$150.00 repeat guest discount for each traveler who books a new CIE Tours vacation within 120 days of return travel. This offer can be combined with any other CIE promotion and is valid for 2019/2020 travel for guided tours. Discount will be applied once travel history has been verified. Not valid on groups, self-drive or Weekender tours. Other restrictions may apply. CIE Tours reserves the right to withdraw this promotion at any time. Offer good for returning customers only.
Save 10% off the land portion on escorted trips to Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, Iceland or Taste of Italy. This offer applies to travelers between ages 8 - 17 and travelling with at least one full paying passenger 21 years or older. Offer valid on new bookings only, and based in double occupancy. Not valid for group travel and not combinable with other CIE Tours promotions or discounts. Does not apply to special family guided vacations. Other restrictions may apply.
This offer applies to travelers in the military with a valid military ID. Valid on new bookings only, and based in double occupancy. Not valid for group travel and not combinable with other CIE Tours promotions or discounts. Other restrictions may apply.
Book 5 - 9 people on the same tour and save 5% on the land portion of any Ireland or Britain Escorted Coach Tour. Offer is valid on new bookings only and is not combinable with any other promotional offer or discount, additional restrictions may apply.
Book 16 people on the same tour, the 16th person is free. Offer applies to new bookings only and is not combinable with other promotional offers or discounts. Additional restrictions may apply.
Offer applies to the land portion when you purchase two CIE coach tours. This discount applies to the tour of lesser value. Offers valid on new bookings only. Not valid for group travel, and not combinable with other CIE Tours promotions or discounts. Other restrictions may apply.
Offer valid on new bookings only. May not be combinable with any other promotional offer or discount. Applicable on select departures only. Please call for more information. Additional restrictions may apply.
Offer valid on new bookings only, and based in double occupancy. Applies to travellers between ages 18 – 25 years old with a valid student ID. Not valid for group travel, and not combinable with other CIE Tours promotions or discounts. Other restrictions may apply.
Day 1: LONDON TOUR & WELCOME DRINK
Tour begins 2:00 PM at your London hotel. Take a panoramic drive around central London to see many famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, St Paul’s Cathedral, and the Tower of London. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before a free evening for independent dining.
Day 2: STONEHENGE & ROMAN BATHS
Head to Salisbury Plain to view the prehistoric circle of vast monoliths at Stonehenge. Continue to Bath to tour the Roman Baths, first built by the Romans 2,000 years ago. In Cardiff, enjoy dinner at your hotel. (B, D)
Day 3: CARDIFF & FERRY TO WATERFORD
Visit Cardiff Castle, first inhabited in Roman times and transformed into an elaborate Gothic-style residence in the 19th century. You will enjoy breakfast there. Journey through the gentle, green countryside to the west coast. At Pembroke Dock, embark on an afternoon ferry crossing to Rosslare and on to Waterford. (B, D)
Day 4: SHEEP HERDING & DUBLIN’S MERRY PLOUGHBOY PUB
Start the day with a guided walking tour of historic Waterford. Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces at the House of Waterford Crystal. At Jerpoint Park, enjoy a sheep herding demonstration and sample scones with tea. You’ll see the grave that legend says belongs to St Nicholas, the inspiration for Santa Claus, whose remains were supposedly moved there in the 12th century. Head to Dublin, dine at the lively Merry Ploughboy Pub and enjoy an entertaining show. (B, D)
Day 5: GLASNEVIN CEMETERY MUSEUM & DUBLIN SIGHTSEEING
Tour Dublin city to see elegant Georgian squares with brightly painted doorways and the General Post Office where the 1916 Rebellion started. Visit Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Ireland’s national cemetery, which is a who’s who of modern Irish history. The afternoon and evening are free to use your vouchers for an independent open-topbus tour and a visit one of Dublin’s top attractions: Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or the General Post Office Museum. In the evening, dine at one Dublin’s many fine restaurants or pubs. (B)
Day 6: BELFAST SIGHTSEEING & SCOTLAND
Head to Belfast where you’ll enjoy a short panoramic tour. Take a ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan. Travel through gentle pasturelands to the central belt of Scotland. Stop en route for dinner before reaching your hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city. (B, D)
Day 7: EDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR
Drive around central Edinburgh to see the main points of interest, including the 200-year-old “New Town” with elegant Georgian houses and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Walk along part of the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered closely together. Tour the massive Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The afternoon is free to explore and dine on your own. The August 2 – 16 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B)
Day 8: SCOTTISH BORDERS & YORK
Travel through the charming Borders region with many quaint towns, manor houses, and abbeys. Stop in Jedburgh to see the picturesque ruins of Jedburgh Abbey. Continue to York for a walking tour of streets so narrow the medieval houses almost touch. Tour the stately Gothic York Minster, which dates back to the 13th century and is noted for its magnificent medieval stained-glass windows. (B, D)
Day 9: SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE & LONDON
In Stratford-upon-Avon, visit Shakespeare’s birthplace to see an exhibition about his life and work. Walk through the furnished house where he was born. Walk around the town with its many charming black-and-white buildings. Drive through the picturesque Cotswolds to London for a free evening to explore and dine on your own. (B)
Day 10: INDEPENDENT LONDON SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy a day of independent sightseeing in London by Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour around the many famous landmarks. There are a number of different routes to choose from including a walking tour and a cruise on the River Thames. Visit either the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels, or Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. (B)
Day 11: TOUR ENDS IN LONDON
Your program ends after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner >
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