Sailing in Scotland, whisky tasting at the source

Board tall ship Thalassa and visit Scotland’s famous malt whisky distilleries while sailing through some of the most beautiful coastal sceneries in the world. Experience charming old fishing villages, hauntingly beautiful landscapes and visit places almost impossible to reach by anything but by boat.

Scotland is a whisky lover’s paradise and there is no finer way to explore the country’s whisky-producing islands than on board of Thalassa. Visit the world-famous Islay Festival of Music and Malt, join our whisky ambassador for a tour to the best fine malt coastal distilleries and explore the magical islands by foot or by bike. In the evenings, relax and enjoy the company of fellow whisky enthusiasts as you savour your favourite whisky from our well-stocked whisky bar on board. All in all, our Whisky Sailing Cruises offer a fantastic way to experience Scotland in all its wild and natural glory

WHISKY SAILING CRUISES 2020

                        

 

Whisky sailing cruise Islay Festival May 23rd - May 30th

Start: Troon, Scotland, 14.00, Saturday May 23rd, 2020
End: Troon, Scotland, 10.00, Saturday May 30th, 2020

Price: € 1,299 p.p.
Price is based on the division of 2 persons into a double cabin. 

The travel sum is inclusive:
- 7 overnight stays on board in a double cabin with private shower;
- all meals during the trip (breakfast, lunch and dinner);
- Non-alcoholic drinks with meals (coffee, tea, milk and water);
- 1 whiskytasting on board, accompanied by a whiskey expert.

Not included:
- all other non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks (beer, wine and whisky);
- entry tickets for visits to the various distilleries;
- Extra excursions ashore. The costs for the different excursions amount tTRAVEL PROGRAMME (subject to change, program is due to changes determined by the whisky expert and the guests)o approx. € 100, - per person in total (participation is not mandatory).

The sailing voyage begins and ends in Scotland. You are responsible for arranging your own travel to Scotland. This is NOT included in the price

 

TRAVEL PROGRAMME (subject to change, program is due to changes determined by the whisky expert and the guests)

 

Day 1- Saturday- From 2 p.m. you can board the Thalassa at the harbour of Troon. After you have met the ship, the crew and the other guests the ship leaves around 17.00h towards Islay. At night we arrive in the port of Bruichladdich

Day 2- Sunday-Bruichladdich festival and crossing to Jura

Day 3- Monday- Jura, visit Jura distillery and then to Coal Ila where the actual whisky festival takes place. In the afternoon Thalassa sails to Port Ellen. Guests may choose whether to travel by land (bus or car) or sail along with the vessel.

Day 4 Tuesday-Port Ellen: the festival at Laphroaigh. It is also possible to visit other distilleries such as Ardbeg and Lagavullin

Day 5- Wednesday-Port Ellen. The festival takes place at Bowmore and Ardnahoe, accessible by public transport or by the rental car from the ship

Day 6-Thursday- Transfer to Campbeltown, afternoon tour at Springbank or Glen Scotia

Day 7- Friday-Transfer to Arran and then to Troon

Day 8 Saturday-between 06.00 and 10.00h the guests disembark in the harbour of Troon

 

Whisky sailing expedition August 29th - September 9th 2020 € 1.750 p.p.

Start: Invergordon, Scotland, 14.00, Saturday August 29th, 2020
End: Oban, Scotland, 10.00, Wednesday September 9th, 2020

The travel sum is inclusive:
- 11 overnight stays on board in a double cabin with private shower;
- all meals during the trip (breakfast, lunch and dinner);
- Non-alcoholic drinks with meals (coffee, tea, milk and water);
- 1 whiskytasting on board, accompanied by a whiskey expert.

Not included:
- all other non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks (beer, wine and whisky);
- entry tickets for visits to the various distilleries;
- Extra excursions ashore. The costs for the different excursions amount to approx. € 100, - per person in total (participation is not mandatory).

The sailing voyage begins and ends in Scotland. You are responsible for arranging your own travel to Scotland. This is NOT included in the price


TRAVEL PROGRAMME: Under construction

 

For further questions please contact us by phone (+31-10-4156600) or  email: info@hollandsglorie.nl

 

 

 

Go To Top