2021 - Taste of Britain & Ireland

14 Days/13 Nights

Trip Highlights:

  • Windsor Castle
  • Roman Baths
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum
  • Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Blarney Castle
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Tower of London

    Hotels:

  • Tower Suites by Blue Orchid
  • Apex City of Bath Hotel
  • Hilton Liverpool City Centre
  • Malmaison Edinburgh
  • AC Hotel by Marriott Belfast
  • The Croke Park Hotel
  • The Brehon Hotel
  • The Hardiman Hotel (Formerly Hotel Meyrick)
  • Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
  • Call (800) 468-2359 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15106653

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2020
    Duration
    14 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1LondonLondon Arrival - Panoramic Tour : Tour begins 2:00 PM at your London hotel. Take a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.
    Day 2LondonIndependent Exploration in London : Discover London's attractions on your own with an open-top, Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour. Enjoy a choice of routes and walking tours. You might visit the Tower of London to view the Crown Jewels, or visit Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. The evening is free to explore and dine on your own. (B)
    Day 3BathWindsor Castle - Bath : Take a panoramic tour of Windsor before visiting Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in the world and one of the Queen's official residences to see the State Apartments and St George's Chapel, the site of Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle. Enjoy some free time for lunch and then travel to Bath. Visit the Roman Baths for a tour to discover why these hot mineral-rich springs have been popular since Roman times. (B, D)
    Day 4LiverpoolCotswold Drive - Shakespeare's Birthplace - Liverpool : Take in the gentle hills of the Cotswolds, renowned for its pretty cottages and colorful gardens. Stop in a typical lovely old village in the region. Visit Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon to see an exhibition about his life and work, before walking through the house where he was born. Travel on to Liverpool and spend an independent evening exploring its rich pop-music history with dinner on your own. (B)
    Day 5EdinburghLake District - Scottish Evening : Travel through the Lake District, a region that inspired Beatrix Potter's children's books. Embark on a cruise along Lake Windermere, England's largest natural lake. Over the Scottish border, stop at the Famous Blacksmiths Shop in Gretna Green before traveling towards Edinburgh. Enjoy a traditional dinner and ceilidh at your hotel in Edinburgh. (B,D)
    Day 6EdinburghEdinburgh Castle - Panoramic Tour : Explore central Edinburgh, including the 200-year-old "New Town" with elegant Georgian houses and the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered closely together. Tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The rest of the day is free to explore and dine on your own. On August 7 - 21 departures, experience the world famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (B)
    Day 7BelfastGlasgow City Tour - Ferry to Ireland : Travel to Glasgow for a city tour. Enjoy some free time in the city for lunch on your own. Proceed on to Cairnryan on Loch Ryan and take a short ferry ride to Ireland. (B, D)
    Day 8DublinBelfast - Titanic Belfast - Glyde Inn : Take some time this morning to explore central Belfast on your own. Then learn all about Belfast's shipbuilding history and the ill-fated RMS Titanic at Titanic Belfast where you can experience the history of this ocean liner through interactive displays. In the evening, stop at The Glyde Inn for a drink and dinner with entertainment. (B, D)
    Day 9DublinIndependent touring in Dublin : Tour Dublin independently, on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour. Use your voucher to visit your choice of one of Dublin's top attractions: Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or GPO Witness History. In the evening, dine at one of the many restaurants or pubs that Dublin has to offer. (B)
    Day 10KillarneyBlarney Castle - Killarney : Visit Blarney Castle and kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence" then drive through Macroom and into the mountainous scenery of Killarney. After dinner at your hotel, you might want to find a "singing bar" for some entertainment. (B, D)
    Day 11KillarneyDingle Peninsula - Kate Kearney's Cottage : Visit the Dingle Peninsula, made famous by the movies "Ryan's Daughter" and "Far & Away." Take in spectacular views from Slea Head at the western tip. Enjoy some free time to explore Dingle on your own. Later, head to Kate Kearney's Cottage for an Irish night featuring dinner and traditional entertainment. (B, D)
    Day 12GalwayFoynes Flying Boat Museum - Cliffs of Moher - Doolin : Visit Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, which recalls the early days of air travel. Foynes is the home of Irish coffee, so you'll learn how to make one and enjoy a sample. Ferry across the River Shannon Estuary to view the Cliffs of Moher. Later explore the village of Doolin for lunch on your own. Take a brief panoramic tour around Galway's city center with a local guide. (B, D)
    Day 13DublinGalway - Rathbaun Farm - Dalkey : Begin the day with a gentle walking tour of all the important sights of Galway. Visit Rathbaun Farm to watch trained dogs herding sheep and enjoy tea and scones. Stroll around Dalkey, an elegant suburb of Dublin, home of such luminaries as Bono and the late writer Maeve Binchy. Spend the night in an elegant castle hotel in Dublin and enjoy a special farewell dinner. (B, D)
    Day 14DublinTour ends in Dublin : Your program ends after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/02/2021$3,499.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to DublinQuote
    05/14/2021$3,719.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to DublinQuote
    06/04/2021$4,019.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to DublinQuote
    07/02/2021$4,119.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to DublinQuote
    08/20/2021$4,429.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to DublinQuote
    08/27/2021$4,659.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to DublinQuote
    09/03/2021$3,959.00* (USD) / 14 Days from London to DublinQuote
    Lodging
    Tower Suites by Blue Orchid
    Apex City of Bath Hotel
    Hilton Liverpool City Centre
    Malmaison Edinburgh
    AC Hotel by Marriott Belfast
    The Croke Park Hotel
    The Brehon Hotel
    The Hardiman Hotel (Formerly Hotel Meyrick)
    Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel

    Tours


    • 2021 - Taste of Britain & Ireland

      From $3,499.00 (USD)

      Trip Highlights:Windsor CastleRoman BathsCliffs of MoherFoynes Flying Boat & Maritime MuseumShakespeare's BirthplaceBlarney CastleTitanic BelfastTower of LondonHotels:Tower Suites by Blue OrchidApex City of Bath HotelHilton Liverpool City CentreMalma...

     
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