decayed. He was reburied on the ground floor in a coffin/shrine and many miracles occurred when people came.
Sea Houses. Gateway to the Northumbrian coast. The bestest ice cream..
DAY 14 : 29th SEPT
Transfer to Edinburgh Airport for your flight home.
We recommend you leave on the 14 to arrive 15th and rest for a day.
The Price for this Celtic Tour is $3,999.00 (does not include airfare or “Scottish Night”). A nun-refundable registration of $300.00 is required and does not apply towards the total cost. There is a $700 single-room suppliment if you would like your own hotel room. If you would like to dine in a castle and watch local Scottish dancing, sign up for our “Scottish Night” for an additional $120.
Payment Due Dates:
refunds will be allowed inside this period.