Beloved music, literature, and poetry; lively traditions, customs, and conversation; smooth Guinness, whisky, and ale—they all flow from the banks of one legendary river to another on this immersive tour of Ireland, Scotland, and England. From the ancient villages along the Shannon to the cathedrals and castles lining the Thames, this tour of Ireland and Britain invites you to splash about in four distinctive countries and cultures. Enjoy traditional tea at a 150-year-old Irish farmhouse, follow the sounds of haunting bagpipes in Edinburgh’s quirky quarters, and quote famous verse as you stroll around Shakespeare’s birthplace in the English countryside. With a compass pointed toward enlightenment and enchantment, this vacation to Ireland and Britain is overflowing with seaside scenery, Highland history, and cobblestone charisma.
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|August 2, 2023||from $4,814 CDN (Compared to $5,189 CDN)||Per Person|
|1||Wed Aug 2||SHANNON, IRELAND–LIMERICK|
|2||Thu Aug 3||LIMERICK. EXCURSION TO CLIFFS OF MOHER & GALWAY|
|3||Fri Aug 4||LIMERICK–ADARE–RING OF KERRY–KILLARNEY|
|4||Sat Aug 5||KILLARNEY–BLARNEY–CAHIR–DUBLIN|
|5||Sun Aug 6||DUBLIN|
|6||Mon Aug 7||DUBLIN–GIANT’S CAUSEWAY, NORTHERN IRELAND–BELFAST|
|7||Tue Aug 8||BELFAST–EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND|
|8||Wed Aug 9||EDINBURGH|
|9||Thu Aug 10||EDINBURGH–ALNWICK, ENGLAND–YORK|
|10||Fri Aug 11||YORK–STRATFORD-UPON-AVON–BATH|
|11||Sat Aug 12||BATH–STONEHENGE–LONDON|
|12||Sun Aug 13||LONDON|
|13||Mon Aug 14||LONDON|
Day 1- ARRIVE IN SHANNON, IRELAND–LIMERICK
CÉAD MILE FÁILTE—A HUNDRED-THOUSAND WELCOMES!
This evening, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Day 2 – LIMERICK. EXCURSION TO CLIFFS OF MOHER & GALWAY
SEACLIFF ROCKS & SHEEP FLOCKS
CLIFFS OF MOHER Visit the 668-foot-high cliffs above the Atlantic Ocean.
GALWAY Free time.
RATHBAUN Globus Local Favorite Watch the farmer shear a sheep and maneuver a flock with a help of a sheep dog, and enjoy traditional tea at Rathbaun Farm.
Day 3 – LIMERICK–ADARE–RING OF KERRY–KILLARNEY
BEAUTIES IN COUNTIES CLARE & KERRY
ADARE Stop at the quaint village to see its pretty thatched cottages.
RING OF KERRY Panoramic drive around part of Ireland’s spectacular southwestern peninsula.
KILLARNEY Free time.
Day 4 – KILLARNEY–BLARNEY–CAHIR–DUBLIN
THE STONE OF ELOQUENCE
BLARNEY Visit the village renowned for its magical Kissing Stone.
CAHIR Photo stop.
DUBLIN Free time this afternoon.
Day 5 – DUBLIN
IRELAND’S CAPITAL CITY
DUBLIN Take a morning orientation drive to see O’Connell Street, Georgian squares, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Trinity College. Free time this afternoon.
Day 6 – DUBLIN–GIANT’S CAUSEWAY, NORTHERN IRELAND–BELFAST
A GRAND SHIP & GIANT STEPS
GIANT’S CAUSEWAY See more than 40,000 interlocking basalt columns formed millions of years ago.
BELFAST Visit the Titanic Belfast Experience.
Day 7 – BELFAST–EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
STRAIT TO SCOTLAND
BELFAST Ferry crossing on the North Channel strait to Cairnryan on Scotland’s southwest coast. Continue with a scenic drive through Scottish border country to Edinburgh.
Day 8 – EDINBURGH
DRUMMERS, PIPERS & PRECIOUS JEWELS
EDINBURGH Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the New Town, the Old Town, and a visit to Edinburgh Castle to see Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Free time this afternoon.
Day 9 – EDINBURGH–ALNWICK, ENGLAND–YORK
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ALNWICK!
ALNWICK Visit Alnwick Castle, setting for many film productions. Choose between a tour of the castle or taking a stroll through the magnificent Alnwick Gardens.
YORK See York Minster and browse the shops of The Shambles.
Day 10 – YORK–STRATFORD-UPON-AVON–BATH
SONNETS & SPRINGS
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON See Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace.
BATH Visit the excavations of the Roman Baths.
Day 11 – BATH–STONEHENGE–LONDON
STONEHENGE Join a guided visit.
Day 12 – LONDON
THE ROYAL TREATMENT
LONDON Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, Prime Minister’s Downing Street residence, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. Free time this afternoon.
Day 13 – LONDON
SAFE TRAVELS UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN!
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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