Jim Gold International Folk Tours
and Richard Schmidt present:
            Scotland !
Folk Dancing,  Folk Music, Folk Art, History,
Culture, Folk Shopping, Adventure !August 7-20, 2017

             Glasgow, Edinburgh,                Stirling, St Andrews, Aberdeen,
Balmoral,  Inverness,
Ben Nevis, Loch Ness,
Loch Lomond
       Led  by  Richard Schmidt
★ Meet with local dance groups !
★ Breathtaking scenery wih the heather in full bloom!
★ Price includes city tours, hotels, breakfasts,
four dinners, and a private deluxe motorcoach !ITINERARY

1 Mon, Aug 7 Fly to Glasgow on airline of your choice.
2 Tue, Aug 8
Day 1: August 7, Monday: Fly to Glasgow on airline of your choice.
 Day 2:  August 8, Tuesday: Check-in to our hotel in Glasgow. Dinner & folk dancing at our hotel.  Overnight in Glasgow.
 Day 3: August 9, Wednesday: City tour with local guide – The Lighthouse, The Tall Ship, Glengoyle Distillery. Overnight in Glasgow.
 Day 4: August 10, Thursday: Guided tours of Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile with time for shopping and tea. Overnight in Edinburgh.
 Day 5:  August 11, Friday: Your chance to explore this beautiful capital city in depth, visiting interesting sites like the Royal Yacht Britannia. We’ll learn some Scottish country dances with a local expert. Overnight in Edinburgh
 Day 6: August 12, Saturday: Richard’s birthplace so it’s time for Braveheart, The Wallace Monument, Stirling Castle, Mary Queen
of Scots and of course dancing on a Saturday night.
Overnight in Stirling.
 Day 7: August 13, Sunday: The wool mills of Callander for some great shopping and a chance to meet “Hamish”, the famous Highland cow and then off to dance school in St. Andrews. Overnight in St. Andrews.
 Day 8: August 14, Monday: From the golf course to the sandy beaches on the North Sea. Paddle in the sea at Montrose and then a city tour of Scotland’s third largest city. Overnight in Aberdeen
 Day 9: August 15, Tuesday: Balmoral Castle, summer home of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and then we’re off to the capital of the highlands. Overnight in Inverness.
 Day 10:  August 16, Wednesday: Tour of Inverness city center and then we go bike riding along the River Ness and enjoy the fresh air of the Highlands. Overnight in Inverness
 Day 11: August 17, Thursday: We’ll get on a boat and look for Nessie in Fort Augustus before heading for a quaint evening with locals in a pub.
Overnight in Fort William
Day 12: August 18, Friday: We head to the top of the U.K.’s tallest mountain – Ben Nevis and then through Glen Coe, site of the infamous massacre of the MacDonalds by the Campbells. We end our day in a picturesque place. Overnight in Loch Lomond.
 Day 13:  August 19, Saturday: Morning is spent around Loch Lomond and the Trossachs before we head back into the hustle and bustle of Scotland’s largest city Overnight in Glasgow.
Day 14: August 20: Sunday: Transfer to  Day 16 Airport. Fly out of Glasgow on  airline of your choice.
About Richard Schmidt:
Born in Scotland, Richard received the “Lifetime Achievement     Award”  from  the  Polish  government  for  his  dedication  in  promoting  Polish  culture  abroad. He is the Artistic Director and founder of the White Eagle Folk Dance Academy in his hometown of Montréal, Canada and Artistic Director for The Lechowia Polish Folk Dance  Company  of  Toronto,  the  largest  Polish  ensemble  in  Canada.  His  instructional workshops  and  choreography  have  been  complimented  by  decades  of  studies  under several dance masters. He has worked with folk ensembles in Europe, Asia and North America since the age of seventeen and is well-known on the International Folk Scene as  the  Master  of  Polish  Dance with  standing  invitations  in  the  United  States,  Japan, Hong Kong and China. Richard leads a very popular folk tour of Poland presented by Jim Gold and is  now  expanding his  horizons to  include  his  homeland  of Scotland. His experience, easy going temperament and joie-de-vivre always add to the comfort and complete  satisfaction of  all  the  guests on  his  tours! His  sister,  Carol, who  resides  in Stirling, is a certified Scottish dance instructor who will ensure that we learn the right  stuff!
 Land Only: $3995
REGISTRATION FORM: I can’t wait to go!  Enclosed is my registration deposit of $200 per person, refundable until March 9th. Single supplement: $795. Additional charges are: $85 hotel taxes and service. Gratuities are not included. Program subject to change without notice. Group rate:  Minimum of 15 people required or additional fees may apply. Cancellations 45 days prior to departure: Refund 50% of total price. Cancellations less than 30 days: No refund.
Travel insurance recommended.  Total balance due April 1, 2017.
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 Maps of Scotland
Air Transportation:  International air not included except as noted.
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Baggage: One baggage per person and a carry on is allowed.
Cancellations: Cancellations 45 days prior to departure: Refund 50%  of total price. Less than 30 days: No refund. Additionally, any cancellation fees imposed by the respective hotels, airlines, tour companies and cruise lines will be charged. Travel Insurance is non-refundable as are unused services.
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