Great Britain & Ireland (Start London, end London)

06/24/2018 through 03/11/2019
06/24/2018 through 03/14/2019
Contiki Vacations

Great Britain & Ireland (Start London, End London)
This trip is a whirlwind of sightseeing, history & culture as you hit the highlights of England, Scotland & Ireland. Practice your Liverpudlian accent in the home of rock & roll’s original Fab Four – The Beatles! Stroll Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, then grab some binoculars to search for the Loch Ness monster. Add in drinking Guinness, kissing the Blarney Stone, castles, cathedrals & you’ve got an one awesome experience!


London to Liverpool

  • See Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London & Westminster Abbey
  • Follow in the footsteps of The Beatles on a locally guided Magical Mystery Tour

Liverpool to York

  • Guided walking tour of York
  • See York Minster and Clifford’s Tower

York to Lake District

  • Visit Bowness & see Windermere

Lake District to Edinburgh

  • See Hadrian’s Wall
  • See Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace and the Royal Mile
  • Entrance to Gretna Green Museum and take part in a historic wedding ceremony

Edinburgh to Scottish Highlands

  • Visit St. Andrews, the home of golf
  • Scenic drives including the Whisky Trail and Royal Deeside
  • Visit Loch Ness & Loch Lomond
  • Spot ‘Nessie’ on a boat cruise of stunning Loch Ness

Scottish Highlands to West Highlands

  • See Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain

Glasgow to Dublin

  • See Trinity College, the Monument of Light, Parnell Square and Christ Church Cathedral

Cork to Galway

  • Galway Walking Tour
  • Visit Blarney Castle
  • Visit the Cliffs of Moher (weather dependent)

Galway to Londonderry

  • See the 17th century city walls of Londonderry

Londonderry to Belfast

  • See the Giant’s Causeway
  • City tour of Belfast with a Local Guide

Belfast to Dublin

  • See Trinity College, the Monument of Light, Parnell Square and Christ Church Cathedral


Accommodation

  • 16 nights twin-share hotel accommodation
  • Modern, air-conditioned coach with electrical for charging
  • Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges
  • Ferry crossings

Food

  • 15 hot breakfasts
  • 8 dinners

Staff

  • An experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver team
  • Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive London
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Day 2 London to Liverpool
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Day 3 Liverpool to York
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Day 4 York to Lake District
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Day 5 Lake District to Edinburgh
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Day 6 Edinburgh
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Day 7 Edinburgh to Scottish Highlands
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Day 8 Scottish Highlands to West Highlands
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Day 9 West Highlands to Glasgow
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Day 10 Glasgow to Dublin
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Day 11 Dublin to Cork
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Day 12 Cork to Galway
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Day 13 Galway
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Day 14 Galway to Londonderry
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Day 15 Londonderry to Belfast
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Day 16 Belfast to Dublin
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Day 17 Dublin to London
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