Tours

Glasgow Clydeside Walking Tour

Friday, 29 April – AFTERNOON

In this afternoon visit of Glasgow’s Clydeside area you will visit the Riverside Museum – the city’s Transport Museum, and the new Clydeside Distillery. This tour will be on foot walking along the river Clyde where both visits are situated. The Riverside has a fascinating display of historic vehicles and a recreated old Glasgow market street. In the Distillery a private tour and tasting of 3 drams (whiskies) await!

Timing: 13:00-17:00 h
Departure & return: SEC
Booking: Please book your ticket (65 €) when registering for the Congress

Loch Lomond

Friday, 29 April – FULL DAY

On this full day tour, you will head north of the city and into the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.  A short drive from the city and you will experience a cruise on the breath-taking Loch Lomond, followed by lunch in a traditional country pub. The afternoon will round off with a visit to Glengoyne Distillery where following a private tour learning all about the art of whisky distillers, you will enjoy a couple of drams.

Timing: 09:00-17:00 h
Departure & return: SEC
Booking: Please book your ticket (148 €) when registering for the Congress

Glasgow Highlights

Saturday, 30 April – MORNING

Departing from the SEC for a panoramic city tour with your knowledgeable Blue Badge guide, this tour will explore some of Glasgow’s highlights. A short circuit round the city centre and the Merchant City with some stops en-route at Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery and Glasgow Cathedral with the Necropolis (said to be the birthplace of the city).

Timing: 09:00-13:00 h
Departure & return: SEC
Booking: Please book your ticket (65 €) when registering for the Congress

Glasgow Culture Crawl

Saturday, 30 April – AFTERNOON

Departing by coach from the SEC you will be taken to the city’s East End.  You will be met by a local guide who will take you on a walking tour – a Culture crawl – of this UNESCO city of music, passing for instance the iconic dance hall and music venue ‘The Barrowlands’ and mural art highlights. Additionally, a private visit to Tennent’s Brewery to taste Scotland’s favourite lager. Return by coach.

Timing: 13:00-17:00 h
Departure & return: SEC
Booking: Please book your ticket (82 €) when registering for the Congress

Edinburgh

Saturday, 30 April – FULL DAY

This full day trip takes you east to the capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh. The day will commence with a visit to the impressive Edinburgh Castle, one of the city’s most iconic landmarks and home to kings and queens for centuries. Highlights will be seeing the oldest Crown jewels in Britain, the Honours of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. Lunch will be in a local pub located on The Royal Mile. Then, with your knowledgeable Blue Badge guide you will have a mini walking tour of the historic Old Town, whilst making your way down to Holyrood Palace. Here you will discover the links with some well-known Scottish historic figures, and of course the Palace is the official residence of the Queen when she is on business in Scotland. A truly Royal day out.

Timing: 08:30-17:30 h
Departure & return: SEC
Booking: Please book your ticket (175 €) when registering for the Congress

Stirling

Sunday, 1 May – FULL DAY

In this full day trip, you will visit the city of Stirling. First, a visit to Stirling Castle where you can take in the magnificent views from this hill-top location, as well as getting a taste of this favoured residence of the Stewart kings and queens. Your Blue Badge guide accompanying you on this day will highlight the must-see areas of this historic site. Then you will visit the Wallace Monument, built to commemorate the life of Sir William Wallace – often saluted as Scotland’s National hero! After lunch in a nearby traditional pub, onwards to Glenturret Distillery in Perthshire (Scotland’s oldest working distillery) for a private tour and tasting.

Timing: 09:00-17:30 h
Departure & return: SEC
Booking: Please book your ticket (160 €) when registering for the Congress