Majestic England, Scotland & Ireland
London • Ring of Kerry • Dublin • Edinburgh
HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR TOUR
- Fully Escorted in Europe
- Roundtrip Airfare from New York
- First Class Hotels
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe Air-conditioned Motorcoaches
- See London’s Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Westminster Abby
- Tour the scenic countryside of Wales, Ireland and Lake District.
- Tour the Hradcany Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague.
- See Shakespeare’s birthplace and his wife’s childhood home.
DAY 1 – USA • LONDON
Depart from the U.S.A. as you Begin your journey through the history, culture and scenic wonders of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales with an overnight flight. Meals and overnight on board. After dinner relax and enjoy the on-board entertainment.
DAY 2 – LONDON
Arrival London where you will be met and transferred to the hotel by one of our experienced tour guides who will accompany you for the duration of your trip. Dinner and overnight in London.
DAY 3 – LONDON
A delightful panoramic sightseeing tour highlights Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and the changing of the guard, if held. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to explore the sights of London at your own pace.
DAY 4 – LONDON • SALISBURY • STONEHENGE • BATH
Experience the grandeur of Salisbury Cathedral before traveling to Stonehenge, the mysterious formation that dates back to the Stone Age. Journey to the ancient town of Bath for a visit to the Roman Bath Museum and see the elaborate 1st century spas. This afternoon, you are invited to attend a discussion on the history of health and medicine from Roman times.
DAY 5 – BATH • CARDIF (Ferry to Ireland) WATERFORD
Travel through the Welsh capital of Cardiff en route to the coastal village of Fishguard where you board a ferry for a delightful cruise across St. George’s Channel to Rosslare, Ireland. Once in Ireland, you will travel to Waterford.
DAY 6 – WATERFORD • BLARNEY • KILLARNEY
A fascinating tour through the world-famous Waterford Crystal Factory demonstrates how these cherished crystal treasures are created. Traveling through County Cork, shop for unique keepsakes at the famous Blarney Woollen Mills before a visit to the historic Blarney Castle where you can kiss the famous Blarney Stone.
DAY 7 – KILLARNEY • RING OF KERRY • KILLARNEY
From Killarney, a relaxing excursion to the Ring of Kerry showcases some of Ireland’s most magical scenery. Marvel at the stunning vistas created by windswept cliffs, rugged mountains, still lakes and picturesque villages. Return to Killarney after a truly unforgettable day.
DAY 8 – KILLARNEY • ROCK OF CASHEL • DUBLIN
Discover the lifestyle and traditions of a local family when you visit the Molanna Dairy Farm and meet its owners. Journey through the picturesque “Golden Vale” en route to the Rock of Cashel, and enjoy a guided tour of the historic spot where St. Patrick preached. In Dublin, dinner and entertainment are included at an Irish cabaret.
DAY 9 – DUBLIN
Enjoy a tour of Dublin’s “Fair City” visiting St. Patrick’s Cathedral and viewing Bank of Ireland, O’Connell Street, Grafton Street and Phoenix Park. The afternoon is at leisure.
DAY 10 – DUBLIN • FERRY CROSSING • WALES
A ferry ride across the Irish Sea transports you to Holyhead in northern Wales where you pass Llanfairpwll-gwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, the town with the longest name in the world. See beautiful Caernarfon Castle, where Charles was crowned Prince of Wales.
DAY 11 – WALES • LAKE DISTRICT • EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Travel north into England’s scenic Lake District to see Lake Windermere, Ambleside and charming Grasmere. Crossing into Scotland, you arrive at the border town of Gretna Green. A visit to the Old Blacksmith’s shop illustrates why generations of runaway couples came here to be married. Continue to Edinburgh, Scotland’s charming capital city, where you will be treated to a traditional Scottish dinner with a touch of local entertainment.
DAY 12 – EDINBURGH
A tour of the regal city of Edinburgh includes the famous Edinburgh Castle, home of the Scottish crown jewels, and the Palace of Holyrood House (except when the Queen is in residence), once the home of Mary, Queen of Scots. The remainder of your day is at leisure to further explore the museums and shops of the Scottish capital.
DAY 13 – EDINBURGH • YORK, ENGLAND
Today, return to England and the city of York. Take a walking tour through the quaint streets and see the famous “Shambles,” and the magnificent 13th century Minster Cathedral.
DAY 14 – YORK • COVENTRY • STRATFORD ON AVON
Journey to Coventry and visit its famous modern Cathedral before venturing off to Stratford-Upon-Avon, the home of William Shakespeare. See Shakespeare’s birthplace and his wife’s childhood home, Anne Hathaway’s thatch-roofed cottage
DAY 15 – STRATFORD • LONDON • USA
Transfer to Heathrow airport. Board a non-stop flight home with wonderful memories of the land visited.
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