August 18 – 27, 2025

$

5795

Per Person/Double Occupancy
$1100 Additional/Single Occupancy

Celtic Legends

Featuring Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and the Quilt Fayre Patchwork Festival

Quilting enthusiasts, get ready for an unforgettable trip! Explore Edinburgh’s historical gems, venture into the Scottish Highlands, and savor whisky tasting. Cross borders to Northern Ireland, discover the beauty of Giant’s Causeway, and immerse yourself in Dublin’s lively atmosphere. A quilt-lover’s dream come true!

Locations

Dublin

Everglades

Belfast

Glasgow

Highlands

Edinburgh

From Scotland’s Edinburgh Castle to the captivating Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, this journey is a tapestry of enchanting experiences. Explore historic landmarks, embrace Scottish traditions, savor delicious food, and soak in the lively ambiance of Dublin. Let your passion for quilting flourish on this unforgettable adventure.

This Tour Includes

TAPESTRY Series

Small groups, big experiences, independent spirit.

9 Nights

Hotel accommodations, including baggage handling

13 Meals

9 Breakfasts, 4 dinners

Admissions

Guided sightseeing, visits, and admissions as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary

Airfare & Transfers

Round-trip international airfare (gateway TBA); Group transfer upon arrival and for departure

Tour Manager

Full time, English speaking throughout the trip

Hand-Selected Hotels

Dublin
Ashling Hotel Dublin
Everglades
Everglades Hotel
Belfast
Hotel Europa
Glasgow
Radisson Blu Glasgow
Highlands
Pentahotel Inverness
Edinburgh
Doubletree by Hilton City Centre or similar

Top-Rated Highlights

  • Kick-off Welcome Dinner
  • Edinburgh Panoramic City Tour
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Great Tapestry of Scotland
  • Blair Castle House and Gardens
  • Scottish Kiltmaker Visitor Centre
  • Ben Nevis Distillery Tour and Tasting
  • Glencoe Visitor Centre
  • National Trust for Scotland
  • Ferry from Scotland to Northern Ireland
  • Titanic Museum
  • Quilt Fayre Patchwork Festival
  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Ulster American Folk Park
  • Dublin Panoramic City Tour
  • Springwools Shop
  • Customary Farewell Dinner

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Visits, admissions, and special features are shown in bold.
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Tour Begins: Dublin, Ireland

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Tour Ends: Edinburgh, Scotland

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Day 1 Dublin Dinner

Welcome to Ireland! After arriving at Dublin’s airport, transfer to our city-centre hotel, the cozy Ashling Hotel. Enjoy some downtime before your first evening in Dublin. Tonight, savor a delicious Welcome Dinner after meeting  your Tour Manager and fellow quilting enthusiasts at our Kick-off Welcome Meeting.

Day 2 Dublin Breakfast

Today, after a tasty breakfast, Dublin is your oyster! See the highlights of what makes this city tick on a panoramic city tour. Next, visit the Springwools shop and spend some time browsing Ireland’s largest wool shop. Later, return to the Ashling Hotel for a relaxing evening at leisure.

Day 3 Dublin – Northern Ireland Breakfast, Dinner

Rise and shine to a new day! After breakfast, depart for Northern Ireland stopping en route to explore the fascinating Ulster American Folk Park and its textile collection under the guidance of your Irish National Guide. Later, unwind with a delightful Irish dinner and spend a peaceful night at the Everglades Hotel.

Day 4 Scottish Highlands Breakfast

Today, prepare to explore the breathtaking natural wonder of Giant’s Causeway. Witness the natural rock formations that span the 33 miles of celebrated coastline. Tonight, check into the famed Europa Hotel for a two-night stay.

Day 5 Quilt Fayre Breakfast

Wake up to a tasty Irish breakfast before departing for the enchantingly delightful Quilt Fayre patchwork festival. Enjoy a full day at the show admiring quilts, watching demos, and purchasing much-needed kits, notions and supplies. Tonight, explore the charming streets and side lanes of Belfast with included free time before tucking in for the night at the Europa Hotel.

Day 6 Belfast - Scotland Breakfast

Prepare for a day of breathtaking scenery. Begin with a panoramic city tour of Belfast followed by a visit to the acclaimed Titanic Museum. After lunch, enjoy a ferry ride from Northern Ireland across the channel, arriving in Scotland. Check in at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow before exploring the local restaurants for dinner on your own.

