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Exploring Britain and Ireland
Travel to some of the world’s most magnificent cities and through the magical countryside of Britain and Ireland. This comprehensive journey takes you through rolling farmland and across the Irish Sea, through England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Marvel at the mystery of Stonehenge. Experience a traditional afternoon tea in London. Be mesmerized by the breathtaking landscapes of Ireland’s Ring of Kerry, the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders, and the medieval "shambles" of York. Admire the ancient Roman ruins in elegant Bath. Get acquainted with Britain’s pageantry in the royal cities of Edinburgh and London.
14 Nights Starting At
November 04, 2024 through November 18, 2024
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October 31, 2024 7:00 PM
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September 25, 2024 7:00 PM
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October 09, 2024 7:00 PM
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March 27, 2025 7:00 PM
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Highlights
Exploring Britain and Ireland

Edinburgh
Edinburgh is the capital and second most populous city in Scotland. Edinburgh has been recognized as the capital of Scotland since the 15th century. The city's various historical and cultural attractions, as well as the appeal to the tourist market, makes Edinburgh the most popular tourist destination in the UK after London, attracting over 1 million overseas visitors each year.

York
The historic walled city of York in North Yorkshire is located in the northern part of England. Today York is still encircled by its ancient medieval walls. York was founded by the Romans in A.D. 71 and is considered to be one of the great cities of the medieval world.

High Speed Train


London
A world in a city is a common way to describe the capital of England and its 9 million inhabitants. A cultural melting pot of over 230 nationalities, London is the financial, political and cultural capital of the UK and has a history dating before the Romans in A.D. 43.

Afternoon Tea


Stonehenge
This mysterious formation dates back to the Stone Age. Explore various theories on how the colossal stones arrived at the location and their purpose.

Bath
Bath is a city in Somerset, southwest England located 97 miles west of London. The city is known for the Roman baths located here that the early Romans built. In the Georgian era the city became a popular spa town, and today many tourists come to view the Roman baths. In addition to the Roman baths and hot springs, Bath is also known for its Georgian architecture.

Wales
Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. Wales is populated by over 3 million people; its capital city being Cardiff. Wales uses the pound sterling as their currency.

Cardiff Castle


St. Fagan's National Museum of History or Free Time in Cardiff
This afternoon in Cardiff you have the choice between two activities. First, you can choose to visit St. Fagan's National Museum of History, an open-air museum chronicling the history, culture and the architecture of the Welsh people. Located on the edge of the city, this museum contains over 40 original buildings from different historical times, including workers' terraced cottages, farmhouses, shops, a chapel and old schoolhouse. In addition, there is a re-created Celtic village, and the 16th century manor houses and gardens to explore. Or, you can choose to have time at leisure to explore Cardiff's historical center further, including its shops and restaurants.St. Fagan's National Museum of HistoryActivity Level 2Free Time in CardiffActivity Level 2

Welsh Evening


Waterford
Waterford is Ireland's oldest city with a history that dates back to Viking times. This busy port city on a tidal reach of the River Suir is known as the home of the famous Waterford crystal.

House of Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre or Walking Tour of Waterford City
While in Waterford you have the choice between two activities. First, you can choose to visit Waterford Crystal’s impressive new factory and see first-hand the centuries-old tradition of Irish crystal making. Feel the heat of the furnace and marvel at the skills of the craftsmen on a guided tour of the facility. After the tour, perhaps you’ll indulge your passion for the world’s most famous crystal in the factory’s lavish retail store, which houses the largest collection of Waterford Crystal found anywhere in the world! Or, you can choose to join a local guide and explore 1,100 years of Waterford's history. From the Vikings to the Victorians, discover why Ireland’s oldest city is also one of its most important in terms of history, culture, and trade.House of Waterford Crystal Visitor CentreActivity Level 2 Walking Tour of Waterford CityActivity Level 2

Blarney Castle
Blarney Castle is a medieval castle in Blarney near County Cork, Ireland. The castle was built nearly 600 years ago by Cormac MacCarthy. The castle is very popular with tourists because of the Stone of Eloquence, more commonly referred to as the Blarney Stone. Millions of tourists have flocked to the castle in kiss the Blarney Stone, located at the top of the castle.

Killarney
Killarney is a town in County Kerry in southwestern Ireland. The town is on the shores of Lough Leane which is a part of Killarney National Park. Killarney has been welcoming tourists and visitors for over 250 years.

