2017 - 15 Day British & Irish Grandeur

4 Star Vacation - 14 Nights - 23 Meals

Highlights:

  • Scottish and Welsh Evenings with Local Foods and Music
  • Taylor's Three Rock Pub
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • York Minster
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Kiss The Blarney Stone
  • Roman Baths
  • Stonehenge

    Hotels:

    Deluxe & Superior First Class:

  • Park Plaza London Riverbank
    London (2 nights)
  • York Marriott
    York (1 night)
  • Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, Uphall
    Near Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Culloden Estate and Spa
    Belfast (1 night)
  • Royal Marine Hotel
    Dublin (2 nights)
  • Killarney Plaza Hotel
    Killarney (2 nights)
  • Granville Hotel
    Waterford (1 night)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel - Cardiff
    Cardiff (1 night)
  • Park Plaza London Riverbank
    London (2 nights)

    Tour Includes:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • 14 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 8 dinners (D) including
    - Welcome dinner in London
    - Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
    - Taylor's Three Rock Pub dinner and traditional show
    - Welsh Evening in Cardiff
    - 4 table d'hote dinners
  • 1 lunch (L)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tours of London, Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin
  • Walking tours of Cambridge, York, Derry, Dublin's Trinity College and Waterford
  • Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 06 to 20 departures
  • Ferry rides between Britain & Ireland
  • Sheepdog trials
  • London open-top bus tour with Tower of London or Kensington Palace visit
  • Oyster card - a pass valid on all public transportation in London
  • Visits and admissions to Hampton Court Palace, York Minster, Alnwick Castle & Garden, Edinburgh Castle, Titanic Belfast, Giant's Causeway, Book of Kells at Trinity College, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, Jameson Experience, House of Waterford Crystal, Cardiff Castle, Roman Baths & Pump Room and Stonehenge
  • Audio headsets and group photo
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies
  • Call (540) 636-1402 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13454066

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2017
    Duration
    15 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1LondonLondon Arrival & Tour : Your vacation starts at your London hotel at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director. Head out on a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Join your tour director for a welcome drink and discuss your trip before dinner.
    (D)
    Day 2LondonHampton Court Palace & Free Time in London : This morning discover the magnificence of Hampton Court Palace, Henry VIII's favorite royal residence. Move at your own pace through the breath-taking grandeur of Henry's State Rooms, vast Tudor kitchens and more. The afternoon and evening are free so you may use your included Oyster card to explore central London by public transport.
    (B)
    Day 3YorkCambridge & York Minster Tour : Take a stroll around Cambridge to view some of the famous university colleges, including King's College, and the Mathematical Bridge over the River Cam. Head north to York for a walking tour to appreciate narrow streets and medieval houses. The stately York Minster, with towers and stained glass, is the highlight of the walk. Check in to your hotel and relax before dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 4UphallAlnwick Castle & Edinburgh Evening : Head north to visit Alnwick Castle, the second largest inhabited castle in England. View the lavish State Rooms with a stunning array of artifacts, an exhibit on Downton Abbey, and take a stroll through Alnwick Garden. Travel through the Northumberland National Park and on to your hotel near Edinburgh where you'll experience a Scottish Evening with bagpipes and fun music.
    (B, D)
    Day 5UphallEdinburgh Castle & Guided City Tour : Discover Edinburgh's highlights on a city tour. See the elegant Georgian "New Town" with spacious streets and the compact medieval city along the Royal Mile. Tour Edinburgh Castle to view the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The rest of the day is free for independent activities. On August 06 to 20 departures, experience the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
    (B)
    Day 6BelfastFerry to Ireland & Titanic Belfast : Travel along the scenic coastal route of the Nine Glens of Antrim and visit the Giant's Causeway, hexagonal columns formed over 60 million years ago. Stop for photos at the ruins of Dunluce Castle and head to Derry for a walking tour around the medieval city walls with a local guide. Drive south to your Victorian hotel located on Dublin Bay, a few miles from the city.
    (B)
    Day 8DublinDublin Tour & Taylor's Three Rock Pub : This morning tour central Dublin to see spacious Georgian squares and streets, landmark public buildings and graceful townhouses. Take a guided walking tour of Trinity College's campus and view the priceless Book of Kells. The afternoon is free and in the evening enjoy dinner at Taylor's Three Rock Pub followed by Irish music and dance.
    (B, D)
    Day 9KillarneyBlarney Castle & Killarney : Travel south, pausing for photos at the stately Rock of Cashel, with 12th century church ruins. Just outside Cork, visit the famous Blarney Castle and climb to the ramparts to kiss the "Stone of Eloquence." You may shop at the Blarney Woollen Mills for quality Irish-made goods. Continue your drive to Killarney, famous for its exquisite location.
    (B, D)
    Day 10KillarneyRing of Kerry & Sheepdogs : Drive to the delightful town of Kenmare for a look around and savor a casual lunch. Travel along part of the awesome Ring of Kerry route to view spectacular scenery at Moll's Gap and at Ladies' View. Stop at a sheep farm to see demonstrations of sheep herding and shearing before returning to Killarney where the evening is free.
    (B, L)
    Day 11WaterfordJameson Whiskey & Waterford Crystal : Head east to Midleton to tour the Jameson Experience, a journey through the story and making of Irish whiskey. Enjoy a sample at the end of the tour. Travel to Waterford and at the House of Waterford Crystal see how glass is blown and cut by master craftspeople. In the evening take a gentle walking tour with a local guide to discover the history of this old port city.
    (B, D)
    Day 12CardiffSouth Wales & Cardiff Castle : Depart Waterford early this morning to catch the ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke Dock. Journey through the gentle, green countryside to Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Head to Cardiff Castle, developed in Roman times and transformed into an elaborate 19th century Gothic-style residence, for a tour of the magnificent and varied chambers. In the evening head to a Welsh evening for dinner and local music and entertainment.
    (B, D)
    Day 13LondonRoman Baths & Stonehenge : This morning drive east to explore the mineral-rich hot springs at Bath. Tour the Roman Baths and Pump Room, first built by the Romans 2,000 years ago and revived during the 18th century. Drive to Salisbury Plain to view the prehistoric circle of vast monoliths at Stonehenge. Continue to London and check in to your hotel. The evening is at leisure.
    (B)
    Day 14LondonExtend your Stay in London : Plan a day of discovery around London's attractions on an open-top bus tour. Visit the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels or Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. (B)
    (B)
    Day 15Tour Ends in LondonTour Ends in London : Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

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    Lodging
    Park Plaza London Riverbank, London (2 nights)
    York Marriott, York (1 night)
    Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, Uphall, Near Edinburgh (2 nights)
    Culloden Estate and Spa, Belfast (1 night)
    Royal Marine Hotel, Dublin (2 nights)
    Killarney Plaza Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
    Granville Hotel, Waterford (1 night)
    Radisson Blu Hotel - Cardiff, Cardiff (1 night)
    Park Plaza London Riverbank, London (2 nights)
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    Single room supplement: $1,330

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