Day 7 Southern Scotland – Scottish Highlands Breakfast, Dinner

Indulge in a Scottish breakfast before setting off for another day filled with captivating Scottish wonders. Experience the history and learn about the distilling process at the Ben Nevis Distillery with a whisky tour and tasting. Next, immerse yourself in the dramatic mountains, rare beauty, and haunting history at the Glencoe Visitor Centre in the heart of the Highlands. Later, at our Inverness hotel, enjoy a traditional Scottish dinner with travel companions before turning in for a one-night stay.

 

Day 8 Scottish Highlands – Edinburgh Breakfast

After breakfast, embark on a new adventure alongside our esteemed Scottish guide. Marvel at the magnificence of Blair Castle, allowing your heart to wander through its enchanting gardens, and then experience the time-honored traditions at The Scottish Kiltmaker Visitor Centre. Conclude the day with a lovely dinner upon arrival in Edinburgh after checking into our city-centre hotel.

Day 9 Edinburgh – Southern Scotland Breakfast, Dinner

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast that will make you feel right at home. Your entire day will be dedicated to exploration. Accompanied by our friendly Scottish National Guide, you will venture into the historically significant Edinburgh Castle, followed by an enlightening group tour of New Lanark with a knowledgeable docent. Prepare yourself for the awe-inspiring Great Tapestry of Scotland, a sight that is certain to leave you inspired. At the end of the day, enjoy a Scottish feast for our customary Farewell Dinner before returning to the welcoming embrace of our hotel to unwind.

Day 10 Edinburgh Scotland – Tour Ends Breakfast

Enjoy one more Scottish breakfast before exchanging addresses with travel companions and transferring to the airport to begin your journey home.

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Day 1
Dublin
Dinner

Welcome to Ireland! After arriving at Dublin’s airport, transfer to our city-centre hotel, the cozy Ashling Hotel. Enjoy some downtime before your first evening in Dublin. Tonight, savor a delicious Welcome Dinner after meeting  your Tour Manager and fellow quilting enthusiasts at our Kick-off Welcome Meeting.

Day 2
Dublin
Breakfast

Today, after a tasty breakfast, Dublin is your oyster! See the highlights of what makes this city tick on a panoramic city tour. Next, visit the Springwools shop and spend some time browsing Ireland’s largest wool shop. Later, return to the Ashling Hotel for a relaxing evening at leisure.

Day 3
Dublin – Northern Ireland
Breakfast, Dinner

Rise and shine to a new day! After breakfast, depart for Northern Ireland stopping en route to explore the fascinating Ulster American Folk Park and its textile collection under the guidance of your Irish National Guide. Later, unwind with a delightful Irish dinner and spend a peaceful night at the Everglades Hotel.

Day 4
Scottish Highlands
Breakfast

Today, prepare to explore the breathtaking natural wonder of Giant’s Causeway. Witness the natural rock formations that span the 33 miles of celebrated coastline. Tonight, check into the famed Europa Hotel for a two-night stay.

Day 5
Quilt Fayre
Breakfast

Wake up to a tasty Irish breakfast before departing for the enchantingly delightful Quilt Fayre patchwork festival. Enjoy a full day at the show admiring quilts, watching demos, and purchasing much-needed kits, notions and supplies. Tonight, explore the charming streets and side lanes of Belfast with included free time before tucking in for the night at the Europa Hotel.

Day 6
Belfast - Scotland
Breakfast

Prepare for a day of breathtaking scenery. Begin with a panoramic city tour of Belfast followed by a visit to the acclaimed Titanic Museum. After lunch, enjoy a ferry ride from Northern Ireland across the channel, arriving in Scotland. Check in at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow before exploring the local restaurants for dinner on your own.

Day 7
Southern Scotland – Scottish Highlands
Breakfast, Dinner

Indulge in a Scottish breakfast before setting off for another day filled with captivating Scottish wonders. Experience the history and learn about the distilling process at the Ben Nevis Distillery with a whisky tour and tasting. Next, immerse yourself in the dramatic mountains, rare beauty, and haunting history at the Glencoe Visitor Centre in the heart of the Highlands. Later, at our Inverness hotel, enjoy a traditional Scottish dinner with travel companions before turning in for a one-night stay.

 

Day 8
Scottish Highlands – Edinburgh
Breakfast

After breakfast, embark on a new adventure alongside our esteemed Scottish guide. Marvel at the magnificence of Blair Castle, allowing your heart to wander through its enchanting gardens, and then experience the time-honored traditions at The Scottish Kiltmaker Visitor Centre. Conclude the day with a lovely dinner upon arrival in Edinburgh after checking into our city-centre hotel.

