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Britain and Ireland Explorer

Britain and Ireland Explorer (Insight Vacations)
 

Summary:

The leisurely pace and beauty of the Irish countryside blends with historic English towns, Welsh hospitality and the austere Scottish Highlands, for a truly memorable exploration of the British Isles.

Duration
13 Days
Countries
4
Next Departure
22-Jun-2021
Starting at
USD 3,775.00
USD 3,398.00
Price per day
USD 261.00

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Operator
Insight Vacations
Tour
Britain and Ireland Explorer

Summary

The leisurely pace and beauty of the Irish countryside blends with historic English towns, Welsh hospitality and the austere Scottish Highlands, for a truly memorable exploration of the British Isles.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Stratford And Medieval York
Day 2.
Durham, Hadrian's Wall And Edinburgh
Day 3.
Scotland’S Capital Of Culture
Day 4.
St. Andrews And Inverness
Day 5.
Loch Ness And Glencoe
Day 6.
The English Lakes To Chester
Day 7.
North Wales And Over To Dublin
Day 8.
In Dublin’S Fair City
Day 9.
From Dublin To Killarney
Day 10.
Ring Of Kerry Experience
Day 11.
Blarney Castle And Waterford
Day 12.
Across The Irish Sea To Cardiff
Day 13.
Roman Baths, Stonehenge And London

Visited Countries (4): England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Visited cities (15): Bath, Cardiff, Chester, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glencoe, Inverness, Killarney, Liverpool, Loch Ness, London, Stonehenge, Stratford-upon-Avon, Waterford, York

 

Remarks

Highlights

Top Rated Highlights

  • Scenic Drives: Admire some of the world's most spectacular scenery as you travel through the Scottish Highlands, past the Grampian Mountains, Spey Valley and Glencoe, along Loch Lomond and Loch Ness, through the English Lake District, Tipperary, Ring of Kerry, Dungarvan, Pembrokeshire, and across Severn Bridge and Salibury Plain.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon: Learn about the life of William Shakespeare, arguably history's most famous writer, when you visit his birthplace. Then enjoy some time to explore this pretty town with its iconic Tudor houses.
  • York: Your Travel Director will show you the York Minster, the city walls and the medieval Shambles during you orientation of the city.
  • Durham: See the castle and Romanesque cathedral.
  • Hadrians Wall: Stop to see part of the ancient wall that once marked the border of the Roman Empire.
  • Edinburgh: Your Local Expert walks with you inside the walls of the Edinburgh Castle to view the Scottish Crown Jewels, the Stone of Destiny and Mons Meg.
  • St Andrews: Visit the university town where the famous beach scene from 'Chariots of Fire' was filmed and see the golf course where the sport was created.
  • Pitlochry: Visit this town, famous for its salmon leap.
  • Inverness: See the River Ness, Inverness Castle and take in the scenery around you as you hear about the beauty and history behind Inverness.
  • Loch Ness: Drive along the shores in search of the legendary monster.
  • Grasmere: Learn about the life of the poet William Wordsworth and visit his grave.
  • Chester: During you orientation with your Travel Director see the Jubilee Clock, the cathedral, city walls and famous black and white Rows.
  • Conwy: See the castle upon the river.
  • Holyhead: Set sail for Dublin.
  • Dublin: A Local Expert will show you Dublin's elegant Georgian squares, O'Connell Street and the Custom House.
  • Cashel: See the Rock of Cashel where St. Patrick preached.
  • Killarney: Enjoy hearing of the history of Killarney during your city orientation.
  • Ring of Kerry: Venture into a world of towering cliffs, lush lakelands and remote villages, as you journey the magical Ring of Kerry.
  • Waterford: Explore the town and see Reginald's Tower and the remains of the city walls.
  • Rosslare: Board your ferry to cross the Irish Sea.
  • Cardiff: Learn more about Wales' capital and cultural hub, Cardiff, as you enjoy an orientation of this vibrant city with your Travel Director.
  • Bath: Explore the well-preserved Roman Baths with your Travel Director. Once used for public bathing, they are now open for visitors to explore their grounds and onsite museum.
  • Stonehenge: Walk around the strange and awe-inspiring monoliths that have reputedly stood for 5,000 years.

Travel Package

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Tour (Round Trip) London London

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

Tour Variations

Britain and Ireland Discovery (22 Days)

This epic adventure illuminates the hidden corners of the British Isles. Along the way, encounter the full arc of Celtic heritage, cultures, legends and traditions.

Next Departure: 23-Jun-2021
Starting at: USD 5,495.00

    

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