Celtic Legends Captivate With Insight Vacations' New Gold Journey in Scotland

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DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Insight Vacations' new Luxury Gold Journey Celtic Legends visits Scotland's most famous landmarks while offering the most luxurious accommodations. From Glasgow to Edinburgh, this Insight Gold Tour perfectly blends true hotel luxury, fine dining and exemplary service, giving you the choices you most desire while traveling. On this Celtic Legends Gold Tour, you'll be captivated by all that Scotland has to offer. Enjoy the delightful scenery of forested lochs and heather-clad mountains, visit "Scotland's most beautiful distillery" at Glengoyne to sample some of their finest malt whiskey, and stay at the Cameron House in Loch Lomond, "Queen of Scottish Lakes." You'll also appreciate an Insight Gold inclusion: a private viewing of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Hill House, which is filled with original designed furniture and fittings. And you'll travel through the rugged highland scenery and back in time to the turreted Inveraray Castle, nestled beside Loch Fyne, the magnificent ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll. You can look forward to all this and more on Insight's very special Gold Journey through Scotland!

According to Marc Kazlauskas, President of Insight Vacations, "The Insight Gold hotels used on this itinerary are particularly special. Cameron House in Loch Lomond is a 5-star 18th century baronial mansion on the shores of stunning Loch Lomond. The Caledonian in Edinburgh is A Waldorf Astoria Hotel with unforgettable direct views over Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street. The list of famous names who have stayed here includes Elizabeth Taylor, Sir Sean Connery, and Gene Kelly, who danced on the hotel's sweeping staircase. It is splendid accommodations like these that set Insight Gold apart."

Celtic Legends — 9 days. Highlights: Enter the world of Scotland's Renaissance Kings and Queens at Stirling Castle; Explore the romantic ruins of Urquhart Castle and go in search of the monster on a relaxing Loch Ness cruise; Find out why the Battle of Culodden changed the Highland way of life forever at the exciting visitor center; Watch a team of working dogs maneuver sheep through various obstacles on your visit to a Highland farm; Visit the Duke of Atholl's Blair Castle—it has a special connection with Queen Victoria and has its own private army; Walk within the walls of Edinburgh Castle to view the Scottish Crown Jewels, Stone of Destiny and Mons Meg; For a limited time in August, you can witness the breathtaking spectacle of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Experience the floating palace that has played host to some of the world's most famous people aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia; Enjoy a Highlight Dinner with wine, bagpipes and dancing; Guests are invited to a Scottish Finale Celebration Dinner with wine in historic Edinburgh. Priced from $3,699 land only, based on double occupancy.

Hurry — Book and pay by December 28, 2012 and save up to $786 per couple with Insight's 10% Early Payment Discount plus save an additional $392 per couple if you have traveled with Insight before – A total potential savings of $1,178 per couple!

Insight guests enjoy more intimate groups, limited to just 40 passengers, the services of an experienced tour director and the assurance of staying in top selected hotels which are centrally or scenically located. Travel in style on Insight's luxury reconfigured coaches with more legroom so the journey is as enjoyable as the destination.

Take advantage of the included sightseeing worth hundreds of dollars, ensuring your holiday budget goes further. With so many included meals, quality hotels and sightseeing experiences, you'll be astounded at the value of an Insight Vacation.

Insight Vacations has accumulated an international following by providing outstanding service and quality tour packages to the savvy traveler who seeks better accommodations, choices in dining, and smaller group sizes all while staying in the most desirable locations. For over 30 years, Insight Vacations has been the leader in premium escorted tours and cruises to Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, Canada and the United States.

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