2017 - 11 Day British & Irish Elegance

4 Star Vacation - 10 Nights - 16 Meals

Highlights

  • Cardiff, Dublin & Edinburgh Dinner Shows
  • Stonehenge
  • Roman Baths & Pump Room
  • House of Waterford Crystal
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • York Minster
  • Shakespeare's Birthplace

    Hotels:
    Superior & First Class

  • Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
    London (1 night)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel - Cardiff
    Cardiff (1 night)
  • Granville Hotel
    Waterford (1 night)
  • North Star Hotel
    Dublin (2 nights)
  • Village Hotel Edinburgh
    Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • York Marriott
    York (1 night)
  • Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
    London (2 nights)

    Tour Includes:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • 10 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 6 dinners (D) including
    - Welcome dinner in London
    - Welsh Evening in Cardiff
    - Merry Ploughboy Pub dinner and traditional show
    - Scottish evening in Edinburgh
    - 2 table d'hote dinners
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tours of London, Cardiff, Dublin and Edinburgh
  • Walking tours of Waterford and York
  • Round trip ferry transportation between Britain & Ireland
  • Jerpoint Park Farm sheepdog trials with tea and scones
  • Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4 to 18 departures
  • Dublin open-top bus tour with a visit to Guinness Storehouse or General Post Office Museum
  • London open-top bus tour with Tower of London or Kensington Palace visit
  • Visits and admissions to Stonehenge, Roman Baths & Pump Room, Cardiff Castle, House of Waterford Crystal, Glasnevin Museum, Edinburgh Castle, York Minster and Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • 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 (603) 524-2500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13107374

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2017
    Duration
    11 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1LondonLondon Arrival & Orientation : Your vacation starts at your London hotel at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director. Head out on a panoramic drive around central London to see many of the famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, St Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London. In the evening join your tour director and your fellow travelers for a welcome drink to discuss your trip. Then enjoy dinner in your hotel.
    (D)
    Day 2CardiffStonehenge & Roman Baths : This morning head out of London to Salisbury Plain to view the prehistoric circle of vast monoliths at Stonehenge. Continue west 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. Dine at a Welsh evening on local specialties and appreciate fine entertainment.
    (B, D)
    Day 3WaterfordCardiff & Ferry to Waterford : Take a panoramic tour of Cardiff to see the principal areas and buildings in the city center and tour Cardiff Castle, developed in Roman times and transformed into an elaborate Gothic style residence in the 19th century. Journey through the gentle, green countryside to the west coast. At Pembroke Dock embark on an afternoon ferry crossing to Rosslare and on to Waterford for your next overnight stay.
    (B, D)
    Day 4DublinSheepdogs & Dublin's Merry Ploughboy Pub : After breakfast take a walking tour around historic Waterford, founded by the Vikings over 1,000 years ago. Visit the House of Waterford Crystal to learn about glass blowing and cutting. At Jerpoint Park Farm see a deserted 12th century town, watch trained dogs herd sheep and sample scones with tea. Stop briefly in Kilkenny before heading to Dublin. Drive to the Merry Ploughboy Pub for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show.
    (B, D)
    Day 5DublinDublin Sightseeing & Glasnevin : Tour Dublin city to see elegant Georgian squares with brightly-painted doorways; in O'Connell Street see the General Post Office where the 1916 Rebellion started. Visit Glasnevin Museum, Ireland's national necropolis, which is a who's who of modern Irish history. The afternoon is free so that you may use your vouchers for an independent open-top bus tour around the city and a visit to one attraction. The evening is free.
    (B)
    Day 6EdinburghScotland & Edinburgh Show : Depart Dublin early this morning and drive north to take a ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan. Travel through gentle pasturelands to the central belt of Scotland. Continue to Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city, and check in to your hotel. Head to a Scottish Evening to dine on excellent Scottish cuisine, including Haggis, followed by lively Highland dancing with bagpipes and kilts.
    (B, D)
    Day 7EdinburghEdinburgh Castle & City Tour : Join a local guide on a drive around central Edinburgh to see the main points of interest, including the 200-year-old "New Town" with elegant Georgian houses and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Walk along part of the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered closely together. Tour the massive Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The afternoon is free for independent activities. On August 4 to 18 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle.
    (B)
    Day 8YorkScottish Borders & York : Travel through the charming Borders region with many quaint towns, manor houses and abbeys. Stop in Jedburgh for a look around and view the picturesque ruins of Jedburgh Abbey. Continue south to York for a walking tour to appreciate narrow streets, especially the Shambles, where the medieval houses almost touch across the street. Tour the stately Gothic York Minster, which dates back to the 12th century and is noted for its magnificent medieval stained glass windows.
    (B, D)
    Day 9LondonShakespeare's Birthplace & London : Travel to Stratford-upon-Avon to visit Shakespeare's Birthplace to see an exhibition about his life and work. Walk through the furnished house where he was born and take a look around the town with its many black-and-white buildings. Drive through the Cotswolds to London and check into your hotel where the evening is at leisure.
    (B)
    Day 10LondonExtend your Stay in London : schedule your London sightseeing when you take an open-top bus tour around the many famous landmarks. There are a number of different bus routes as well as a walking tour and a cruise on the River Thames. Visit either the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels or Kensington Palace, home of Princess Diana.
    (B)
    Day 11Tour Ends in LondonTour Ends in London : Your program ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    05/05/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/09/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/16/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/23/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/30/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/14/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/21/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/04/2017$3,028.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/18/2017$3,028.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/25/2017$2,964.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/01/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/15/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/22/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/06/2017$2,750.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/20/2017$2,750.00* (USD) / 11 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel, London (1 night)
    Radisson Blu Hotel - Cardiff, Cardiff (1 night)
    Granville Hotel, Waterford (1 night)
    North Star Hotel, Dublin (2 nights)
    Village Hotel Edinburgh, Edinburgh (2 nights)
    York Marriott, York (1 night)
    Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel, London (2 nights)
    Disclaimer

    Single room supplement: $845

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    • 2017 - 11 Day British & Irish Elegance

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      HighlightsCardiff, Dublin & Edinburgh Dinner ShowsStonehengeRoman Baths & Pump RoomHouse of Waterford CrystalEdinburgh CastleYork MinsterShakespeare's BirthplaceTour IncludesSightseeing by luxury coachProfessional tour director10 nights in hotels lis...

     
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