Global Trips: Celtic Filmscapes Summer 2017

Tour Type: Special Interest
Brochure Type: Global Trips

Game of Thrones, Outlander, James Bond, Cloud Atlas, Chariots of Fire, Michael Collins, My Left Foot - dramatic scenery and unique locations will be revealed... Stopping at the actual film site of Winterfell in Castle Ward where you participate in an unique Game of Thrones experience and enjoy the thrill of firing live arrows whilst dressed in original character costumes from the show.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Cinematic themed city tour in Edinburgh, Belfast, Londonderry and Dublin
  • See the Scottish Parliament building, Edinburgh New Town, Scenic Scottish Highlands, Queens University Belfast and Trinity College Dublin
  • Visit Edinburgh Castle, Culloden, Eilean Donan Castle, Glencoe and the General Post Office in Dublin
Dining Highlights
  • 10 full breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Details

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2018
Duration
11 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1EdinburghArrive Edinburgh (2 Nights): Welcome to Scotland's capital city Edinburgh. This evening enjoy a Welcome Reception and become acquainted with your Travel Director and travel companions.Welcome Reception
Marriott
Day 2EdinburghEdinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time: This morning, your Local Specialist takes you on a cinematic sightseeing tour of this enchanting city, including a visit to Edinburgh Castle, perched high above the city. See the Royal Mile where Frobisher escapes down a hotel drainpipe leaving behind Sixsmith in 'Cloud Atlas' (2013), Princes Street where Renton and Spud 'choose life' in 'Trainspotting' (1996), the elegant Palace of Holyroodhouse in the shadow of Arthur's Seat and the new Scottish Parliament building. Hear about the humble beginnings of J.K. Rowling who went on to write the Harry Potter stories. Tonight, why not enjoy an optional evening of traditional song, dance and Scottish fare?Full Breakfast
Day 3Scottish HighlandsEdinburgh - Falkland - St. Andrews - Scottish Highlands (3 Nights): This morning travel to the town of Falkland which was made famous in the 'Outlander' (2014) television series as being the home of the Covenanter Hotel which is the location of Mrs Bairds B&B. Next visit the historic town of St. Andrews where the running scene along the beach from 'Chariots of Fire' (1981) was filmed. Later arrive at your scenic hotel located in the heart of the stunning Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Laggan Gaskmore
Day 4Scottish HighlandsScottish Highlands - Excursion through the Cairngorm National Park - Visit Newtonmore and Culloden: Travel through the Cairngorms National Park. In 'The Dark Knight Rises' (2012) the villain Bane's dramatic escape from one aircraft to another was filmed here. Stop at the Highland Folk Museum to discover more about life in the highlands and see where inspiration was gained for some of the scenes in the TV series 'Outlander'. At Culloden view the battlefield of one of the most brutal battles in 1746 featuring Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobites. Over 1200 men perished in just over one hour. Visit the award-winning visitor centre and see where fictional characters Claire and Jamie from 'Outlander' said their goodbyes.Full Breakfast
Day 5Scottish HighlandsExcursion to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye: Travel through the dramatic scenery of the Scottish Highlands before arriving at Eilean Donan Castle. Enjoy a visit of the castle made famous in the James Bond film 'The World is Not Enough' (1999) featuring Pierce Brosnan. Travel on a bridge over the sea to Skye for a short drive to Broadford. It was on the Isle of Skye where parts of movies such as director Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' (2012) and the actor Michael Fassbender's 'Macbeth' (2015) were filmed. Return to your hotel for dinner.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6Glasgow Area (East Kilbride)Scottish Highlands - Loch Ness - Glencoe - Loch Lomond - Glasgow Area (East Kilbride): This morning travel alongside the famed Loch Ness and see if you can spot Nessie. Stop for a photo opportunity of the ruins of picturesque Urquhart Castle. Traverse through the majestic Valley of the Weeping at Glencoe. It was here that many scenes from James Bond's 'Skyfall' (2012) were filmed as well as parts of the Mel Gibson movie 'Braveheart' (1995). At Loch Lomond hear stories of the Scottish outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor before arriving in Glasgow for an orientation tour.Full Breakfast
Macdonald Crutherland House/Jurys Inn
Day 7BelfastGlasgow Area (East Kilbride) - Belfast: Travel south through spectacular Ayrshire countryside before boarding your ferry from Cairnyan in Scotland to Larne. A short drive brings you to vibrant Belfast the capital of Nothern Ireland. During your city tour with a Local Specialist see City Hall, Queen's University and the Titanic Quarter and hear about some of the films that have been made in the city.Full Breakfast
Stormont/Jurys Inn
Day 8Londonderry/DerryBelfast - Giant's Causeway - Londonderry/Derry: Travel to the north coast and visit the Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage site, made up of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns. Parts of the American horror movie 'Dracula Untold' (2014) was filmed in this area. Stop to see the Dark Hedges where Beech trees either side of a small road have reached up and across to each other, becoming heavily intertwined to create a natural arched tunnel where shadow and light plays through entwined branches. It was here that scenes from the television series 'Game of Thrones' were filmed. In Londonderry/Derry your Local Specialist will show you the city walls as well as the murals of the Bogside, which depict the troubles of Northern Ireland.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Everglades/Ramada Da Vincis
Days 9-10DublinLondonderry/Derry - Game of Thrones Experience in Castle Ward - Dublin (2 nights): Travel across Northern Ireland and stop in County Down at Castle Ward. Castle Ward's historic farmyard is the location of Winterfell, the backdrop for the series pilot and much of season one. It's also where you will find the Whispering Wood and key scenes including Robb Stark's Camp, the Baelor battle and when Brienne confronts the Stark men. A replica of the Winterfell Castle archery range movie set has been masterfully recreated in the Winterfell Castle courtyard where the filming originally took place. Dress up in character costumes from the show, tour the movie set, stand exactly where 'Jon Snow', 'Robb and Bran Stark' stood and enjoy the thrill of firing live arrows.Full Breakfast
Ballsbridge/Radisson Blu Royal
Day 11Depart DublinDepart Dublin: Bid a fond farewell to your fellow travellers at the end of this cinematic experience. Transfers are available to Dublin Airport. Conditions apply.Full Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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May 05, 2018Land Price$1,350.00* (USD)Quote
July 07, 2018Land Price$1,350.00* (USD)Quote
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