2020 - British & Irish Grandeur

14 Days/13 Nights

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theater, and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 9 - 23 departures
  • Step back in time and discover Northern Ireland's only Victorian-era prison, the Crumlin Road Gaol.
  • Visit the world of the Tudor court as you tour the art-filled splendor of Hampton Court Palace, the home of Henry VIII and his many wives.

    Dining Experiences:

  • 13 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L), and 7 dinners (D) including a lively Scottish evening in Edinburgh, Taylors Three Rock Pub dinner and show, and a traditional Welsh evening in Cardiff Castle.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Alnwick Castle & Garden
  • Trinity College Book of Kells
  • Cardiff Castle
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Jameson Experience Midleton
  • Roman Baths
  • Stonehenge

    Hotels:

  • Novotel London Tower Bridge - London (2)
  • Novotel York Centre - York (1)
  • Courtyard Edinburgh West - Edinburgh (2)
  • Grand Central Hotel - Belfast (1)
  • Gresham Hotel - Dublin (2)
  • Killarney Plaza Hotel - Killarney (2)
  • Granville Hotel - Waterford (1)
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff - Cardiff (1)
  • Novotel London Tower Bridge - London (1)
  • Call (603) 524-2500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14499221

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2019
    Duration
    14 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1LondonLondon Arrival & Tour : Tour begins at 2:00 PM at your London hotel. Take a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group.
    Day 2LondonHampton Court Palace & Free Time in London : Discover magnificent Hampton Court Palace, Henry VIII's royal residence. The afternoon and evening are free; you may use your included Oyster card to explore London by public transport. (B)
    Day 3YorkCambridge & York Minster : Take a stroll around Cambridge to view some of the famous university colleges and the Mathematical Bridge over the River Cam. Travel to York to tour stately York Minster, with its towers and colorful stained glass. Explore the narrow streets and medieval houses during a guided walk with your tour director. (B)
    Day 4EdinburghAlnwick Castle & Edinburgh Evening : Visit Alnwick Castle, the second largest inhabited castle in England. View the stunning artifacts and then take a stroll through The Alnwick Garden. Travel through Northumberland and the Scottish Borders to your hotel near Edinburgh. Experience a Scottish evening with bagpipes and music following a traditional dinner. (B, D)
    Day 5EdinburghEdinburgh Castle & Guided City Tour : Discover Edinburgh's highlights and see the elegant Georgian "New Town" with spacious streets and the compact medieval city along the Royal Mile. Visit Edinburgh Castle to view the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The rest of the day is free to explore and dine on your own. August 9 - 23 departures view the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B)
    Day 6BelfastFerry to Belfast & Crumlin Road Gaol : Head to Cairnryan for a short ferry ride to Belfast. On arriving, tour the city to see Victorian buildings, the impressive City Hall, and the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built. Step back in time at the Crumlin Road Gaol, the only Victorian-era prison in Northern Ireland. Enjoy dinner at your hotel. (B, D
    Day 7DublinGiant's Causeway & Dublin : Travel through part of the scenic Glens of Antrim to the Giant's Causeway, a unique area of hexagonal basalt columns formed over 60 million years. Head to your Dublin city center hotel and enjoy free time to explore and dine on your own. (B)
    Day 8DublinDublin Tour & Taylors Three Rock Pub : Tour central Dublin to see spacious Georgian squares and streets, landmark public buildings, and graceful townhouses. Take a guided walking tour of Trinity College and view the priceless Book of Kells. The afternoon is free to sightsee independently. In the evening, enjoy dinner at Taylors Three Rock Pub followed by a festive evening of Irish music and dance. (B, D)
    Day 9KillarneyBlarney Castle & Killarney : Visit Blarney Castle and kiss the "Stone of Eloquence" or stroll the gardens. Continue to the scenic town of Killarney. (B, D)
    Day 10KillarneyRing of Kerry & Sheep Herding : Travel along part of the Ring of Kerry to view spectacular scenery at Moll's Gap and Ladies View. Head to Kenmare to browse around and have lunch. Immerse yourself in farm life and see a demonstration of dogs herding sheep before returning to Killarney for a free evening (B, L)
    Day 11WaterfordJameson Whiskey & Waterford Crystal : In Midleton, tour the Jameson Experience for the story and making of Irish whiskey and enjoy a sample dram. At the House of Waterford Crystal, see how glass is blown and cut by master craftspeople. Take a gentle walking tour with a local guide to discover the history of the old port city of Waterford. (B, D)
    Day 12CardiffSouth Wales & Cardiff Castle Banquet : Catch the ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke Dock. Take a panoramic tour around the principal streets of Cardiff. In the evening, head to Cardiff Castle for a tour of its Gothic-style residence followed by an unforgettable Welsh evening of dinner with local music and entertainment. (B, D)
    Day 13LondonRoman Baths & Stonehenge : Explore the mineral-rich hot springs at Bath. Tour the Roman Baths, built by the Romans 2,000 years ago. Drive to Salisbury Plain to view the prehistoric circle of vast monoliths at Stonehenge. Continue to London for a farewell dinner at your hotel. (B, D)
    Day 14LondonTour Ends In London : Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/12/2020$4,699.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/10/2020$3,899.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/31/2020$3,999.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/14/2020$4,849.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/21/2020$4,199.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/12/2020$4,849.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/26/2020$4,199.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/02/2020$4,199.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/09/2020$4,499.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/16/2020$4,449.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/06/2020$4,149.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/27/2020$3,749.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/11/2020$4,449.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Novotel London Tower Bridge - London (2)
    Novotel York Centre - York (1)
    Courtyard Edinburgh West - Edinburgh (2)
    Grand Central Hotel - Belfast (1)
    Gresham Hotel - Dublin (2)
    Killarney Plaza Hotel - Killarney (2)
    Granville Hotel - Waterford (1)
    Clayton Hotel Cardiff - Cardiff (1)
    Novotel London Tower Bridge - London (1)

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    • 2020 - British & Irish Grandeur

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      Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theater, and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 9 - 23 departures Step back in time and discover Northern Ireland...

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