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Reformation in Scotland Journey | 2024

10 days
Starting from $4448* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join us for Reformation in Scotland Journey for 10 days starting at $4,448* from New York on two departure dates below. You will see Edinburgh Castle, St. Giles, Princess Street, John Knox House, Holyrood, Dunfermline Abbey, St. Andrews Church, Castle, Holy Rude in Stirling, Cruise on Loch Lomond, Isle of Iona, and more!

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September 18, 2024
September 25, 2024


What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Breakfast and Dinner Daily
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • First Class Hotels
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Guided Tours
  • Hotel Gratuities
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Administrative fees

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 Day 1 – Depart the USA

Depart the USA on your international overnight flight.

Day 2 Day 2 - Welcome to Scotland

Welcome to Scotland! Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by your guide and transferred to Edinburgh. See the Royal Yacht HMY Britannia, now decommissioned and permanently berthed at the port in Edinburgh. Dinner and overnight in the Edinburgh area.

Day 3 Day 3 – Edinburgh Castle, St. Giles, Princess Street

This morning, you will begin to explore the city that has played an important part in our Christian heritage. Tour Edinburgh Castle, where James VI, who authorized the King James Bible, was born. Visit St. Giles Cathedral, the High Kirk (church) of Edinburgh, where John Knox was minister following the Scottish Reformation. Continue down Princes Street to the Sir Walter Scott Monument. Dinner and overnight in the Edinburgh area.

Day 4 Day 4 – John Knox House, Holyrood, & MTW Meet and Greet

Visit the historic John Knox House, where the Reformer resided while in Scotland. Descend the Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, where John Knox confronted Mary, Queen of the Scots. Catch up with MTW’s representatives in Scotland to learn about church planting efforts and the health of the local church. Dinner and overnight in the Edinburgh area.

Day 5 Day 5 – Dunfermline Abbey, St. Andrews Church & Castle

Cross the Firth of Forth to Fife. Stop at Dunfermline Abbey, where St. Margaret and Robert the Bruce are buried. Continue past picturesque fishing villages to St. Andrew’s, the ancient ecclesiastical capital of Scotland. Visit the ruins of St. Andrew’s Cathedral and the nearby castle with its notorious “Bottle Dungeon”. Here, John Knox and other reformers were held prisoner. Take a look at the “Old Course” at St. Andrew’s, renowned as the home of golf! Continue to Perth for dinner and overnight.

Day 6 Day 6 – Church at Perth

This morning, you will visit St. John’s Church in Perth, where John Knox preached in May of 1559 and fanned the flames of the Reformation. Enjoy the afternoon exploring Edinburgh on your own.

Day 7 Day 7 – Holy Rude in Stirling, Cruise on Loch Lomond

This morning, head to Stirling and see the only other church to host a coronation. That of King James VI of Scotland and later King James I of England. Enjoy an exhibit about the King James Bible. Travel the high road to Loch Lomond, where you will take a boat cruise on the waters made famous by the song, “The Bonny Banks of Loch Lomond”. Continue to Oban for dinner and overnight.

Day 8 Day 8 – Isle of Iona

Two ferry rides and a drive across the Isle of Mull will bring you to the quiet and peaceful Isle of Iona, the resting place of Scottish kings. The day is yours to explore the rich spiritual heritage of Iona. Visit the Abbey and Shrine, thought to be places of spiritual power. Pilgrims continue to Iona, Scotland’s first monastic community, for rest and reflection. Return to Oban for dinner and overnight.

Day 9 Day 9 – Inveraray Castle, Glasgow Cathedral

Take a delightful ride to Inveraray Castle, home of the 12th Duke of Argyll and seat of the Clan Campbell. Continue on to Glasgow, the commercial capital of Scotland which is filled with Victorian architecture. You’ll visit Glasgow Cathedral, dedicated to St. Mungo. This cathedral is the only one to have escaped the violence of the Reformation era, and contains a memorial to later martyrs of the Reformation. Continue to your Glasgow hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 10 Day 10 – Return to the USA

Say farewell to this rich land of kilts & castles, religion and reformation. Return to the US with an enriched faith and memories to last a lifetime!

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