2019 Taste of Britain & Ireland - 14 Days/13 Nights

2019 Taste of Britain & Ireland - 14 Days/13 Nights


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Discover the excitement of Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, Iceland or Italy while saving up to 10% on the land portion of 2019 escorted vacations. Whether you've yet to discover the magic of these places or are returning to countries you've fallen in love with, don't delay!
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Prices are land only, per person, based on double occupancy on 2019 departures and may vary by departure date. Book by 12/31/18 and pay a $500 non-refundable deposit per person to save 10% on the land portion of 2019 guided vacations. Not combinable with any other CIE Tours offers or discounts, and not available on Group travel. Valid on new bookings only, may be withdrawn at any time, are subject to availability and other conditions may apply. Call for details.

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Save 10% (up to $460 per person) on the land portion of any Ireland & Britain Escorted Coach Tour. 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.

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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: LONDON ARRIVAL & TOUR
Tour begins 2:00 PM at your London hotel. Take a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.

Day 2: TOWER OF LONDON & CITY SIGHTS
Discover London’s attractions on your own with a Hop-Off, Hop-On bus tour. You’ll have a choice of routes, plus a choice of walking tours or a scenic River Thames cruise. You might visit the Tower of London to view the Crown Jewels, or visit Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. The evening is free to explore and dine on your own. (B)

Day 3: BEATLES’ LIVERPOOL & BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Travel to Liverpool, stopping for lunch along the way. A local guide will show you around the city focusing on places associated with the “Fab Four.” Explore pop music history at the British Music Experience. The evening is free to explore and dine on your own. Then check out the world famous Cavern Club for an evening of live music. (B, L)

Day 4: LAKE DISTRICT & SCOTTISH EVENING
Travel through the Lake District, a region that inspired Beatrix Potter’s children’s books. Embark on a cruise along Lake Windermere, England’s largest natural lake. Over the Scottish border, stop at the Famous Blacksmith’s Shop in Gretna Green and learn why it’s one of the most famous wedding venues in the world. Enjoy a traditional dinner and ceilidh at your hotel in Edinburgh. (B, D)

Day 5: EDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR
Explore central Edinburgh, including the 200-year-old “New Town” with elegant Georgian houses and the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered closely together. Tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The rest of the day is free to explore and dine on your own. On August 2 – 16 departures, experience the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (B)

Day 6: SCONE PALACE & BLAIR ATHOL DISTILLERY
At Scone Palace see outstanding antiques and the world-renowned grounds. Head to Pitlochry for a traditional pub lunch and free time to explore. Take a tour of the Blair Athol Distillery and sample a “wee dram” of their single malt. Continue to Inverness where the evening is free to check out some of the local pubs with traditional music and food. (B, L)

Day 7: LOCH NESS & LOCH LOMOND CRUISE
Travel south through the Highlands, passing the shoreline of Loch Ness. See Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest peak, and continue through the towering mountains around Glencoe. Explore the village of Tyndrum for lunch on your own then embark on a cruise of Loch Lomond. Enjoy a drive around Glasgow before dinner at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 8: FERRY TO IRELAND & TITANIC BELFAST
Take a short ferry ride to Ireland. Visit Titanic Belfast and experience the history of this ocean liner through interactive displays. Stop at the Glyde Inn for a drink and dinner with entertainment. (B, D)

Day 9: INDEPENDENT DUBLIN SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy your day in Dublin independently, on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour. Use your voucher to visit your choice of one of Dublin’s top attractions: Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or the General Post Offi ce Museum. In the evening, dine at one of the many restaurants or pubs that Dublin has to offer. (B)

Day 10: BLARNEY CASTLE & KILLARNEY
Visit Blarney Castle and kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence.” Shop for quality Irish goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills, then drive through Macroom and into the mountainous scenery of Killarney. After dinner at your hotel, fi nd a “singing bar” for some entertainment. (B, D)

Day 11: DINGLE PENINSULA & CRUISE
Visit the Dingle Peninsula, made famous by the movies “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far & Away.” Take in spectacular views from Slea Head at the western tip. Take a short cruise around Dingle Harbour and relax at the famous Murphy’s Bar in Castlemaine. Head to Kate Kearney’s Cottage for an Irish night of dinner and traditional entertainment. (B, D)

Day 12: FLYING BOAT MUSEUM & CLIFFS OF MOHER
Visit Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, which recalls the early days of air travel. The home of Irish coffee, you’ll learn how to make one and enjoy a sample. Later explore the village of Doolin for lunch on your own. Ferry across the River Shannon Estuary to view the Cliffs of Moher. Take a brief walking tour around Galway’s city center with a local guide. (B, D)

Day 13: TULLAMORE D.E.W. DISTILLERY & FITZPATRICK CASTLE STAY
At Rathbaun Farm watch trained dogs herding sheep and enjoy tea and scones. In Tullamore, tour the site of the original Tullamore D.E.W. Distillery. Learn about the area’s history and making of the legendary Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey. Stroll around Dalkey, an elegant suburb of Dublin, where you might even run into Bono. Spend the night in an elegant castle hotel in Dublin and enjoy a special farewell dinner. (B, D)

Day 14: TOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN
Your program ends after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner  >

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Accommodations

Package: Taste of Britain & Ireland - 14 days/13 Nights land tour

Malmaison Edinburgh
This boutique hotel located on the seafront offers luxurious rooms complete with refreshing decor. T...

Glasgow Marriott Hotel
This modern 13-story hotel offers 300 guest rooms, all with amenities to Marriott standards, includi...

Columba Hotel
Opened in 1881, this grand historic hotel combines contemporary style and amenities with traditional...

Hilton Hotel Liverpool
This stylish, modern hotel was opened in 2010. Enjoy signature cocktails in the hotel's elegant PIMA...

Park Plaza London Riverbank
Ideally situated on the south side of the River Thames near South Bank, the Park Plaza Riverbank Lon...

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
This friendly, family-run hotel offers fine views over Dublin Bay. The Library Bar is the perfect ve...

Croke Park Hotel
This modern hotel offers 232 spacious and comfortable guestrooms, all offering a tranquil environmen...

Hotel Meyrick
Opened in 1852, this property has undergone extensive renovations since then. Today, the hotel combi...

The Brehon Hotel
This contemporary hotel is home to the award-winning Danú Restaurant and Brehon Bar. With your every...

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.


Note: AffordableTours.com is a travel agent for CIE. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. All prices are USD per person and based on double occupancy. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. Please call us toll free at 1-800-935-2620 to confirm availability and current pricing on all our discounted specials. The prices on this website are not guaranteed until a deposit has been made. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in these prices until a booking has been confirmed by one of our agents. Some land prices may include an internal air component and discounts will not be offered on the internal air component. Discounts will not be offered on packages with a land price of less than $500.

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