Stirling, Distillery and Saint Andrews - Italian Tour Guide

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Scotland
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Tour description

Enjoy a full-day tour in Italian from Edinburgh to Stirling, a distillery and St. Andrews, the perfect combination between culture, history and whisky. Discover the majestic Stirling Castle, once residence of the Stewart family. Taste an authentic Scottish whisky before heading to St. Andrews, the home of golf, and stroll along the beautiful ruins of its cathedral. Catch a glimpse of the Forth Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. • A full-day trip in Italian to Stirling and St. Andrews, which includes a stop in a distillery (optional) • Visit the home of Mary Queen of Scots, the grandiose Stirling Castle (optional) and make out the National Wallace Monument and surrounding countryside. • Find out how whisky is made with our guided tour inside a distillery and sample a whisky (optional). • Explore the medieval streets of St. Andrews and discover its many attractions, from the University, the oldest in Scotland, to its golf course.

The tour departs at 8:15 am and returns in Edinburgh at 6:30 pm. • Stirling We will head to Stirling to visit the Castle (optional), one of the most historically important sites in Scotland, from which we will also catch a glimpse of the Wallace Monument, a 67 mt high tower standing on the summit of Abbey Craig, where the wars of Independence were fought and won. For those who do not fancy seeing the Castle from inside, there is also the option to take a stroll along the compact heritage mile of Stirling, which links the Old Town with the modern city, where we can experience a fascinating journey back in time. • Distillery The tour will stop at a distillery where we will able to discover the secrets of the whisky production, from its fermentation to the ageing process. At the end of the tour, we will also have the opportunity to sample Scotland's most traditional drink. • St. Andrews Our journey continues towards the North Sea coast to visit Saint Andrews where we will have lunch (not included). There will be a short panoramic tour of the town before enjoying an extended stop (around 2 hours) during which we will see the impressive ruins of the castle ruins and of the abbey along with the golf course and the beach which served as the set for the opening scene in the famous movie Chariots of Fire.We will then make our way to the Firth of Forth and before arriving in Edinburgh, we will stop at South Queensferry where we will get to see the Forth Bridge, which was nominated as a UNESCO world heritage site of Scotland.

What's included

  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off