Castles of Scotland Signature

8 days from $8,112 per person*
  • Visit Edinburgh Castle, Blair Castle, Cawdor Castle, the iconic Eilean Donan Castle, and more.
  • Enjoy a night of Scottish music and dancing at the Prestonfield House.
  • Discover the sweeping vistas of the Isle of Skye.
  • Admire the stunning lochs and highlands with the expert knowledge of your private guide.
  • Featuring luxurious, boutique and castle accommodations throughout.
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Discover Scotland, land of Kings and clans, warriors and nobles. With dramatic landscapes and historical castles abound, the friendly locals, whisky distilleries and cosmopolitan cities in between are simply icing on the cake. With a private driver-guide, explore Edinburgh - often considered one of the most charming cities in the world - where you can stroll down the Royal Mile and visit the Edinburgh Castle, with its imposing view over the city below. Visit an array of impressive castles as you head to Inverness, capital of the Scottish Highlands. Let the Isle of Skye take your breath away with some of the most rugged and beautiful vistas in the United Kingdom, including the iconic Eilean Donan Castle, one of the most photographed spots in Scotland. Journey onward to the Isle of Eriska, and conclude back on the mainland with a peaceful castle stay. Immerse yourself in the local culture, discover some hidden gems along the way, and spend a few evenings sleeping in luxurious castles for a truly royal experience in Scotland.

Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance.

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Edinburgh
    Edinburgh
    • Private Transfer - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Scotland - Welcome Package
    • Optional Dinner Reservation at The Witchery Restaurant
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Edinburgh
    Edinburgh
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Tour with Edinburgh Castle (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    • Taste of Scotland Show & Dinner (3.5 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Edinburgh to Inverness
    Edinburgh to Inverness
    • Private Transfer - Edinburgh - Inverness [with Blair Castle Visit (8 hrs)] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Inverness
    Inverness
    • Private Tour - Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield & Fort George (8 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Inverness to Isle of Skye
    Inverness to Isle of Skye
    • Private Transfer - Inverness - Isle of Skye [via Eilean Donan Castle (8 hrs)] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Isle of Skye to Eriska
    Isle of Skye to Eriska
    • Private Transfer - Isle of Skye - Eriska [via Morar, Arisaig, Glenfinnan Monument & Loch Linnhe (8 hrs)] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide & Ferry
  • Day 7 Eriska to Glasgow
    Eriska to Glasgow
    • Private Transfer - Eriska - Glasgow [via Lochs & Highlands with Kilchurn Castle (8 hrs)] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
  • Day 8 Glasgow
    Glasgow
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
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Day 1: Edinburgh

For your added comfort, you will have an English-speaking assistant waiting for you outside of customs with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful, will be provided to you on your first day in destination.

Optional:
The Witchery Restaurant located on the Royal Mile is a highly recommended dinner venue. The 16th century building located close to the Castle is lit exclusively by candlelight. The tapestry-draped main dining room is an ode to opulence: the seats are a rich red leather, the ceiling is gilded, and the walls are covered with oak panels salvaged from an old cathedral. The Secret Garden annex, meanwhile, is full of brass candlesticks and stone statues, and displays a series of painted doors that tell the story of Edinburgh's wine trade with France. The menu is equally astonishing, and the desserts absolutely divine. Please note, this is an optional experience and your reservation and meal are not included. Speak with your Destination Expert if you would like to have a reservation made for you.

Accommodation: The Balmoral

For over a century, The Balmoral hotel has found a home at Edinburgh’s most prestigious address, No. 1 Princes Street. A landmark in the center of the city, the historic building’s grand clock still dominates the skyline, while its enviable location, stunning views, warm hospitality and world-class facilities provide the perfect retreat. Find solace in one of the 188 guestrooms and suites, enjoy dinner in the Michelin-starred Number One restaurant, unwind in an award-winning spa, and take Afternoon Tea under exotic palm trees, accompanied by elegant music by a professional harpist. The Rocco Forte Collection's The Balmoral is a luxury hotel in every sense of the word.

Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Witchery Restaurant
The Witchery Restaurant
Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Edinburgh
Edinburgh

Day 2: Edinburgh

Meet your private guide and transportation at your hotel and depart on a half-day tour through Scotland’s hilly capital, Edinburgh, founded over 1,200 years ago. The New Town, co-listed with the Old Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, features the famous Princes Street with its ornate 200-foot-high Scott Monument, along with historic Georgian and neo-classical architecture. With a structure-free south side of the street, Princes offers panoramic views back across the scenic Old Town, considered one of the most beautiful skylines in Europe. Explore the renowned Royal Mile in the UNESCO-listed Old Town, bookended by the 12th century Edinburgh Castle at one end, and the 16th century Holyrood Palace at the other, residence of the British monarch in Scotland. Spot the prominent St Giles’ Cathedral, a religious focal point for nearly 900 years. Pass the National Museum of Scotland, and learn of the city’s hidden subterranean passages running below street level. Visit the iconic Edinburgh Castle, perched on Castle Rock with an imposing stance upon the historic old town below. Stroll the courtyard and learn about the historic royal residence from the outside before leaving your guide while you visit the inside of the castle, where you can see the lavish interiors, and even the Crown Jewels. 

A private driver will transfer you to the Prestonfield House this evening, just moments from the Royal Mile, where you'll enjoy an exceptional combination of dinner and entertainment. Be dazzled by traditional Scottish music, costume, bagpipes, fiddles and dance in a magically historic setting, lavishly filled with baroque plaster work, paneling, tapestries, paintings and antique furniture. Prestonfield is described by Conde Nast Traveller Magazine as so extravagant it’s like walking onto the set of some flamboyant costume drama. Your meal will consist of traditional Scottish fare, including a choice of two options for each course, a desert, tea/coffee and a half bottle of wine. Arrive by 6:45pm, with dinner at 7:00 and show from 8:00-10:00pm. Meet your private driver at a pre-determined time for your return transfer to the hotel.

Please note, you must bring along your included dinner & show voucher provided in your Welcome Pack, or you will be required to pay on the spot.

Accommodation: The Balmoral
Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle
Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Taste of Scotland Show
Taste of Scotland Show

Day 3: Edinburgh - Inverness

Departing with a private driver-guide this morning, transfer from Edinburgh to Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands, ensuring an abundance of stunning Highland scenery en route; rugged mountain ranges, serene lochs, and sweeping vistas. Along the way, you'll stop for a visit and tour of Blair Castle and its gardens and grounds, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Dating back to the 13th century, see over 700 years of Atholl family history brought to life within exquisite 18th century interiors. The castle enjoys one of Scotland’s finest settings in the heart of Highland Perthshire. Afterward, continue to Inverness.

Accommodation: Rocpool Reserve

The discreet boutique hotel Rocpool Reserve offers first class luxury in the heart of Inverness - an invitation to come and indulge. Glow, not glitter. Quality, not quantity. With just 11 guestrooms, Rocpool Reserve will redefine the experience forever, as here, it's about elegance, not exhibitionism. Each room in this beautifully restored Georgian mansion includes exclusive, modern and elegant design, pulling in lavish features such as double voyeur showers, outdoor hot tubs, private balconies, or split level rooms. Rocpool Reserve offers an exquisite dining experience in the on-site a la carte restaurant, and an alluring cocktail bar with provocative, contemporary style. The overall result is an exclusive hideaway in the center of Inverness.

Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Blair Castle
Blair Castle
Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Inverness
Inverness

Day 4: Inverness

With your private driver-guide, set out for a full day of touring in the stunning surrounds of Inverness. You'll visit the 15th century Cawdor Castle, romantically linked to Shakespeare's Macbeth, and a fantastic example of a fairy-tale Scottish castle steeped in history. Stroll the beautiful gardens, then see the legendary Hawhtorne tree at the heart of the castle, admire family portraits in the lavish Drawing Room, see the commemorative mantelpiece in the Dining Room, and take in the century-old contraptions in the Old Kitchen. After, enjoy a visit to the historic site of Culloden Battlefield, largely preserved the same way it was back in 1745 where the Jacobite uprising was quashed by loyalist troops. Step back in time as you walk the footpaths and see the 20-foot memorial cairn, erected in 1881. After, you'll get to visit the garrison fortress of Fort George. Strategically built by the sea, the fortress had an immediate reinforcements and supply route in the event of a siege, put in place with the intention to pacify the Scottish Highlands after the Jacobite rebellion. 