Day 9
Edinburgh – Southern Scotland
Breakfast, Dinner

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast that will make you feel right at home. Your entire day will be dedicated to exploration. Accompanied by our friendly Scottish National Guide, you will venture into the historically significant Edinburgh Castle, followed by an enlightening group tour of New Lanark with a knowledgeable docent. Prepare yourself for the awe-inspiring Great Tapestry of Scotland, a sight that is certain to leave you inspired. At the end of the day, enjoy a Scottish feast for our customary Farewell Dinner before returning to the welcoming embrace of our hotel to unwind.

Day 10
Edinburgh Scotland – Tour Ends
Breakfast

Enjoy one more Scottish breakfast before exchanging addresses with travel companions and transferring to the airport to begin your journey home.

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Day 1
Dublin
Dinner

Welcome to Ireland! After arriving at Dublin’s airport, transfer to our city-centre hotel, the cozy Ashling Hotel. Enjoy some downtime before your first evening in Dublin. Tonight, savor a delicious Welcome Dinner after meeting  your Tour Manager and fellow quilting enthusiasts at our Kick-off Welcome Meeting.

Day 2
Dublin
Breakfast

Today, after a tasty breakfast, Dublin is your oyster! See the highlights of what makes this city tick on a panoramic city tour. Next, visit the Springwools shop and spend some time browsing Ireland’s largest wool shop. Later, return to the Ashling Hotel for a relaxing evening at leisure.

Day 3
Dublin – Northern Ireland
Breakfast, Dinner

Rise and shine to a new day! After breakfast, depart for Northern Ireland stopping en route to explore the fascinating Ulster American Folk Park and its textile collection under the guidance of your Irish National Guide. Later, unwind with a delightful Irish dinner and spend a peaceful night at the Everglades Hotel.

Day 4
Scottish Highlands
Breakfast

Today, prepare to explore the breathtaking natural wonder of Giant’s Causeway. Witness the natural rock formations that span the 33 miles of celebrated coastline. Tonight, check into the famed Europa Hotel for a two-night stay.

Day 5
Quilt Fayre
Breakfast

Wake up to a tasty Irish breakfast before departing for the enchantingly delightful Quilt Fayre patchwork festival. Enjoy a full day at the show admiring quilts, watching demos, and purchasing much-needed kits, notions and supplies. Tonight, explore the charming streets and side lanes of Belfast with included free time before tucking in for the night at the Europa Hotel.

Day 6
Belfast - Scotland
Breakfast

Prepare for a day of breathtaking scenery. Begin with a panoramic city tour of Belfast followed by a visit to the acclaimed Titanic Museum. After lunch, enjoy a ferry ride from Northern Ireland across the channel, arriving in Scotland. Check in at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow before exploring the local restaurants for dinner on your own.

Day 7
Southern Scotland – Scottish Highlands
Breakfast, Dinner

Indulge in a Scottish breakfast before setting off for another day filled with captivating Scottish wonders. Experience the history and learn about the distilling process at the Ben Nevis Distillery with a whisky tour and tasting. Next, immerse yourself in the dramatic mountains, rare beauty, and haunting history at the Glencoe Visitor Centre in the heart of the Highlands. Later, at our Inverness hotel, enjoy a traditional Scottish dinner with travel companions before turning in for a one-night stay.

 

Day 8
Scottish Highlands – Edinburgh
Breakfast

After breakfast, embark on a new adventure alongside our esteemed Scottish guide. Marvel at the magnificence of Blair Castle, allowing your heart to wander through its enchanting gardens, and then experience the time-honored traditions at The Scottish Kiltmaker Visitor Centre. Conclude the day with a lovely dinner upon arrival in Edinburgh after checking into our city-centre hotel.

Day 9
Edinburgh – Southern Scotland
Breakfast, Dinner

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast that will make you feel right at home. Your entire day will be dedicated to exploration. Accompanied by our friendly Scottish National Guide, you will venture into the historically significant Edinburgh Castle, followed by an enlightening group tour of New Lanark with a knowledgeable docent. Prepare yourself for the awe-inspiring Great Tapestry of Scotland, a sight that is certain to leave you inspired. At the end of the day, enjoy a Scottish feast for our customary Farewell Dinner before returning to the welcoming embrace of our hotel to unwind.

Day 10
Edinburgh Scotland – Tour Ends
Breakfast

Enjoy one more Scottish breakfast before exchanging addresses with travel companions and transferring to the airport to begin your journey home.

August 18 – 27, 2025

$

5795

Per Person/Double Occupancy

+$1100

Additional/Single Occupancy

Reserve Your Celtic Legends Tour

A non-refundable $200 deposit per person is required for booking. Before completing your reservation, be sure you read and understand our Cancellation Policy and Terms & Conditions.

Celtic Legends

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