From The Shannon To The Thames

Day 1 - Arrive in Shannon, Ireland - Limerick. Cead mile failte"a hundred-thousand welcomes! After checking into your hotel, free time to relax and perhaps enjoy the hotel's leisure amenities or explore the city. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner with wine at your hotel. (D)
Day 2 - Limerick. Cliffs of Moher & Galway Excursion. Your vacation starts in earnest with a drive to the breathtaking CLIFFS OF MOHER, rising 668 feet above the Atlantic Ocean, to savor the magnificent panorama of the Clare coast. Then, visit Galway, a popular seaside destination and a buzzing cosmopolitan center with colorful shops and a busy cafe and bar culture. And finally, a special treat: at RATHBAUN FARM, watch the farmer shear a sheep and maneuver a flock with the help of a sheep dog. Then, enjoy a [LF] TRADITIONAL TEA in the 150-year old farmhouse. A suggestion for a unique night out: an optional medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle. (B)
Day 3 - Limerick - Adare - Ring of Kerry - Killarney. A day full of splendid scenery. Head south and stop at quaint Adare with its pretty thatched cottages. At Killorglin, join the famous RING OF KERRY for a 100-mile panoramic drive around the island's southwestern tip. Plenty to focus your camera on here: sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly colored farmhouses, winding lanes bordered with subtropical vegetation, and the breathtaking panorama of the Lakes of Killarney from Ladies View. Overnight is in the popular resort of Killarney. (B,D)
Day 4 - Killarney - Blarney - Cashel - Dublin. On the way to Dublin, stop in Blarney, renowned for its castle and magical Kissing Stone, and Cashel to take your photographs of the rock where St. Patrick preached in the 5th century. Later, why not join an optional cabaret evening with dinner, followed by dance, song, and laughter? (B)
Day 5 - Dublin. The morning's orientation drive in the "Fair City" includes statue-lined O'Connell Street, elegant Georgian squares, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and Oscar Wilde's Trinity College. The afternoon is at leisure for you to enjoy this vibrant city. Tonight, maybe take in an optional dinner outing to the Guinness Storehouse. (B)
Day 6 - Dublin - Lisburn, Northern Ireland - Giant's Causeway - Belfast. Cross the Boyne River and stop in Lisburn on your way to the awe-inspiring GIANT'S CAUSEWAY. Hear how millions of years ago, the earth cracked open, lava forced its way out, and as it cooled slowly and evenly, more than 40,000 interlocking basalt columns were formed, leading from the cliff foot into the sea. Spend the night in Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. (B)
Day 7 - Belfast - Edinburgh, Scotland. First thing this morning, visit the fascinating TITANIC EXPERIENCE and learn all about the building of the largest passenger steam ship, its maiden voyage, and the tragic night of April 14, 1912. Next, board your FERRY and cross the North Channel to Cairnryan on Scotland's southwest coast, and continue through the scenic Scottish border country to Edinburgh. Tonight, enjoy our optional Scottish evening with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and the Ceremony of the Haggis. (B)
Day 8 - Edinburgh. Morning city sightseeing with a local expert introduces you to the 200-year-old "New Town" and the famous scientists, inventors, and novelists who lived there. In the "Old Town," drive up the narrow Royal Mile to EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland's Crown Jewels. The afternoon is free to enjoy the Scottish capital at your own pace. Later, a unique optional experience: board the former Royal Yacht Britannia, and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. For departure numbers August 2, August 9 and August 16, tickets are included for tonight's performance of the world-renowned MILITARY TATTOO, a vast spectacle of massed Scottish pipe bands that takes place in an arena on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. (B)
Day 9 - Edinburgh - Alnwick, England - York. This morning at ALNWICK CASTLE, the choice is yours: visit the CASTLE itself, the opulent ancestral home of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, featured in Harry Potter and Downton Abbey, or explore ALNWICK GARDEN, where the fountains and waterfalls are a breathtaking feature. In York, England's most complete medieval city, follow your Tour Director through a maze of quaint streets, including the narrow Shambles. (B,D)
Day 10 - York - Stratford-Upon-Avon - Bath. Head for Stratford-upon-Avon to take your photographs of Anne Hathaway's Cottage, then visit SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHPLACE, enjoy [LF] a light lunch, and take some time to wander around the historic market town. In the afternoon, drive to elegant Georgian Bath and explore the amazing excavations of the ROMAN BATHS, built nearly 2,000 years ago. (B,L,D)
Day 11 - Bath - Stonehenge - London. A drive through Salisbury Plain brings you to STONEHENGE, the most famous monument of prehistoric Europe. First, explore the visitor center with its imaginative exhibitions, then take the shuttle to the stone circle and admire its magnificence up close. In London, your final destination, why not take in a Shownight Theater Evening? (B)
Day 12 - London. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside the Thames River, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall's mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister's Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, and the ceremonial pageantry of the Changing of the Guard, if held. Free time in the afternoon for independent activities or to join an optional excursion to Windsor Castle or the Tower of London with its fabulous Crown Jewels. Later, an optional dinner, followed by a relaxed nighttime cruise on the Thames River, viewing some of the capital's most beautiful illuminated sights, would be an incredible finale to your vacation. (B)
Day 13 - London. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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  Tour Name   From The Shannon To The Thames
  Tour Code  
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  Tour Duration    13 Days
  Start City:   Shannon
  End City:   London
  Price From   USD $2,799.00   See in Cart
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    Single room supplement:
    $783

    Triple room reduction per person:
    $11

    Extra nights per person in Limerick:
    in single room $95-$158, in twin $66-$126, in triple $64-$123

    Extra nights per person in London:
    in single room $264-$396, in twin $149-$221, in triple $140-$202
 

Features

  • City Highlights
  • LIMERICK
    Welcome dinner
    CLIFFS OF MOHER
    Savor the spectacular views
    GALWAY
    Orientation
    RATHBAUN FARM
    [LF] See the farmer at work and enjoy traditional tea in the farmhouse
    ADARE
    Admire the thatched cottages
    RING OF KERRY
    Scenic peninsula drive
    BLARNEY
    Visit the famous village

    DUBLIN

    Orientation drive
    COUNTY ANTRIM
    Visit Giant's Causeway
    BELFAST
    Visit the Titanic Experience
    BELFAST-CAIRNRYAN
    Cross the North Channel by ferry
    EDINBURGH
    Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle
    ALNWICK
    Visit the ancestral home of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland or explore the spectacular garden
    YORK
    Walking tour
    STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
    Take pictures of Anne Hathaway's Cottage, visit Shakespeare's birthplace and [LF] enjoy lunch
    BATH
    Visit the Roman relics
    STONEHENGE
    Visit the prehistoric monument
    LONDON
    Guided sightseeing and see the Changing of the Guard, if held
    Headsets throughout the tour except London
  • Launch Date
  • 09/13/16 8:00pm
  • Meals
  • Full English breakfast daily; 1 lunch; 4 three-course dinners with wine and choice of menus, including a welcome dinner in Limerick
  • Notes
  • NOTE:
    • August 2, 9, 16 Departures - Edinburgh Military Tattoo ticket included
  • Title
  • From the Shannon to the Thames
  • Transportation
  • Motorcoach; ferry Belfast-Cairnryan. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
 
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