Accommodation: Rocpool Reserve
Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Cawdor Castle
Cawdor Castle

Day 5: Inverness - Isle of Skye

Depart Inverness today with a private driver-guide on a full day transfer to the remarkably stunning Isle of Skye, admiring the dramatic scenery of the Scottish Highlands en route. Before crossing the bridge to Skye, you’ll visit the ruins of Eilean Donan Castle. Situated on a small, separate tidal island, this highly photogenic medieval castle is one of Skye's most picturesque sights, and easily recognized the world over as one of Scotland's most iconic images. Step through centuries of feudal history in Scotland, as you make your way through the preserved and restored rooms of the 13th century structure that once stood guard over the lands of Kintail, destroyed in part by the Jacobites in the 1719 rising.

Accommodation: Duisdale House

Enjoy a unique highland getaway at the chic and elegant Duisdale House Hotel on the Isle of Skye. Perfectly situated in the area known as Sleat on the southernmost tip of Skye, this Hebridean hotel, built in 1865 as a hunting lodge, has been completely transformed into a privately owned chic boutique retreat, enabling you to relax and indulge in a contemporary, romantic getaway. Dine in the 2 AA Rosette fine dining restaurant for innovative Scottish cuisine at its best, or enjoy a more casual supper in the Chart Room. Relaxation is a priority during your stay at Duisdale, with an outdoor hot tub available exclusively to residents, a perfect way to close out a day of discovery.

Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Eilean Donan Castle
Eilean Donan Castle
Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Duisdale House
Duisdale House

Day 6: Isle of Skye - Eriska

Today, leave the Isle of Skye behind as you depart with your private driver-guide, heading back to the mainland by ferry from Armadale to Mallaig. Travelling along the scenic Road to the Isles, you will take a little back road passing through the charming village of Morar with its famous beach Silver Sands of Morar, which featured in the film Local Hero, as well as in Breaking the Waves. Loch Morar, the deepest freshwater body in the British Isles is home to the mythical creature Morag, distant cousin of Nessie! From here you will continue down to the picturesque coastal village of Arisaig, offering lovely views out to some of the smaller west coast islands. Back to the main route you will travel alongside the West Highland Railway to the landmark Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous in the Harry Potter film series, and stop for a short walk out to the historic Glenfinnan Monument where Bonnie Prince Charlie rallied his Jacobite supporters. From Fort William, head along the shores of Loch Linnhe to Glencoe, taking the coastal route to the Isle of Eriska, where your day comes to an end.

Accommodation: Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa and Golf

The Eriska Hotel, Spa and Golf offers luxurious accommodation with a view to match. Enjoy a traditional Scottish breakfast, while taking in 300 acres of lush landscapes all from the comfort of your own bed. Carefully blending the old with the new their designer rooms & luxury suites offer the finest bed linen, rich fabrics, and warm, contemporary décor. Guests can also relax and enjoy a quiet reprieve with their favourite tipple next to the fireplace in the Isle of Eriska Hotel Lounge. Since 1997 the Restaurant at Eriska has held the award of 3 AA Rosettes and a mark in the Good Food Guide.

Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Glenfinnan Monument
Glenfinnan Monument
Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Eriska
Eriska

Day 7: Eriska - Glasgow

This morning, depart Eriska for a full-day transfer to Glasgow with your private driver-guide. Pass through breathtaking highland scenery including views along Loch Awe, the longest loch in Scotland. The countryside here is rich with history, and its along these very shores that you'll make a stop at the historic ruins of Kilchurn Castle, medieval stronghold of the Campbell Clan. Dating back to the mid-1400s, Kilchurn remains one of the most photographed castles in the country. Continue through Pass of Brander where Robert the Bruce had a notable victory in the early 12th century, heading to Loch Lomond the largest expanse of fresh water in Scotland. Stop in the quaint conservation village of Luss, admiring some of the old stone cottages, where you'll be treated to a coffee as you take in incredible views over the loch. Conclude your day on arrival to your hotel.

