Scotland's largest city, not far from the west coast, is one of Europe's cultural cities and a city of contrasts - modern architecture mixed with historic and industrial buildings. Glasgow is known for its great heritage, open-minded people and vibrant music scene. It also offers 20 museums and art galleries and is much wilder than Edinburgh and Stirling. In just one hour you can reach Scotland's largest loch, Loch Lomond, located in the Trossachs National Park in the southwest of the Highlands.
7 days / 6 nights; extension day possible
- Days 1 - Departure from home - overnight ferry to Newcastle Depart in the morning for Amsterdam. On board of a modern DFDS-Seaways night ferry you set course for Newcastle.
- Day 2 - Hadrian's Wall - Gretna Green - New Lanark CHESTER ROMAN FORT - Hadrian's Wall is considered the most important testimony to Roman history in Britain. Visit GRETNA GREEN and NEW LANARK. The village is a testament to industrial revolution and has an award winning visitor centre. In the afternoon, check into your booked accommodation in Glasgow.
- Day 3 - Glasgow with city tour After the city tour, discover Glasgows museums, many of which are free to visit. The lively city centre has the largest shopping facilities in Scotland.
- Day 4 - Day trip to Loch Lomond & Stirling LOCH LOMOND is Scotland's largest and most beautiful inland loch. The trip also takes you to the TROSSACHS with Loch Kathrin. In the afternoon visit STIRLING with its mighty Castle.
- Day 5 - A day in Edinburgh City tour - time for the "Museum of Scotland" and Edinburgh Castle with breathtaking views over the city, combined with a treasure hunt through the historic city centre.
- Day 6 - Journey home with a stop at Harry Potter Castle Day trip to Alnwick Castle known as the Harry Potter Castle. The gardens invite you to take an extensive walk. In the late afternoon the cruise ship departs for Amsterdam.
- Day 7 - Journey back home Arrival in Amsterdam in the morning and you reach your home town in the evening.
Discover the West End of GlasgowAshton Lane with its charm can easily be overlooked. Located in the west end of the city, it is decorated with fairy lights and is popular with locals for its bars and restaurants.