Embrace Scotland’s wondrous beauty and colorful heritage on this seven-night journey based in charming Stirling. Walk in the footsteps of royalty at Stirling Castle and Scone Palace and admire picturesque Loch Lomond on a cruise. In Edinburgh, see the UNESCO World Heritage Old and New Towns, stroll along the famous Royal Mile and visit its majestic castle. Delight in the glorious Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo performed before the floodlit castle, an annual spectacle of regimental pipes and drums, military bands from around the world and lively Highland dancers. Feel the North Sea breezes from the ruins of St Andrews Castle perched on the coast, then see golf’s historic home, St Andrews Old Course. Along the way, tour a distillery for a “wee dram” of Scottish whisky and examine Scotland’s history with expert guides and lecturers. This small-group program features a first-class hotel and a generous meal plan with wine at dinner.