Accommodation: Crossbasket Castle

Crossbasket Castle, located in peaceful surroundings fifteen miles outside of downtown Glasgow, is a stunning 17th-century castle transformed into what is now one of Scotland's most luxurious hotels. Steeped in history, this exclusive Castle has many unique period features which have been carefully restored to their original beauty using traditional craftsmen and materials. Crossbasket features nine breathtaking guestrooms, each decorated in a classical style and named in honor of a historical custodian of this magnificent castle. Each bedroom is individually crafted and strikes the perfect balance between traditional character and modern finishing. Crossbasket is the perfect luxury retreat for guests looking for peace and tranquility while exploring Glasgow and the surrounding countryside.

Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Kilchurn Castle
Kilchurn Castle
Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Crossbasket Castle
Crossbasket Castle

Day 8: Glasgow

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

The Balmoral : Edinburgh

For over a century, The Balmoral hotel has found a home at Edinburgh’s most prestigious address, No. 1 Princes Street. A landmark in the center of the city, the historic building’s grand clock still dominates the skyline, while its enviable location, stunning views, warm hospitality and world-class facilities provide the perfect retreat. Find solace in one of the 188 guestrooms and suites, enjoy dinner in the Michelin-starred Number One restaurant, unwind in an award-winning spa, and take Afternoon Tea under exotic palm trees, accompanied by elegant music by a professional harpist. The Rocco Forte Collection's The Balmoral is a luxury hotel in every sense of the word.

Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Balmoral Hotel
The Balmoral Hotel

Rocpool Reserve: Inverness

The discreet boutique hotel Rocpool Reserve offers first class luxury in the heart of Inverness - an invitation to come and indulge. Glow, not glitter. Quality, not quantity. With just 11 guestrooms, Rocpool Reserve will redefine the experience forever, as here, it's about elegance, not exhibitionism. Each room in this beautifully restored Georgian mansion includes exclusive, modern and elegant design, pulling in lavish features such as double voyeur showers, outdoor hot tubs, private balconies, or split level rooms. Rocpool Reserve offers an exquisite dining experience in the on-site a la carte restaurant, and an alluring cocktail bar with provocative, contemporary style. The overall result is an exclusive hideaway in the center of Inverness.

Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Rocpool Reserve Hotel
Rocpool Reserve Hotel
Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Rocpool Reserve
Rocpool Reserve

Duisdale House: Isle of Skye

Enjoy a unique highland getaway at the chic and elegant Duisdale House Hotel on the Isle of Skye. Perfectly situated in the area known as Sleat on the southernmost tip of Skye, this Hebridean hotel, built in 1865 as a hunting lodge, has been completely transformed into a privately owned chic boutique retreat, enabling you to relax and indulge in a contemporary, romantic getaway. Dine in the 2 AA Rosette fine dining restaurant for innovative Scottish cuisine at its best, or enjoy a more casual supper in the Chart Room. Relaxation is a priority during your stay at Duisdale, with an outdoor hot tub available exclusively to residents, a perfect way to close out a day of discovery.

Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Duisdale House
Duisdale House

Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa and Golf: Eriska

The Eriska Hotel, Spa and Golf offers luxurious accommodation with a view to match. Enjoy a traditional Scottish breakfast, while taking in 300 acres of lush landscapes all from the comfort of your own bed. Carefully blending the old with the new their designer rooms & luxury suites offer the finest bed linen, rich fabrics, and warm, contemporary décor. Guests can also relax and enjoy a quiet reprieve with their favourite tipple next to the fireplace in the Isle of Eriska Hotel Lounge. Since 1997 the Restaurant at Eriska has held the award of 3 AA Rosettes and a mark in the Good Food Guide.

Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Isle of Eriska
Isle of Eriska

Crossbasket Castle : Glasgow

Crossbasket Castle, located in peaceful surroundings fifteen miles outside of downtown Glasgow, is a stunning 17th-century castle transformed into what is now one of Scotland's most luxurious hotels. Steeped in history, this exclusive Castle has many unique period features which have been carefully restored to their original beauty using traditional craftsmen and materials. Crossbasket features nine breathtaking guestrooms, each decorated in a classical style and named in honor of a historical custodian of this magnificent castle. Each bedroom is individually crafted and strikes the perfect balance between traditional character and modern finishing. Crossbasket is the perfect luxury retreat for guests looking for peace and tranquility while exploring Glasgow and the surrounding countryside.

Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Crossbasket Castle
Crossbasket Castle
Castles of Scotland Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Crossbasket Castle
Crossbasket Castle

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Mary W — May 05, 2019 — Europe

    My Kensington Tours Destination Expert, Jessica Clements, was so helpful and patient as we planned our trip. She was so helpful in recommending things based on her experience and so patient as our dates changed, and we had more ideas about what we wanted to see. Once we got to Greece, our pickups and transfers were seamless. Our tour guides, drivers and destination greeters were all so warm and welcoming. The hotels were fantastic in terms of service and location. Overall, it was a wonderful experience and I have already recommended Kensington to several friends.

  • Rita B — April 24, 2019 — Europe

    Our entire visit to Poland was outstanding, first-class. Booking the tour with Karolina Stringer made it so easy. All I did was tell her the places we needed to visit and what was the feel we wanted for the visit. Not only did we want to see the landmarks of Poland, but we also wanted time to walk the squares, sit in the cafes, take public transportation. Everyone we encountered in Poland was top-notch. Our guide for Gdansk was Ewelina Danecka. This amazing woman enchanted us with her knowledge and her joy in sharing her country with us. On our first day, I requested we reverse the first two days of our plan and she was totally flexible. I gave her the name of a very obscure town and she and the driver found it! Ewelina acted as my interpreter with the parish priests of the two towns we specifically needed to visit for our family research. She and our driver stayed with us an extra two hours after they were scheduled to be done for the evening and because of their generosity we saw Wawel Castle, which wasn't on our schedule, we loved it! Our three days with Ewelina were so intense and emotional that we felt we were leaving family when we said goodbye to her. The Hanza Hotel was wonderful, overlooking the riverfront. Warsaw was waiting for us and so was Agnieszka Tomazuk. Agnieszka was wonderful. We were specifically interested to visit the Warsaw ghetto and the war monuments commemorating the valor of the Poles during the WW2. And we were very interested to know about the Polish life under communism. I specifically requested a "good" Chopin concert. We didn't get good, we got a brilliant concert given by Agnieszka Przemyk-Bryla, in the Szuster Palace, not some impersonal concert hall. Her passion for the music combined with her technical ability made that evening unforgettable. The Polonia Palace Hotel was very nice, though not quite within walking distance to the Warsaw town square. On the way to Krakow we stopped at Jasna Gora to see the Madonna. We were guided and educated by one of the nuns of the Monastery. Totally awesome. We could not have done Krakow without our guide, Marta Bochenek. She made sure we knew not just what we were getting into when we went into the Wieliczka Salt Mine, but how to get out and meet up with her, since there were not one, but two exits from the mine. And when we went to Auschwitz, Marta very wisely said that she would be waiting if we decided not to go to the Birkenau portion of the concentration camp visit. Respectfully and reverently done as it was, Auschwitz was so powerful, we decided not to go on to Birkenau. I'm so glad we did go to Auschwitz. The Sheraton Krakow was very fine. Our first cup of "real" coffee in Poland. Most of the hotels' coffee is made from Nescafe or some instant coffee. The coffee at the Sheraton Krakow was really whole roasted coffee. Kensington Tours is contracting with the first class tour agency in Poland. We could not be more satisfied with our entire experience. The mood of our tour exactly matched the attitude I relayed to Karolina at the very beginning of our planning. This trip felt like it was planned just for us. This is our second time using Kensington Tours. Like the first trip, this was OUR tour.

