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Britain and Ireland Discovery (Summer 2018)

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Starting: Jun 04, 2018
Through: Jun 11, 2018
Book By: Jun 7 2018 7:00PM
# of Nights: 24
Supplier:  Insight Vacations
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ID:  5216786
from $6,075.00  (USD)
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1 Your Journey Begins     
2 Arrive London     
3 London To Stratford-Upon-Avon.     
4 Medieval York.     
5 By The Lakes To Edinburgh.     
6 Scotland's City Of Culture.     
7 The Highland Capital Of Inverness.     
8 Loch Ness To Wick.     
9 Orkney Islands Experience.     
10 Over The Sea To Skye.     
11 Loch Lomond To Glasgow.     
12 Walk In The Giant's Steps On The Way To     
13 Belleek And Sligo Bay.     
14 Galway And Limerick.     
15 Adare To Killarney.     
16 Ring Of Kerry Experience.     
17 Blarney Castle And Waterford.     
18 Kilkenny And Dublin.     
19 In Dublin's Fair City.     
20 Across The Irish Sea To Chester.     
21 The Welsh Marches To Cardiff.     
22 Bath And Glastonbury.     
23 The Cornish Coast Experience.     
24 Ancient Stonehenge To London.     
25 Homeward Bound.     
Number of Nights: 24
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Britain And Ireland Discovery (Summer 2018)
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.

Additional Included Highlights
  • Oxford: See the spires and colleges of Oxford. York: See the York Minster, remnant of the city walls and walk through the warped Shambles. Lake District: Visit William Wordsworth's grave in Grasmere. Gretna Green: Visit the spot where runaway lovers were married. St Andrews: See part of the Old Course at the home of golf. Pitlochry: Visit the town famous for its salmon leap. Inverness: See the River Ness and Inverness Castle. Wick: See the world's shortest street, Ebenezer Place. John O'Groats: It's barely a town but it is the most northern community on mainland Britain
  • Have a look before boarding your ferry to the Orkney Islands. Eilean Donan: See the famous castle. Fort William: See the World War II Commando Memorial and view Ben Nevis. Cairnryan: Board your ferry to cross the Irish Sea. Drumcliff: Visit the last resting place of Irish poet W.B
  • Yeats. Galway: See St Nicholas Cathedral, the Spanish Arch and Eyre Square. Limerick: See King John's Castle, St Mary's Cathedral and the treaty stone. Adare: See the picturesque thatched cottages. Cork: See the City Hall and Opera House. Waterford: See Reginald's Tower and the ruined city walls. Dublin: Board the ferry to return to mainland Britain. Conwy: Stop in the shadow of the mighty castle, upon the river. Chester: See the unique Rows, city walls, Jubilee Clock and the impressive cathedral. Ludlow: Explore the narrow streets and lanes in front of the castle
  • Admire the medieval timber-framed buildings and Georgian mansions. Cardiff: See the Principality Stadium and the castle. Bath: See the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge and Bath Abbey. Plymouth: See the Mayflower Steps. Scenic Drives: Chiltern Hills, the Cotswolds, Yorkshire Dales, the Pennines, English Lake District, Grampian Mountains, Spey Valley, Highlands, Loch Ness, Ullapool, Loch Carron, Glen Carron, Isle of Skye, Valley of Glencoe, Loch Lomond, Antrim Coast, Sligo Bay, Connemara, Ring of Kerry, Derrynasaggart Mountains, Severn Bridge, Cornish Countryside, Salisbury Plain.
Authentic Dining
  • Killarney: Choose from a fine selection of local restaurants on your Dine-Around Evening, for a more authentic and intimate experience.
  • Dublin: Before it opens to the public, visit the Guinness Storehouse to learn about Ireland's national drink and enjoy a tasting with a Guinness expert.
  • Cornwall: Celebrate the culmination of your tour in style with wine and palate pleasing cuisine.
  • Wick: The Old Pulteney Distillery produces whisky with a distinctive flavour, bursting with the power and subtlety of the sea. Share a wee dram with a master distiller who imparts the age-old techniques of whisky production.
  • Dining Summary: 21 Full Breakfasts (FB), 8 Dinners (D) and 3 Dinners with Wine (DW) all tea or coffee.
Insight Experiences
  • Londonderry: What better way to experience sightseeing than with one of Northern Ireland's best storytellers, Ronan, as he walks with you inside the city walls.
  • Belleek: Enjoy a guided tour of the porcelain production process and meet some of the specialist craftspeople.
  • Waterford: Meet a master craftsman on your guided visit of the world-famous House of Waterford Crystal.
  • Kilkenny: Kilkenny has the greatest amount of All Ireland titles of its national sport of Hurling. Meet a player to gain an exciting insight into this unique Irish cultural experience, through a demonstration of skill.
  • Edinburgh: Your Local Expert reveals why this is Scotland's City of Culture. Travel along Princes Street and see the monument to Sir Walter Scott. Walk through the New Town and visit Edinburgh Castle.
Signature and Highlight Hotels
  • Killarney: In the heart of the town centre, the Killarney Plaza Hotel and Spa overlooks Killarney National Park and is the perfect location to enjoy the stunning scenery and the local 'craic.'
  • Cornish Countryside: Enjoy the best of Cornish hospitality at the plush St. Mellion International Resort, featuring a unique blend of contemporary style and unique facilities sprawled across 450 acres of peaceful countryside.
  • Highlands: Hotels in the Highlands area are mainly traditional and much simpler in style, typical of the region.
Top Rated Highlights
  • Stratford: Venture inside the timber-framed building where the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare, was born and grew up.
  • Giant's Causeway: The towering hexagonal basalt columns are a geographical wonder to behold.
  • Ring of Kerry: Venture into a world of towering cliffs, lush lakelands and remote villages, as you travel the Ring of Kerry.
  • Blarney: Visit the castle and climb the battlements for a chance to kiss the Blarney Stone and gain the gift of eloquence.
  • Dublin: A Local Expert will show you Dublin's elegant Georgian squares, O'Connell Street and the Custom House.
  • Bath: The City of Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built atop of Britain's only natural mineral springs. Visit the Roman Baths and Pump Room, built by the Romans over 2,000-years-ago as a place to wash and socialise.
  • Stonehenge: Visit the mysterious circle of upright stones, which stand as strong today as they did 3,500 years ago.
  • Highlands: At the exciting Culloden Visitor Centre, discover why the Battle of Culloden lasted only an hour, yet changed the Highland way of life forever.
  • Loch Ness: Soak up the scenery and hear intriguing tales of Nessie during a scenic cruise.
  • Orkney Isles: Join a fascinating excursion of discovery on the very fringes of Britain. Strewn across the windswept Orkneys ...
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Apr 16, 2018 - Apr 23, 2018 $5,619.38   Must book by Feb 28 ...   View Details
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Jun 01, 2018 - Jun 25, 2018 $5,619.38   Must book by Feb 28 ...   View Details
Jun 04, 2018 - Jun 11, 2018 $6,075.00   Airfare not included...   View Details
Jun 15, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018 $5,619.38   Must book by Feb 28 ...   View Details
Jun 25, 2018 - Jul 19, 2018 $6,075.00   Airfare not included   View Details
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