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Outlander Trail

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • duration 1 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-30357
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Ends Edinburgh, Scotland
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Midhope Castle
  • Doune Castle
  • Culross
  • Falkland
  • Linlithgow Palace
  • Outlander
  • Robert the Bruce
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The Outlander Trail tour starts and ends in Edinburgh. The Outlander Trail is an explorer tour that takes 1 days taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and other destinations in Scotland.

Pack your essentials and travel back to the 18th century on an Outlander themed adventure to charming villages and iconic historic attractions: a dream day out for any Outlander fan!

We can’t guarantee any time travel through standing stones, but your guide will immerse you in real-life tales from the past which inspired Diana Gabaldon’s world-famous books. When you experience these stunning locations, you’ll understand why they were chosen to feature in the hit TV series.
ITINERARY

We start the day in Edinburgh at and head to Linlithgow Palace, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, and the filming location for Wentworth Prison in Outlander. Next, we visit Doune Castle*, or Castle Leoch to Outlander fans. One of the best-preserved medieval castles in Scotland, it has also appeared in Game of Thrones, Outlaw King and Monty Python & the Holy Grail.

Over in the ancient Kingdom of Fife, we visit colourful Culross, which starred as Cranesmuir, where Claire and Geillis Duncan were accused of witchcraft. That was a close call! Afterwards, we travel to Falkland, the setting for 1940s Inverness. Explore the quaint streets or chase Jamie’s ghostly figure around the village square.

Saving the best ‘til last, our final stop is at Midhope Castle, made famous as Lallybroch. The perfect end to an awesome day!

* Please note that there are dates throughout the year where Midhope Castle is closed for estate activity and filming.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Transport
  • Full refund if cancelled more than 24 hours in advance
Guide
  • Your Legendary local HAGGiS Guide
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy.
  • Meals are not included allowing you to keep your options open and eat according to your budget.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Outlander Trail tour. You can cancel the tour up to 49 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 48 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 27 September 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 27 September 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 48 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Outlander Trail tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Outlander Trail tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Other Information

All trips depart from HAGGIS HQ which sits halfway along Edinburgh’s most famous street, the Royal Mile, right in the heart of the Old Town

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How many days are enough for Europe?

    You can spend a couple of months exploring Europe and still feel like you have not seen everything. Generally speaking, a two-week Europe trip should be just enough if you are looking to cover its major highlights. However, if you want a comprehensive travel experience within this duration, it is better that you focus on a region or a few countries rather than traveling all over the continent. 

    Choose a single country or schedule your trip around a handful of cities in different countries. While larger European cities may require three to four days to explore, you can get around smaller destinations in a day or two. Planning your trip around a particular region will cut down your travel time and save your time in transit.

  • How do I plan a 15-day trip to Europe?

    If you are planning to visit multiple countries, you should prepare a tentative list of destinations you are interested in. If it is your first trip, stick to major cities and cultural centers for the sake of simplicity and convenience. Also, be flexible and optimize your travel time and budget. Be open to changing your itinerary depending on schedules and ticket prices.

  • Where to travel in Europe?

    Europe has swathes of spectacular landscapes, a rich history, and vibrant cultures. Therefore, deciding on the best travel destinations on the continent can be difficult. However, you can narrow down on highlights by choosing one overarching theme for your trip. 

    If you are looking forward to immersing yourself in art and history, then Italy, Spain, and France should be on the top of your list. Head for Switzerland, Norway, or Croatia if nature is what you love the most. For beaches and water sports, you will be hard-pressed to find better destinations than Greece, Portugal, and Montenegro.

    Having said that, you can also diversify your itinerary by mixing and matching different elements of the same country. Italy tops the charts not just for its medieval monuments and Renaissance art but also for coastal scenery and sun-soaked beaches. Similarly, Spain is a foodie paradise as much as it is an architectural hotspot.

  • How to travel around Europe cheap?

    Bus services like FlixBus and BusAbout offer a convenient means of transport if you wish to move from one city to another within the same country. Although these services do travel between countries, they might not be the best choice due to a longer travel time.

    Budget airlines are another great way to get around Europe’s major cities, especially when you want to cut down on travel time between two countries. Keep an eye out and you might be able to snag tickets at unbelievable rates. Services like Skyscanner can be of help. Some of the largest budget airlines in the continent are Ryanair, WizzAir, Eurowings, and EasyJet.

    Ridesharing services are a godsend for those wishing to immerse themselves in local culture as they offer you the chance to catch a ride with locals along the way. BlaBlaCar is the largest one. The only downside is that it is not always as easy to book a rideshare service as it is to catch a bus or hop on a budget flight.

  • What is the best travel insurance for Europe?

    There are dozens of insurance companies offering travel insurance, which can make it difficult for you to choose the right one.

    There are a number of things that you should be aware of while purchasing travel insurance. If it is comprehensive medical insurance plans that you are interested in, make sure to find out what all the plan covers. If you are concerned about certain scenarios, then check out customizable travel insurance policies and find out if the provider can cover you for those situations. You also need to determine if there are reasonable coverage limits. Check deductibles and compensation limits in the insurance policy for this.

    While insurance is important, it is mostly a safeguard against emergencies. If you are on a budget, you can go with the second- or even third-best option and prioritize getting your money’s worth instead of purchasing the most comprehensive coverage.

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