  • Marilyn R — April 22, 2019 — Europe

    The absolute best trip to Europe we have ever taken. The entire process was flawless: best hotels, best guides, etc. This experience was new to us, but now it’s the only when I will travel! Kensington tours was the best. A truly 5-star experience from beginning to the end!

  • Sharayu T — May 13, 2019 — Europe

    The Eastern Europe trip was fabulous. Everything went smoothly. The guides and drivers were excellent. We enjoyed the trip immensely. To begin with, our arrival at Budapest train station and meeting up with Mr. Sandor went flawlessly. We were a little anxious as the main train station was closed, but when we got down at Budapest Kelenfold, it was such a relief to see Mr. Sandor waiting for us. All our guides, Sandor, Bozena, Agnieszka, and Sandra were very knowledgeable, friendly, and adaptable. They intermixed personal stories and anecdotes that made understanding the history and culture at each place very gratifying. The accommodations were comfortable, and the locations were perfect. Eastern Europe with its old traditions and architecture, and the suppressed existence during Nazi and Russian occupations offers a very different and distinctive experience. Thanks to Jessica Clements for facilitating a unique travel itinerary.

  • Mary Ann C — April 09, 2019 — Europe

    Courtney was wonderful. She worked through all of my concerns and was very flexible when Delta caused a plan change. Her responses to my requests were promptly answered and her communication with me was excellent. Petur, our guide, was a delight. We enjoyed Iceland and his thorough knowledge helped us to experience all the country had to offer.

  • John C — April 20, 2019 — Europe

    Jiri, our driver/guide in Slovenia, really made our trip. He is knowledgeable, flexible, and responsive. Even has a university degree in art history! He connected many of the dots between Slovenia and what has been going on in the rest of Europe over the past centuries!

  • Diana S — May 25, 2019 — Europe

    The itinerary was perfect, considering we only had 5 days to fit in this extension of our 22 day Transatlantic Cruise. Hope did a great job in coordinating for us the highlights of Sicily. All the guides and drivers are always helpful and knowledgeable from Kensington. In Agrigento, our guide was an archaeologist who teaches at universities. He had notebooks with diagrams and maps to show us exactly what we were looking at. He answered questions so thoroughly, we felt that we had a tour and a history lesson. It was amazing and the pace of all the tou

  • Kathleen K — May 15, 2019 — Europe

    We enjoyed working with Jamie Boar. She was knowledgeable, communicated well, friendly, and professional. We got all we wanted from the personal tours planned and were impressed with the high quality of the guide. We will certainly use Kensington Tours again.

  • Cynthia D — April 20, 2019 — Europe

    I found Kensington Tours on Google. At my first visit to the site, I was contacted immediately by Julie Couturier. She made my inquiry seem like we were having coffee, and she just happened to know everything I needed to make me choose her as my representative and travel expert. I was recommended to other tour companies, by friends, but it was Julie that made me realize Kensington was the best choice. We started our discovery in 2018 and because I was traveling with my grandchildren, I wanted to ensure the trip was perfect. We had to make changes as we went along, first because we were able to confirm a suite at the Marriott Grand Residence on Park St. with reward points. Julie was quick to make all the necessary changes in our tours. We felt privileged to have had the tour guides that Julie set for us, each one was so very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour which kept our 13 and 11 years old interested. Julie suggested a play and what child can say the saw “Matilda” in London. We certainly would not have enjoyed our trip as much if we had tried to do this on our own. Julie suggested a visit to Warner Bros Harry Potter and it was worth every moment. I would have never gone there, so congrats again to Julie. She was also able to advise us as to where to purchase groceries for our room, having lived in London previously. I have had many friends travel around the world and I don’t know of one that speaks as highly of their tour company or their travel expert the way my family has. Thank you Kensington Tours and especially Julie.

  • Rena K — April 06, 2019 — Europe

    We were extremely impressed with every aspect of our trip. We were celebrating our 30th anniversary and it could not have been more perfect. Chantal, our Destination Expert, worked with us to make sure that my physical limitations were not a problem. Each guide and driver took such good care of us. They were so knowledgeable and helpful. We plan on booking with Kensington again in the future. The service and amazing itinerary could not have been better. Thank you for memories that will last a lifetime!

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