Ring of Kerry
The Ring of Kerry is a 111-mile-long circular tourist route in County Kerry in southwestern Ireland. It is Ireland’s longest and one of its most diverse big circle driving routes. The route features beautiful beaches, lakes, medieval ruins, mountains and lakes. Driving The Ring is a very popular daytrip for tourists visiting the area, especially in the summer months.

Jaunting Car Ride
A Jaunting Car Ride refers to a two wheeled carriage pulled by a single horse, with seating for 2 or 4 people placed back to back. This was the main mode of transport for people in Dublin throughout the 19th century and around other parts of Ireland at that time. Jaunting cars are primarily used in Ireland today for tourists.

Dublin
Dublin is the capital and the largest city in Ireland. Dublin is located on Ireland’s east coast, and sits at the mouth of the River Liffey. Dublin was founded in 841 by the Vikings. Today, Dublin is the economic center of Ireland and the historical and contemporary center for industry, education and the arts.

Dublin City Tour by Bus or Dublin City Walking Tour
Today you have the choice of joining a local guide for a panoramic tour of Dublin by bus that drives by the major sites, or you may wish to explore on foot with a local guide and see many of the landmarks up close and personal. The coach option allows minimal stops for photographs and very little walking. If you choose the walking tour, you should wear comfortable shoes and expect to the tour to last around 3 hours at a leisurely pace.Dublin City Tour by BusActivity Level 2: This tour is roughly 3 hours in length and requires minimal walking. There will be several opportunities to get on/off the coach for photos.Dublin City Walking TourActivity Level 3: Must be able to walk for 3 hours at a leisurely pace over flat surfaces. Must have comfortable walking shoes and appropriate rain gear is recommended.

Traditional Irish Night


Hotels
Exploring Britain and Ireland

Mercure Edinburgh Haymarket Hotel
30 Gardner's Crescent, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


DoubleTree by Hilton York
St Maurices Rd., York, United Kingdom


Meliá White House
Albany Street, Regent Park, London, United Kingdom


Clayton Hotel
St. Mary Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom


Fitzwilton Hotel
Bridge Street, Waterford,


Granville Hotel
Meagher Quay, Waterford, Ireland


Scotts Hotel
Scotts Street, Killarney, Ireland


Riu Plaza The Gresham
O Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland


Exploring Britain and Ireland

Edinburgh
Edinburgh is the capital and second most populous city in Scotland. Edinburgh has been recognized as the capital of Scotland since the 15th century. The city's various historical and cultural attractions, as well as the appeal to the tourist market, makes Edinburgh the most popular tourist destination in the UK after London, attracting over 1 million overseas visitors each year.

York
The historic walled city of York in North Yorkshire is located in the northern part of England. Today York is still encircled by its ancient medieval walls. York was founded by the Romans in A.D. 71 and is considered to be one of the great cities of the medieval world.

High Speed Train


London
A world in a city is a common way to describe the capital of England and its 9 million inhabitants. A cultural melting pot of over 230 nationalities, London is the financial, political and cultural capital of the UK and has a history dating before the Romans in A.D. 43.

Afternoon Tea


Stonehenge
This mysterious formation dates back to the Stone Age. Explore various theories on how the colossal stones arrived at the location and their purpose.

Bath
Bath is a city in Somerset, southwest England located 97 miles west of London. The city is known for the Roman baths located here that the early Romans built. In the Georgian era the city became a popular spa town, and today many tourists come to view the Roman baths. In addition to the Roman baths and hot springs, Bath is also known for its Georgian architecture.

Wales
Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. Wales is populated by over 3 million people; its capital city being Cardiff. Wales uses the pound sterling as their currency.

Cardiff Castle


St. Fagan's National Museum of History or Free Time in Cardiff
This afternoon in Cardiff you have the choice between two activities. First, you can choose to visit St. Fagan's National Museum of History, an open-air museum chronicling the history, culture and the architecture of the Welsh people. Located on the edge of the city, this museum contains over 40 original buildings from different historical times, including workers' terraced cottages, farmhouses, shops, a chapel and old schoolhouse. In addition, there is a re-created Celtic village, and the 16th century manor houses and gardens to explore. Or, you can choose to have time at leisure to explore Cardiff's historical center further, including its shops and restaurants.St. Fagan's National Museum of HistoryActivity Level 2Free Time in CardiffActivity Level 2

Welsh Evening


Waterford
Waterford is Ireland's oldest city with a history that dates back to Viking times. This busy port city on a tidal reach of the River Suir is known as the home of the famous Waterford crystal.

