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2018 - 10 Day Essence Of Britain & Ireland

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Starting: Aug 03, 2018
Through: Aug 12, 2018
Book By: Jul 30 2018 8:00PM
# of Nights: 9
Supplier:  CIE Tours International
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ID:  5027091
from $3,125.00  (USD)
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1 LONDON ARRIVAL & ORIENTATION      
2 STONEHENGE & ROMAN BATHS      
3 CARDIFF & FERRY TO WATERFORD      
4 SHEEP HERDING & DUBLIN'S MERRY PLOUGHBOY PUB      
5 GLASNEVIN CEMETERY MUSEUM & DUBLIN SIGHTSEEING      
6 BELFAST SIGHTSEEING & SCOTLAND      
7 EDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR      
8 SCOTTISH BORDERS & YORK      
9 SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHPLACE & LONDON      
10 TOUR ENDS IN LONDON      
Number of Nights: 9
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2018 - 10 Day Essence of Britain & Ireland
Book Early & Save: See details Save 5% - Use code EARLY2018A Save 5% on our just-released 2018 holidays! The best prices of the year are available on many 2018 tours including our most popular options and our new smaller group tours! And take our word: they'll sell out fast! TERMS & CONDITIONS: Book by September 15, 2017. Use promotion code EARLY2018A and pay a A$500 per person deposit. Prices are land only, per person, based on double occupancy for 2018 departures. Prices will vary by departure date, not combinable with any other CIE Tours offers or discounts, and not available for group travel. Discount valid on new bookings only, subject to availability and blackout dates may apply. This offer may be withdrawn at any time. Other conditions may apply. Call 1800 502 911 for details.   Authentic Local Experiences: Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 3 to August 17 departures. Immerse yourself in country life as you watch a farmer work with highly skilled dogs to herd sheep and enjoy fresh baked scones with tea. Trip Highlights: Cardiff Castle Cardiff Castle Cardiff Castle is one of Wales' leading heritage attractions and a site of international significance. Located within beautiful parklands at the heart of the capital, Cardiff Castle's walls and fairytale towers conceal 2,000 years of history. Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh Castle The rock on which today’s castle stands has been a stronghold for over 3000 years and Edinburgh Castle has dominated its surroundings for centuries. See the 12th century St. Margaret’s Chapel, the monumental great hall of James IV, opened in 1511, the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Destiny. Glasnevin Cemetery Museum Glasnevin Cemetery Museum Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, both the guardian and storyteller for over 1.5 million people. From the ordinary to the truly extraordinary, these people helped shape the Ireland of today. We want to share their stories and times with you through tours of the cemetery, a visit to the museum or through a genealogy search for your family history. House of Waterford Crystal House of Waterford Crystal Tour this working factory to see all stages of production from craftspeople forming molten glass to the intricate cutting and polishing. At the end of the tour view magnificent trophies and the opulent retail store housing the largest collection of Waterford Crystal in the world. Roman Baths & Pump Room Roman Baths & Pump Room Around Britain’s only hot springs, the Romans built the finest religious spa in northern Europe. This great temple and bathing complex still flows with natural hot water. See extensive remains and a Roman museum of international significance as well as the 18th century Regency influence Shakespeare’s Birthplace Shakespeare’s Birthplace This carefully restored 16th century half-timbered house in Stratford-upon-Avon is where William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and spent his childhood years. See an exhibition on Shakespeare and his times before walking through the house, now restored to look at it would have been in his day. Stonehenge Stonehenge Stonehenge is probably the most important prehistoric monument in Britain. The circle of vast monoliths date from about 3,100 B.C. and are built from bluestone, sarson and Welsh sandstone. It is aligned with the summer solstice and is believed to have been built for lunar and solar worship. York Minster York Minster This is the second largest Gothic cathedral of Northern Europe. Building began in about 1230 and completed in 1472. Its stained glass windows are magnificent, especially the 15th century Great East Window, which is the largest example of medieval stained glass in the world and the Rose Window. Dining Experiences: Six dinners including a welcome dinner in London, a Welsh Evening in Cardiff, and Merry Ploughboy Pub dinner with a lively show. Hotels: GB-LON-MAR London (1 night) GB-CDI-RAD Cardiff (1 night) IE-WAT-GRH Waterford (1 night) IE-DUB-NST Dublin (2 nights) GB-EDI-JUR Edinburgh (2 nights) GB-YOR-YOM York (1 night) GB-LON-REV London (1 night)
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Travel Date Range Nights Price From   Information  
Apr 13, 2018 - Apr 22, 2018

9

$2,690.00   Land Only Price   View Details
May 11, 2018 - May 20, 2018

9

$2,840.00   Land Only Price   View Details
May 25, 2018 - Jun 03, 2018

9

$2,840.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Jun 22, 2018 - Jul 01, 2018

9

$2,840.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Jul 06, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018

9

$2,840.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018

9

$2,840.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Aug 03, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018

9

$3,125.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Aug 17, 2018 - Aug 26, 2018

9

$3,125.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Aug 31, 2018 - Sep 09, 2018

9

$2,840.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Sep 07, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018

9

$2,840.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Sep 14, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

9

$2,840.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Sep 28, 2018 - Oct 07, 2018

9

$2,765.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Oct 05, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018

9

$2,685.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.