Edinburgh and Scottish Castle Experience Escorted Tour After departure from Edinburgh visitors will be surprised by the tennis court at Falkland Palace, built in the early 16th century. Continue to St Andrews, long known as the birthplace of gold and more recently as the meeting place of William and Kate. Don�t be surprised by glimpses of students in their gowns, St Andrews is proud of its traditions. After leaving St Andrews, admire the details of some stunning manor houses before heading into the Royal Deeside area, known for its plethora of castles. Explore three castles with different pasts; each is unique for its portraits, gardens, turrets and family history. Arrive at Culloden where the famous battle took place between the Highland warriors and British regiment, resulting in the decimation of so many brave Scots. Taste the �water of life� at the Dalwhinnie Distillery, where the secret to their whiskey is the cool waters of the River Spey. Make a final castle visit to Loch Leven Castle, famous as the place where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned and forced to abdicate, before returning to stately Edinburgh. Contact your travel advisor to book this European vacation today. Want to customize this package? Talk to your travel advisor about what you�d like to change in order to make a vacation that�s perfect for you!