House of Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre or Walking Tour of Waterford City
While in Waterford you have the choice between two activities. First, you can choose to visit Waterford Crystal’s impressive new factory and see first-hand the centuries-old tradition of Irish crystal making. Feel the heat of the furnace and marvel at the skills of the craftsmen on a guided tour of the facility. After the tour, perhaps you’ll indulge your passion for the world’s most famous crystal in the factory’s lavish retail store, which houses the largest collection of Waterford Crystal found anywhere in the world! Or, you can choose to join a local guide and explore 1,100 years of Waterford's history. From the Vikings to the Victorians, discover why Ireland’s oldest city is also one of its most important in terms of history, culture, and trade.House of Waterford Crystal Visitor CentreActivity Level 2 Walking Tour of Waterford CityActivity Level 2

Blarney Castle
Blarney Castle is a medieval castle in Blarney near County Cork, Ireland. The castle was built nearly 600 years ago by Cormac MacCarthy. The castle is very popular with tourists because of the Stone of Eloquence, more commonly referred to as the Blarney Stone. Millions of tourists have flocked to the castle in kiss the Blarney Stone, located at the top of the castle.

Killarney
Killarney is a town in County Kerry in southwestern Ireland. The town is on the shores of Lough Leane which is a part of Killarney National Park. Killarney has been welcoming tourists and visitors for over 250 years.

Ring of Kerry
The Ring of Kerry is a 111-mile-long circular tourist route in County Kerry in southwestern Ireland. It is Ireland’s longest and one of its most diverse big circle driving routes. The route features beautiful beaches, lakes, medieval ruins, mountains and lakes. Driving The Ring is a very popular daytrip for tourists visiting the area, especially in the summer months.

Jaunting Car Ride
A Jaunting Car Ride refers to a two wheeled carriage pulled by a single horse, with seating for 2 or 4 people placed back to back. This was the main mode of transport for people in Dublin throughout the 19th century and around other parts of Ireland at that time. Jaunting cars are primarily used in Ireland today for tourists.

Dublin
Dublin is the capital and the largest city in Ireland. Dublin is located on Ireland’s east coast, and sits at the mouth of the River Liffey. Dublin was founded in 841 by the Vikings. Today, Dublin is the economic center of Ireland and the historical and contemporary center for industry, education and the arts.

Dublin City Tour by Bus or Dublin City Walking Tour
Today you have the choice of joining a local guide for a panoramic tour of Dublin by bus that drives by the major sites, or you may wish to explore on foot with a local guide and see many of the landmarks up close and personal. The coach option allows minimal stops for photographs and very little walking. If you choose the walking tour, you should wear comfortable shoes and expect to the tour to last around 3 hours at a leisurely pace.Dublin City Tour by BusActivity Level 2: This tour is roughly 3 hours in length and requires minimal walking. There will be several opportunities to get on/off the coach for photos.Dublin City Walking TourActivity Level 3: Must be able to walk for 3 hours at a leisurely pace over flat surfaces. Must have comfortable walking shoes and appropriate rain gear is recommended.

Traditional Irish Night


Exploring Britain and Ireland

Mercure Edinburgh Haymarket Hotel
30 Gardner's Crescent, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


DoubleTree by Hilton York
St Maurices Rd., York, United Kingdom


Meliá White House
Albany Street, Regent Park, London, United Kingdom


Clayton Hotel
St. Mary Street, Cardiff, United Kingdom


Fitzwilton Hotel
Bridge Street, Waterford,


Granville Hotel
Meagher Quay, Waterford, Ireland


Scotts Hotel
Scotts Street, Killarney, Ireland


Riu Plaza The Gresham
O Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland


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True adventures go beyond incredible destinations or inclusive packages. Collette delivers a sense of possibility across all seven continents.

Since 1918, we have been sharing our love of travel. Today our worldwide travel collection features comprehensive land tours, river cruises, rail journeys, small group tours, family trips, garden holidays and more. With Collette, wake each morning on tour with a new experience in front of you, and when your head hits the pillow, you will know it has been an amazing day. Best of all - we seamlessly handle the details. All you have to do is enjoy the adventure.

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About Collette
With Collette, the World is Within Your Reach

True adventures go beyond incredible destinations or inclusive packages. Collette delivers a sense of possibility across all seven continents.

Since 1918, we have been sharing our love of travel. Today our worldwide travel collection features comprehensive land tours, river cruises, rail journeys, small group tours, family trips, garden holidays and more. With Collette, wake each morning on tour with a new experience in front of you, and when your head hits the pillow, you will know it has been an amazing day. Best of all - we seamlessly handle the details. All you have to do is enjoy the adventure.

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