Scotland & Ireland: Science & Art

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Length

10 days

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Price

$3,497*
*Program price stands as an estimate until ticketing is finalized.

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Dates

May 15 – 25, 2023

Program includes

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • 8 Nights of Accommodation
  • Group Airport Transfers
  • Internal Flight – Edinburgh to Dublin
  • All Ground Transportation 
  • Daily Continental Breakfast 
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours 
  • Travelers Insurance

Program Highlights

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Surgeon’s Hall Museums
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Scottish Storytelling Center
  • National Museum
  • Science Gallery
  • Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • Cliffs of Moher & Burren Full Day Excursion
  • Howth Harbour & Cliffs
  • 2 Food Tours

Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure – Monday, May 15

  • Depart Home for Edinburgh, Scotland

Day 2 – Edinburgh – Tuesday, May 16

  • Arrive in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Airport Transfer – Check-in, Relax & Refresh
    Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc. Additionally, an in-depth safety briefing will be provided for what to do incase of an emergency. 
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of Edinburgh 
  • Welcome Dinner – The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a wide variety of menu options to cater all diets.

Day 3 – Edinburgh – Wednesday, May 17

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Edinburgh Castle – Edinburgh Castle, stronghold that was once the residence of Scottish monarchs and now serves mostly as a museum.
  • Lunch Break
  • Surgeon’s Hall Museums – Surgeons’ Hall Museums is an award winning Museum that is home to one of the largest and most historic pathology collections in the United Kingdom.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 4 – Edinburgh – Thursday, May 18

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • National Museum of Scotland – Meet Dolly the sheep, the first cloned mammal ever to be created from an adult cell. 
  • Lunch Break
  • Scottish Storytelling Center – The Scottish Storytelling Centre is  the world’s first purpose built modern centre for live storytelling.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 5 – Edinburgh – Friday, May 19

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Botanical Gardens – The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a scientific centre for the study of plants, their diversity and conservation, as well as a wonderful way to spend a beautiful morning.
  • Edinburgh Food Tour – During the food tour, you will not just eat delicious treats but also learn about the history of the food so you can understand Edinburgh’s thriving culinary scene. You’ll see Edinburgh’s Old Town on a personal level and taste the dishes beloved by the locals. Eat traditional Scottish food such as authentic haggis, Scottish treats, desserts, and cheeses.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 6 – Edinburgh/Dublin – Saturday, May 20

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Internal Flight – Edinburgh to Dublin (approx. 1 hour)
  • Arrival in Dublin, Ireland – Airport Transfer
  • Check-in, Relax & Refresh
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of Dublin – Trinity College & Book of Kells 
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 7 – Dublin – Sunday, May 21

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • National Museum – The National Museum of Ireland is Ireland’s leading museum institution, with a strong emphasis on national and some international archaeology, Irish history, Irish art, culture, and natural history.
  • Lunch Break
  • Science Gallery – The Science Gallery Network consists of leading universities united around a singular mission: to ignite creativity and discovery where science and art collide.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 8 – Dublin – Monday, May 22

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) – IMMA provides an extraordinary space where contemporary life and contemporary art connect, challenge and inspire one another.
  • Dublin Food Tour – Our Dublin Food Tour is a great introduction to Irish food and Dublin’s food scene. We spend approximately 3 hours walking around Dublin, stopping at award-winning eateries and food shops in the city to taste some delicious food.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 9 – Dublin – Tuesday, May 23

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Cliffs of Moher & Burren Full Day Excursion – Admire the stunning Irish countryside and travel along the Wild Atlantic Way to the incredible 700-foot high Cliffs of Moher. Browse intriguing exhibitions in the visitor center; marvel at the lunar limestone landscape of Burren, renowned for its rare flowers; and absorb the cosmopolitan charm of Galway City during some leisurely free time.
  • Return to Dublin

Day 10 – Dublin – Wednesday, May 24

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Howth Harbour & Cliffs – The Howth Cliffs are located northeast of Dublin and have over 10 miles of hiking and walking trails with views of Lambay Island, Irelands Eye, the village of Howth, and the gorgeous, rocky coastline.     
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Day 11 – Return – Thursday, May 25

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Dublin, Ireland for Home

For any additional information or questions please email us at: Info@studyabroadassociation.com

Payments Schedule

$500 due and payable with initial application, refundable till December 16th, 2022.

$1,499 second payment due and payable by February 14, 2023.

The final payment of the remaining balance is due and payable by March 16, 2023.

For any additional information or questions please email us at: Info@studyabroadassociation.com

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