Northern Ireland & Scotland: A Trip Full of Beauty and History

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Posted on December 4th, 2013 in Travel by SSBblogger | No Comments

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

Edinburgh Castle is just one of the many great sights that will be seen during the trip.

Security State Bank is proud to announce another great travel opportunity being made available to our customers. In partnering with Star Destinations, Inc., we are offering a trip to the beautiful and historic countries of Northern Ireland and Scotland Sept. 1-11 of next year.

Northern Ireland and Scotland are both countries that have been blessed with a wide variety of breathtaking scenery and history that extends back for centuries. The tour includes stops in Edinburgh, Fort Williams, Glasgow, Belfast, Derry and Dublin. Over the course of the tour you’ll visit some of these countries most famous locations, such as:

Edinburgh Castle- home of the Scottish crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny, a block of red sandstone used for centuries to coronate the monarchs of Scotland, England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom.

Holyrood Palace- official residence of the Monarch of the United Kingdom of Scotland and home to Kings and Queens of Scots since the 16th Century.

Glengoyne Distillery- home of Scotlands most famous malt whiskey (with a tasting included!)

Loch Lomond- take in the scenery of the most famous lake and scenery in Scotland from a cruise vessel.

Titanic Belfast- a shimmering gallery dedicated to the history of the Titanic, which was built in the Docklands of Belfast.

The Giants’ Causeway- Ireland’s first UNESCO World Heritage site first documented in 1693 consists of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption.

The city of Derry- this city is the only completely walled city in Ireland and the British Isles with over 1450 years of history to its name!

The city of Dublin- tour the famous pubs, cathedrals, squares and shopping districts of this famous Irish city that started out as a Viking settlement.

Security State Bank hopes that you’ll join us for this amazing, once in a lifetime trip. If you have any questions, you can contact Jan Scott at 319-334-7035, or ask for her when you call you your nearest SSB location.

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