The Dutch violinist and maestro will embark on a UK wide tour in 2020 with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, the largest private orchestra in the world with Platin Tenors and many international soloists. André Rieu firmly believes that classical music is made for everyone to enjoy and at his concerts everything is allowed – laughter, weeping, singing and dancing in the aisles! This is an event not to be missed!
Excursion to Glasgow with free time to explore before we continue on to see Andre Rieu live.
Stay on the shores of legendary Loch Lomond in the village of Tarbet surrounded by forests and magnificent mountains.
The hotel is less than a five minute walk from Tarbet Pier from where you can take a cruise over the loch to Rowardennan during which you can enjoy insurmountable views of Ben Lomond. Tarbet has a number of quaint tearooms which are a great place to enjoy a relaxing cup of tea while enjoying views over the loch.
Heading further out you can experience the stunning scenery of the Duke’s Pass on the other side of the national park, on the drive over you will have the chance to see the southern end of Loch Lomond and the many islands that dot its surface. From Tarbet it is possible to take a day trip out to the historic city of Stirling which for many years was Scotland’s capital and one of its most important cities. Glasgow is less than an hour away by car and has a great range of architecture harking back to its glory days as a Victorian industrial city.
In the hotel’s restaurant you can enjoy fabulous sights over the surrounding countryside while eating tasty breakfast and evening meals daily. Sit down in the bar during the evening to take in great entertainment and enjoy the views over the loch from some of the hotel’s rooms. In your room for added space and comfort upgrade to a superior or premier room, for even greater relaxation during your stay.
Starting from a choice of more than 600 local pickup points nationwide we’ll travel to one of our coach interchanges where you’ll meet your main tour coach to travel to Tarbet. On arrival and following check-in you’ll enjoy a delicious three course meal in the hotel’s restaurant. (Dinner)
Saturday to Sunday:
Relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Tarbet with and included excursion to Glasgow to see André Rieu in concert. (Breakfast, Dinner*)
We’ll travel home today, following a tasty breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant and check-out. Enjoy the last views of superb Scottish Border countryside as we get moving. (Breakfast)
* Please note that lunch instead of dinner will be provided on the day we visit Glasgow.
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